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Mephisto Nigel Short (1993)
MEPHISTO NIGEL SHORT Electronic Chess Computer.

MEPHISTO NIGEL SHORT Electronic Chess Computer.

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.

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 NIGEL SHORT 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 20,000 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 LED’s.
      • 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 KByte ROM.
      • 8 KByte RAM.
      • 5 MHz clock speed.

Excerpts taken from Mephisto Nigel Short User Manual and Box.

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.

Information

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993)

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993)

Box

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) Box

Serial: 253282

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) Serial: 253282

User Manual

Mephisto Nigel Short (1993) User Manual

A Collectible: Only Chess Computer Endorsed by Nigel Short!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Hegener + Glaser

Ed Schroeder

Year:

1993

Manufacturer ELO

2200 USCF

Original Price

$495.00

Wiki ELO:

2031

Model #:

-

My Serial #:

253282

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

65C02

8 Bit

5 Mhz

64 KB

8 KB

Battery Operated:

6 x AA

Adapter Option:

9V 300 mA +/-

Display Type:

32 Character LCD + 16 Board LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Chess Board

Board Size:

7.5/8 x 7.5/8”

Overall Size:

13.3/8” x 10.1/4” x 1.3/8”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Board

Push Buttons

Unlimited

20,000+ Half Moves

Complete Game

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 8

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

30S or 60/30

Tournament Level:

180S or 40/2 Hours

Infinite Level:

Analyse

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

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L

%

ELO

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D

L

%

ELO

160

58

42

61

48.8

2021

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n/a

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Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

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ELO

#

W

D

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%

ELO

24

10

5

9

52.1

2022

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