About Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) Electronic Chess Computer

FIDELITY CHESS CHALLENGER 10 VERSION B ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

Version A is the early version of Chess Challenger 10. Later, in the same year Fidelity upgraded the software to Version B. Version A’s seems to have a slightly higher quality workmanship, but it is marginal.

 

MAIN FIDELITY CHESS CHALLENGER 10 VERSION B GAME CHARACTERISTICS

      The Average Response Times per move for each Chess Challenger “10” Level are as follows:

          • CL1 - BEGINNER -- 3 seconds.
          • CL2 - INTERMEDIATE -- 15 seconds.
          • CL3 - EXPERIENCED -- 35 seconds.
          • CL4 - ADVANCED -- 1:20 minutes.
          • CL5 - SUPERIOR -- 2:20 minutes.
          • CL6 - MATE IN 2 (2 Move puzzlers) -- 60 minutes.
          • CL7 - POSTAL CHESS (for Games by Mail) -- 24 hours.
          • CL8 - EXPERT -- 11 minutes.
          • CL9 - Excellent -- 6 minutes.
          • CL10 - TOURNAMENT PRACTICES -- 3 minutes.

Excerpts taken from Fidelity Chess Challenger 10 user manual.

 

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FIDELITY CHESS CHALLENGER 10 - Version Comparison

FIDELITY CHESS CHALLENGER 10 - Version Comparison

 

At Schachcomputer.info there is an explanation on how to check which version of Fidelity Chess Challenger 10 you might have.

With Chess Challenger 10 playing White, when opening with the Queen's pawn to d4. You playing as Black, can now force the following responses:

                  • 1. d4 d5
                  • 2. c4 c6

After you have played 2. ... c6 as Black, the two Chess Challenger 10 versions will differ in their next move:

                • VERSION A PLAYS: 3. Nc3
                • VERSION B PLAYS: 3. Nf3

The above picture shows both versions.

Information on Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) Electronic Chess Computer

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Fidelity Chess Challenger 10B Carrying Case

Original Vinyl Bags for Chess Pieces

Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) Carrying Case
Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) Original Vinyl Bags for Chess Pieces
Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Fidelity Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979)

Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) Carrying Case
Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) LED Display
Fidelity Model CCX Chess Challenger 10 Version B (1979) User Manual

Carrying Case

LED Display

User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Fidelity Electronics, Inc.

Ron Nelson

1800 USCF

1979

$495.00

1153

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

CCX

My Serial #:

195598

Processor OEM

Zilog

Processor:

Z80

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

4 MHz

ROM:

4 KB

RAM:

512 Byte

Battery Type:

Mains Only

Power Adapter:

9V DC +/-

Display:

LED 4 Char 7 Seg

Board Type:

Non Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

7x7 in

13x8.3/8x1.1/4

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

10

Opening Book:

69 Half Moves

Take Back:

Not Available

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 2

Save Game:

Not Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

Not Known

Provide Hint:

Not Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

CL10

Infinite Level:

CL7 (24 Hours)

CL3 (35 Seconds)

Hardware Specification

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

Other Computer Chess Ratings 1985

USCF

USCF

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USCF

Chess Digest

CCNS

Ply

FIDE

USCF

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1414

1293

 

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