About SciSys Kasparov Model 144 Express 16K (1985) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

ABOUT SCISYS KASPAROV EXPRESS 16K MODEL 144 ELECTRONIC TRAVEL CHESS COMPUTER

 

SCISYS KASPAROV EXPRESS 16K Electronic Travel Chess Computer  - picture taken from box

SCISYS KASPAROV EXPRESS 16K Electronic Travel Chess Computer  - picture taken from box

 

A strong chess computer for enthusiasts and club players. Special features for beginners too.

SCISYS EXPRESS 16K 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.

The logical choice for strong or keen players who want to play chess at any time and anywhere. The elegant, extra flat metallic finish, portable Express 16K goes anywhere. The strong 16K program runs at 8 MHz for speed and accuracy of response.

The computer contains the latest in single-chip microcomputer technology which means that you get a battery life over over 100 hours on three penlite cells (alkaline). 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 EXPRESS 16K Electronic Travel Chess Computer  - picture taken from product leaflet.

SCISYS KASPAROV EXPRESS 16K Electronic Travel Chess Computer  - picture taken from product leaflet.

 

MAIN SCISYS KASPAROV EXPRESS 16K MODEL 144 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • Smart traveling pouch.
  • Instant response:  Program has advanced predictive capabilities when thinking in opponent's time.
  • Strong program:  Can beat 90% of all chess players with its powerful 16K program.
  • Automatic Display Move function:  Shows what computer is thinking. Entertaining and educational.
  • Sensory chessboard:  Registers moves as soon as you move the pieces.
  • Easy to use.
  • Take back up to 8 individual moves.
  • Simple to verify and set up positions.
  • Follows all main rules of chess including 50 move rule, 3 fold repetition, under-promotion etc.
  • Many playing levels:  Casual, tournament, blitz, handicap (for beginners) and problem solving up to Mate in 10.
  • Portable:  Remembers position, even if turned off in the middle of a move. Rugged lid, convenient pieces.
  • Convenient:  2 year memory: plays 100 hours with 3 (AA, AM3, R6) alkaline batteries (not included).

 

Excerpts taken from the SCISYS KAPSAROV EXPRESS 16K user manual, box and product leaflet.

 

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SciSys Kasparov Model 144 Express 16K (1985) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

SciSys Kasparov Express 16K (1985)

SciSys Kasparov Model 144 Express 16K (1985) Game Control Buttons
SciSys Kasparov Model 144 Express 16K (1985) Computer Label
SciSys Kasparov Model 144 Express 16K (1985) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

1511

-

T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

2036

1286

1623

1214

1511

1507

MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

SciSys-W Limited

Julio Kaplan

1800 USCF

1985

$195.00

1440 SSDF

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

144

My Serial #:

S0079316

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:

7.5V DC 200mA

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Sensory Peg

Overall Size:

Board Size:

3.3/8x3.3/8 in

6.3/4x5.1/4x1 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

17

Opening Book:

5,000 Half Moves

Take Back:

8 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 10

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

20 Ply Max

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

B

Infinite Level:

G

4

Hardware Specification

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

-

-

-

1646

1597

Class C Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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