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Novag Alto (1988)
“NOVAG ALTO”

“NOVAG ALTO”

Picture taken from the Novag Alto box.

“NOVAG ALTO” Electronic Chess Computer

“NOVAG ALTO” Electronic Chess Computer

Picture taken from the Novag Alto box.

The FASTEST CHESS COMPUTER in its class with an excellent TACTICAL GAME. A real challenge for GOOD PLAYERS and a tutor for BEGINNERS.

MAIN NOVAG ALTO GAME CHARACTERISTICS

      • NEW: 24 skill levels including training, tournament and analysis levels.
      • Easy to operate.
      • Quick and enjoyable games at all levels.
      • Change of level during the game.
      • Contains all international chess rules including en-passant moves, castlings and pawn promotions/underpromotions.
      • CHECK, STALEMATE and CHECKMATE announcement.
      • Solves most MATE-IN-4 problems.
      • SAVES GAME POSITION in MEMORY when switched off.
      • Plays against itself.
      • Easy correction of weak or wrong moves.
      • Take-back function.
      • Large SENSOR CHESS BOARD and fine MAGNETIC STAUNTON PIECES in a travel pouch.
      • PORTABLE.
      • Plays on six 1.5V UM-3 type alkaline batteries or Novag adapter Art. No. 8210 (both not included).

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG Alto box.

Information
Novag Alto (1988)

Novag Alto (1988)

Novag Alto (1988)

Box

Novag Alto (1988) Box

Model: 882

Novag Alto (1988) Model 882

User Manual

Novag Alto (1988) User Manual

Novag the Name for Computer Chess Intelligence!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1988

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$159.95

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

882

My Serial #:

404025

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6301Y

8 Bit Single Chip

8 MHz

4 KB

192 Byte

Battery Operated:

6 x AA

Adapter Option:

9V DC -/+

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s 2 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Push Sensory Chessboard

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

10.7/8” x 10.3/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Buttons

Push Buttons

24

100 Half Moves

4 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate-in-4

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

A3

Tournament Level:

A7

Infinite Level:

B8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

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