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SciSys Mk 12 (1986)
SCISYS MK. 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

SCISYS MK. 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from the SciSys MK. 12 box.

SCISYS MK. 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

SCISYS MK. 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from a SciSys MK. 12 Product Leaflet.

SciSys Mk. 12

“Truly versatile. Teaches chess tactics, shows the best moves, warns of danger. You set the level of help required and then play against the computer.”

Your SCISYS KASPAROV MK. 12 chess computer is programmed to play chess with you and to teach you more about this great game. It automatically registers your moves on its built-in sensor chessboard, has eight levels of skill and is especially programmed for fast response. The computer also has a number of novel coaching features which make it ideal for beginners and casual players who wish to improve their game.

In normal games the computer will monitor your moves and make sure that they do not violate the rules of chess. It will help you learn different openings nd suggest moves for you when you need help. If you are a beginner the computer will warn you when your pieces are threatened and let you take back a move if you commit a blunder. While it is computing its moves it will even show you the move it is considering and tell you what it thinks in the position.

With your SCISYS KASPAROV MK. 12 chess computer you can learn and practice the easy way. It encourages you to improve your chess so that you enjoy the game more. Soon you should be able to beat the computer on the lower levels and switch to a higher one for challenging games. Once you begin to hold your own on these levels you will know that you are a proficient player and have nothing to fear from average human opponents.

As your interest in chess develops you will want to take a look at the eight built-in chess studies and solve them with the help of the computer. This novel feature gives you interesting insights into high-class chess and many additional hours of please with your SCISYS KASPAROV MK. 12 chess computer.

Excerpt taken from the “SciSys Mk 12” User Manual and Product Leaflet.

Information

SciSys Mk 12 (1986)

SciSys Mk 12 (1986)

Box

SciSys Mk 12 (1986) Box

Model: 164

SciSys Mk 12 (1986) Model 164

User Manual

SciSys Mk 12 (1986) User Manual

16 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

SciSys W Ltd

Julio Kaplan

Year:

1986

Manufacturer ELO

1450 USCF

Original Price

$149.00

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

164

My Serial #:

RO59329

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

Hitachi 44868A12

4 Bit

600 KHz

5 K

128 Bytes

Battery Operated:

4 x AA (1000 hrs)

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Board

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

9.1/4” x 11.1/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Board

Sensory Buttons

16

250 Half Moves

2 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

No / Yes

No / No

Mate in 3

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

5 (15 sec.)

Tournament Level:

7 (75 sec.)

Infinite Level:

8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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