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Mephisto Marco Polo (1987) Electronic Travel Chess Computer
MEPHISTO MARCO POLO

MEPHISTO MARCO POLO

Picture taken from Mephisto Marco Polo box.

We would like to congratulate you on the purchase or your new MEPHISTO Marco Polo. This computer offers you an excellent price-to-performance ratio. Although the computer costs relatively little, test games against much more expensive chess-computers (also higher rated) have shown that the MEPHISTO Marco Polo is a very strong partner. With it’s Tutor function the computer offers you a completely new feature which will help you to learn and improve your chess.

We of the MEPHISTO team wish you many happy hours with your MEPHISTO chess partner.

HEGENER + GLASER AG - MUNICH - GERMANY

MAIN MEPHISTO MARCO POLO CHARACTERISTICS:

      • For beginners through club players.
      • 50 levels, 16 special beginner levels.
      • Input of moves by pressure sensors and 16 LEDs.
      • Position storing for chess problems, studies and mate solving problems.
      • Position store function, interrupted games can be stored and continued later.
      • Opening library with approximately 300 variations.
      • Move take back: 10 plies possible.
      • Chess tutor, warns you of mistakes and suggest better moves.
      • Information mode, shows the computers thinking process and search depth.
      • Memory mode, for entering move sequences.
      • Position verification.
      • Search depth up to 8 plies.
      • Battery Life: Approximately 80 hours of play.

Excerpts taken out of the Hegener + Glaser Mephisto Marco Polo User Manual and box.

MEPHISTO Marco Polo is a very attractive looking travel chess computer which plays an interesting game of chess at around 1900-1950 ELO USCF.

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MEPHISTO MARCO POLO 1900 US-ELO

MEPHISTO MARCO POLO 1900 US-ELO

Picture taken from Mephisto Marco Polo Product Leaflet.

Mephisto Marco Polo (1987) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Mephisto Marco Polo (1987)

Mephisto Marco Polo (1987) Box
Mephisto Marco Polo (1987) Protective Cover
Mephisto Marco Polo (1987) User Manual

Box

Protective Cover

User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Hegener + Glaser

Frans Morsch

1700 German

1987

$149.00

1683

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

-

My Serial #:

M172871

Processor OEM

Hitachi

Processor:

6301Y

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

2 MHz

ROM:

16 KB

RAM:

256 Byte

Battery Type:

3 x AA

Power Adapter:

Battery Only

Display:

16 Board LED’s

Board Type:

Peg Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

3.3/4x3.3/4 in

6.3/4x6x1 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

50

Opening Book:

500 Variations

Take Back:

10 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

1 Ply main var.

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 6

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

10 ply max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

A7

Infinite Level:

D1

A4

Hardware Specification

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 1995

CCNS 1995

Ply 1995

FIDE

USCF

1801

1740

1862

1808

1808

Class A Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

 

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