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Mephisto Mein Erster (1991) Electronic Chess Computer
MEPHISTO MEIN ERSTER an ideal computer to teach children and adults to play chess.

MEPHISTO MEIN ERSTER an ideal computer to teach children and adults to play chess.

Picture taken from the Learning Guide.

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DEAR CHESS FRIEND!

We are told that the former World Champion Capablanca learned the game of chess at the age of four, by just observing his father playing chess. However true this story may be, not everyone was born a chess genius.

Our introduction to the game of chess uses the help of a chess computer and teaches in a special way by step-by-step familiarizing the beginner with the chess pieces and the rules for moving these pieces, without overburdening the beginner with too much learning. As soon as a new piece is introduced, the student starts a new game in which he thoroughly learns the intricacies of this new piece before he moves on to the next lesson.

Since a computer is never impatient and never gets irritated, the student can play through the exercises at his own tempo.

Our teach computer has been specifically designed for students from the age of ten, but is also just as suitable for adults who have always wanted to learn the game of chess but were always put off by the complexities of the game.
Children below the age of ten will generally require the help of a parent (or family member) in order to take full advantage of all the lessons provided by the computer.

With this regard, I wish you lots of fun with your first chess computer.

GM DR. HELMUT PFLEGER

Excerpts taken from the Mephisto Mein Erster Learning Guide translated by Spacious Mind.

Mephisto Mein Erster (1991) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Mephisto Mein Erster (1991)

Mephisto Mein Erster (1991) Learning Guide
Mephisto Mein Erster (1991) Button Controls
Mephisto Mein Erster (1991) Sensory Board

Learning Guide

Button Controls

Sensory Board

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Hegener + Glaser

Eric van Riet Paap

1400 German

1991

$149.50

1450

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

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My Serial #:

J141793

Processor OEM

Mitsubishi

Processor:

M50743

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

8 MHz

ROM:

8 KB

RAM:

256 Byte

Battery Type:

4 x AA

Power Adapter:

9V HGN 5001

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

7x7 in

9x11.3/8x7/8

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

8

Opening Book:

2000 Half Moves

Take Back:

10 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

1 Ply main var.

Solve Mate:

-

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

8 ply max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

H8

Infinite Level:

Not Available

H5

Hardware Specification

Game Features

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Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

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