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Mephisto Schachschule & Europa (1989)
MEPHISTO SCHACHSCHULE & EUROPA Electronic Chess Computer.

MEPHISTO SCHACHSCHULE & EUROPA Electronic Chess Computer.

Beginners to experienced chess players will benefit from the unique Mephisto dialogue system, which when combined with the accompanied chess study book written by Grandmaster Dr. Helmut Pfleger and chess computer expert Ossi Weiner that teaches you the principles to allow you to complete the official Pawn diploma and Rook diploma of the German Chess Federation (DSB)!

Picture taken from Mephisto Schachschule box. Text translated by Spacious-Mind.

MEPHISTO SCHACHSCHULE

MEPHISTO SCHACHSCHULE

The first computer assisted chess course written by Dr. Helmut Pfleger and Ossi Weiner (106 pages).

Picture taken from Mephisto Schachschule book cover.

DEAR CHESS FRIEND!

With your new MEPHISTO CHESS SCHOOL we have tried to offer you a very attractive price-performance chess computer.  Although it costs relatively little money, it has asserted itself in test matches against sometimes much more expensive and stronger-perceived chess computers.   The TUTOR function also offers some completely new possibilities that will hopefully benefit you in your chess development. If you decide to purchase MEPHISTO CHESS SCHOOL (with its accompanying book), you will be owning the first computerized chess course,  and take full advantage of the 64 preprogrammed chess exercises.

MAIN MEPHISTO SCHACHSCHULE & EUROPA GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

  • SOFT-TOUCH-SENSOR BOARD - makes it easy to use.
  • 50 Levels of Play - includes 1 Analysis, 1 Problem and 16 special Beginner levels.
  • Thinks while opponent is pondering his next move.
  • Large Openings Library - knows transpositions.
  • Take back up to 10 half-moves.
  • Easy manual entry of special moves, openings or positions.
  • Referee function.
  • Solves mate-in-6 problems.
  • Fast efficient 16K program.
  • Warns you if you make an error.
  • Offers hints if you need assistance.
  • Shows you what move it is considering and depth of search.
  • New chess course program with 64 preprogrammed positions for you to practice and learn.
  • Accompanied Chess Tutor book with more than 100 positions and test diagrams.
  • Earn your Pawn and Rook diplomas from the German Chess Federation.
  • Plays on 4 x AA batteries or with MEPHISTO adapter.

Excerpts translated by SPACIOUS-MIND from the “Hegener + Glaser Mephisto Schachschule” User Manual and Box.

Information

Mephisto Schachschule & Europa (1989)

Mephisto Schachschule & Europa (1989)

Box

Mephisto Schachschule & Europa (1989) Box

Model: Schachschule

Model: Schachschule

User Manual

Mephisto Schachschule & Europa (1989) User Manual

50 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Hegener + Glaser

Frans Morsch

Year:

1989

Manufacturer ELO

1900 USCF

Original Price

$225,00

Wiki ELO:

1683

Model #:

-

My Serial #:

0241168

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6301Y Single Chip

8 Bit

2 Mhz (8 Mhz Quartz)

16 KB

256 Byte

Battery Operated:

4 x (AA Size)

Adapter Option:

9V DC

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Board

Board Size:

3.1/2” x 3.1/2”

Overall Size:

9” x 11.1/2” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Board

Push Buttons

50

3,500 Half Moves

8 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 6

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

A4

Tournament Level:

A7

Infinite Level:

D1

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

142

43

31

68

41.2

1705

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

26

5

13

8

44.2

1780

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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