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Mephisto Berlin (1992) Electronic Chess Computer

Dear Chess Player,

Welcome to the ever-growing ranks of MEPHISTO chess computer owners. We are confident that your new acquisition will give you a lot of pleasure and satisfaction.

Your MEPHISTO is a high-quality product made in Germany. It is extremely user-friendly and offers you a large number of special features. This makes it the ideal tournament and training partner for every chess enthusiast.

And now we wish you many hours of fun and excitement with your new electronic chess partner.

MAIN MEPHISTO MILANO GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

EQUIPPED WITH:

    • Cover-inside with score sheet pad and flat pieces for traveling.
    • Black, silver and gray pieces for at home.

PLAYING STRENGTH:

    • Top chess program for beginners up to tournament players.
    • The level can be optimally adjusted to your own playing strength.
    • Opening library with over 25,000 plies.
    • Search extensions in case of kings attacks.
    • Improved endgame knowledge.

TRAINING FEATURES:

    • Chess trainer.
    • Opening trainer.
    • Hint moves.
    • Position evaluation.
    • Shows main line.
    • Display of the opening played (Sicilian defense, Spanish etc.).

LEVELS OF PLAY:

    • Beginners levels.
    • Tournament levels.
    • Speed-chess levels.
    • Correspondence chess levels.
    • Analysis level.
    • Mate-search level with mate up to 8 moves.

OPERATION:

    • Pressure-sensor board with 16 LEDs.
    • 32-character graphic display.
    • Display texts alternatively in German or English.
    • Position memory, keeps the game in its memory when the unit is switched off.

TECHNICAL DATA:

    • 65C02 Microprocessor.
    • 64 K Byte ROM.
    • 8 K Byte RAM.
    • 5 MHz clock speed.

Excerpts taken from Mephisto Nigel Short User Manual and Box.

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) Electronic Chess Computer
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Picture shows protective cover, sponsorship logo of the 1993 Times World Chess Championship match between Nigel Short and Garry Kasparov and white magnetic chess pieces.

Picture shows protective cover, sponsorship logo of the 1993 Times World Chess Championship match between Nigel Short and Garry Kasparov and white magnetic chess pieces.

Picture taken from Mephisto Nigel Short box.

MEPHISTO NIGEL SHORT Electronic Chess Computer

MEPHISTO NIGEL SHORT Electronic Chess Computer

Endorsed by Grandmaster Nigel Short. Computer was launched to celebrate his World Championship match against Garry Kasparov.

Picture taken from Mephisto Nigel Short box.

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993)

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) Box
Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) Computer Label
Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

2028

2031

T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

-

-

-

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Hegener + Glaser

Ed Schroeder

2200 USCF

1993

$495.00

2031

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

-

My Serial #:

253282

Processor OEM

MOS Tech.

Processor:

65C02

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

4.9152 MHz

ROM:

64 KB

RAM:

8 KB

Battery Type:

6 x AA

Power Adapter:

9V DC HGN 5001

Display:

2x16 Dot Matrix

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

7.5/8x7.5/8 in

13.3/8x10x1.3/8

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

Unlimited Levels

Opening Book:

25K Half Moves

Take Back:

Complete Game

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

4 Ply Main Var.

Solve Mate:

Mate in 8

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

22 ply max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

40/2 Hrs

Infinite Level:

Analyse

30S

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 1995

CCNS 1995

Ply

FIDE

USCF

2194

2194

-

2053

2114

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