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RadioShack Champion 2150L (1992)

CHESS CHAMPION - THE GAME ADVANCED ENOUGH FOR MASTERS

Ideal for any chess lover, from the beginner to the most accomplished. The powerful 32K program provides 64 levels of play -- 16 difficulty levels for standard play. 37 time-controlled play levels (including several that simulate various levels of tournament play), and 11 analysis play levels that let you learn from the computer’s solutions to special chess problems. Pause feature lets you turn off the computer and continue the game later -- with fresh alkaline batteries, it remembers information up to two years! Opening-Book Memory lets the computer to respond more rapidly during the opening moves. A Help function lets you ask the the computer to suggest your next move, plus you can take back and replay up to 50 moves. A special Auto-Play setting lets you learn by watching the computer play against itself. Markers let you mark crucial points in the game so you can take a look later. LCD board display. Endorsed by chess champion Garry Kasparov. Requires 6 “C” batteries or A/C Adaptor.

Excerpts taken from “Radio Shack Catalog” 1995

Your Radio Shack Chess Champion 2150L is an advanced chess computer endorsed by world chess champion, Gary Kasparov. Your computer is a great opponent, referee and teacher. Special features include the following:

  • DISPLAY
    • Shows the current positions of the pieces in case you accidentally disturb the chessboard, gives helpful messages, and lets you view a variety of special displays.
  • SIXTY-FOUR LEVELS OF PLAY
    • Give you 16 difficulty levels for standard play, 37 time-controlled play levels including several that simulate various types of tournament play, and 11 analysis play levels that let you learn from the computer’s solutions to special chess problems.
  • RULE ENFORCEMENT
    • Prevents illegal moves as you play against the computer or another person.
  • OPENING-BOOK MEMORY
    • Lets the computer respond more rapidly during the opening moves in a game.
  • PAUSE
    • Lets you turn off the computer and continue the game later. With fresh batteries the computer remembers information for up to 2 years.
  • HELP
    • Lets you ask the computer to suggest your next move.
  • SETUP
    • Lets you set up special chess problems
  • AUTO-PLAY
    • Lets you learn by watching the computer play against itself.
  • TAKE-BACK/REPLAY
    • Lets you take back and replay up to 50 moves
  • MARKERS
    • Lets you mark crucial points in a game so that you can take another look later.

Excerpts taken from “Radio Shack Champion 2150L” User Manual.

Information

RadioShack Champion 2150L (1992)

RadioShack Champion 2150L (1992)

Sensory Board

RadioShack Champion 2150L (1992) Sensory Board

Push Button Controls

RadioShack Champion 2150L (1992) Push Button Controls & Full LCD Chessboard

User Manual

RadioShack Champion 2150L (1992) User Manual

The Game Advanced Enough For Masters!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

RadioShack/Tandy Corporation

Julio Kaplan

Year:

1992

Manufacturer ELO

2150

Original Price

$159.99

Wiki ELO:

1720

Model #:

60-2254

My Serial #:

N/A

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

H8

8 Bit Single Chip

8 Mhz

32 KB

1 KB

Battery Operated:

6 x (C Size)

Adapter Option:

9V DC

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s + 4-Charachter LCD

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

16.1/2” x 11” x 1.1/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Touch Sensory Board

Push Button Controls

64

17000 Half Moves

50 moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 8

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Active Level:

A5

Tournament Level:

B2

Infinite Level:

B7

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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