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ABOUT SCISYS CHESS COMPANION II MODEL 204 ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

 

SCISYS CHESS COMPANION II Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from computer.

SCISYS CHESS COMPANION II Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from computer.

 

CHESS COMPANION II is an uncomplicated chess computer which will automatically register your moves on the built-in chessboard. It uses the 16 lights on the edge of the board to indicate its own moves. The computer is battery operated and contains a low-power memory which will retain the last position of an interrupted game for up to one year.

 

MAIN SCISYS CHESS COMPANION II MODEL 204 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

    • Very strong chess program.
    • 9 adjustable levels from beginner to regular club player.
    • Solves mate-in-4 problems.
    • Built-in openings book.
    • Thinks in opponent's time.
    • Modern sensory chessboard reads your moves as soon as you make them.
    • Full set of display lamps for white black, check, checkmate, stalemate, enter position, and computing.
    • Sound control.
    • Takes back moves, suggests moves.
    • Turn On and Off at any time - even in the middle of a move.
    • Remembers positions for up to one year.
    • Easy to set up, verify and change positions.
    • Perfect for all members of the family.
    • Requires 3 AA batteries or 9V adapter (not included).

 

CHESS COMPANION II has nine level of skill. The average response times are as follows:

    • LEVEL 0 - 2 seconds.
    • LEVEL 1 - 5 seconds.
    • LEVEL 2 - 15 seconds.
    • LEVEL 3 - 1 minute.
    • LEVEL 4 - 2 minutes.
    • LEVEL 5 - 3 minutes (Tournament mode).
    • LEVEL 6 - 8 minutes.
    • LEVEL 7 - 2 hours (Analysis).
    • LEVEL 8 - Problem mode.

 

Excerpts taken from SCISYS CHESS COMPANION II user manual and box.

 

Information on SciSys  Model 204 Chess Companion II (1983) Electronic Chess Computer
SciSys  Model 204 Chess Companion II (1983) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

SciSys Chess Companion II (1983)

SciSys  Model 204 Chess Companion II (1983) Information LEDs
SciSys  Model 204 Chess Companion II (1983) Computer Label
SciSys  Model 204 Chess Companion II (1983) User Manual

Information LEDs

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

1197

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T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

SciSys-W Limited

Kaare Danielsen

1650 USCF

1983

$195,00

1380 SSDF

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

204

My Serial #:

Y1319762

Processor OEM

Hitachi

Processor:

HD6301V

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

3.6 MHz

ROM:

4 KB

RAM:

256 Byte

Battery Type:

3 x AA

Power Adapter:

9V D/C +/-

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

7.3/4x7.3/4 in

13x9.1/4x1.5/8

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

9

Opening Book:

Limited

Take Back:

6 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 4

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

8 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Not Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

5

Infinite Level:

8 (2 Hours)

2 (15 Seconds)

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

Other  Computer Chess Ratings

USCF

USCF

Spacious Mind

Human Rating

USCF

CCR

CCNS

Ply

FIDE

USCF

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1407

1283

Class D Level Electronic Table Top Chess Computer!

Hardware Specification

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