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Mephisto Academy (1989) Electronic Chess Computer
“MEPHISTO ACADEMY”

“MEPHISTO ACADEMY” Logo taken from Box.

The Ideal tournament and training chess computer for all who want to learn or improve their chess.

      • Simple to use - only 8 keys needed.
      • Has unique 32 character dot matrix LCD display to show information optimally.
      • Uses one of the World's strongest 48 K Byte programs.
      • User upgrade possible due to use of module technology.
      • Use the computer to calculate your own playing strength in ELO points.

Tournament applications:

      • ELO tournament function: enter the playing strength in ELO points with which the computer should play against you.
      • Tournament level, number of moves and time checks can be freely set.
      • Action chess (rapid chess) facility, also with ELO setting.
      • Blitz (lightening) chess possible, both time limits separately settable.
      • Additional tournament opening book.

Training applications:

      • Specific openings training (display shows opening being played)
      • New concept used for the evaluation of the player's moves by the built-in chess instructor.
      • 9 different playing styles possible (!) through the combination of brute force and very special selection methods.
      • Playing strength of the computer can be drastically reduced with the help of the Handicap function.

Excerpts taken out of the “Hegener + Glaser Mephisto Academy” Box (side).

Wooden magnet sensory board, you just pick up the chess piece and place it on to the square you want to move to.  No pressing of board squares required. 

“Mephisto Academy” close up of the picture shown at the front of the Training Book included in the box, written in German by Dr. Helmut Pfleger, Gerd Treppner & Helmut Weigel.

“Mephisto Academy” close up of the picture shown at the front of the Training Book included in the box, written in German by Dr. Helmut Pfleger, Gerd Treppner & Helmut Weigel.

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Mephisto Academy (1989) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Mephisto Academy (1989)

Mephisto Academy (1989) Box
Mephisto Academy (1989) LCD Display
Mephisto Academy (1989) User Manual

Box

LCD Display

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Hegener + Glaser

Ed Schroeder

2100 German

1989

DM 998.00

1939

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

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My Serial #:

0732984

Processor OEM

MOS

Processor:

65C02

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

4.9152 MHz

ROM:

48 KB

RAM:

8 KB

Battery Type:

Not Included

Power Adapter:

9V DC HGN 5001

Display:

32 Char LCD

Board Type:

Magnet Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

10.3/8x10.3/8 in

12.3/8x15x1.1/4

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

9 Select Options

Opening Book:

3000+ variations

Take Back:

All Game Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

4 ply main var.

Solve Mate:

Mate in 8

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

16 ply max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

180s or 40/2 hrs

Infinite Level:

Available

30s or 40/20

Hardware Specification

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Chess  Rating

Rating Test

Other Computer Chess Ratings

USCF

USCF

Spacious Mind

Human Rating

USCF

CCR 1995

CCNS 1995

Ply 1995

FIDE

USCF

 

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ELO FUNCTION Logo used by Mephisto to show chess computers ELO Rating capability. Picture taken from Box.

ELO FUNCTION Logo used by Mephisto to show chess computers ELO Rating capability. Picture taken from Box.

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