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ABOUT SCISYS KASPAROV CHESS COMPANION III MODEL 206 ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

 

SCISYS KASPAROV CHESS COMPANION III Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from product leaflet.

SCISYS KASPAROV CHESS COMPANION III Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from product leaflet.

 

Plays chess up to regular club level. Modern, elegant, and rich in features.

COMPANION III is a sophisticated chess computer which automatically registers your moves on its built-in sensor chessboard. It has 17 different levels of skill. There are a number of additional features which make all operations easy to understand. You will be sure to appreciate the new instant response program that gives you very fast games in the casual levels.

 

November ‘85 - The COMPANION III is ideally suited to chess enthusiasts and club players. - Garry Kasparov - World Champion. (November ‘85)

November ‘85

The COMPANION III is ideally suited to chess enthusiasts and club players.

Garry Kasparov - World Champion. (November ‘85)

 

The computer contains the latest in single-chip microcomputer technology which means that you get a battery life of over 150 hours on three penlite cells (alkaline type). The last position of a game is always stored in memory and retained for up to 2 years. We hope that these features will contribute to your enjoyment of the game.

 

SCISYS KASPAROV CHESS COMPANION III Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from back of computer.

SCISYS KASPAROV CHESS COMPANION III Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from back of computer.

 

The handsome cabinet of the Companion III contains a powerful program that beats over 90% of all regular chess players, but at Handicap level even a beginner can get an equal game and develop his skill.

 

MAIN SCISYS KASPAROV CHESS COMPANION III MODEL 206 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

INSTANT RESPONSE

    • Program has advanced predictive capabilities when thinking in opponent time.

STRONG PROGRAM

    • Can beat 90% of all chess players with its powerful 16K program. Also has teaching and handicap modes.

17 PLAYING LEVELS

    • 8 casual, 4 tournament, 5 special (including speed chess: Blitz, handicap and problem solving up to Mate in 10).

EASY TO USE

    • Take Back moves up to 8 ply.
    • Display Move under consideration
    • Chessboard senses moves.
    • Simple Position verification and Set Up capability.
    • Follows all main rules of chess including 50-move rule, 3-fold repetition, under-promotion etc.

 

Excerpts taken from SCISYS KASPAROV CHESS COMPANION III user manual and box.

 

Information on SciSys Kasparov Model 206 Chess Companion III (1986) Electronic Chess Computer
SciSys Kasparov Model 206 Chess Companion III (1986) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

SciSys Kasparov Chess Companion III (1986)

SciSys Kasparov Model 206 Chess Companion III (1986) Box
SciSys Kasparov Model 206 Chess Companion III (1986) Game Control Buttons
SciSys Kasparov Model 206 Chess Companion III (1986) User Manual

Box

Control Buttons

User Manual

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Schachcomputer.Info

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

SciSys-W Limited

Julio Kaplan

1800 USCF

1986

$195,00

1440 SSDF

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

206

My Serial #:

CP054829

Processor OEM

Hitachi

Processor:

6301Y

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

8/4=2 MHz

ROM:

16 KB

RAM:

256 Byte

Battery Type:

3 x AA

Power Adapter:

9V D/C +/- 100 mA

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

6.1/4x6.1/4 in

13x9.1/4x1.1/4

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

17

Opening Book:

5000 Half moves

Take Back:

8 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 10

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:

B

Infinite Level:

G

4

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

Other  Computer Chess Ratings

USCF

USCF

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Human Rating

USCF

CCR

CCNS

Ply

FIDE

USCF

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1646

1597

Class C Level Electronic Table Top Chess Computer!

Hardware Specification

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