ABOUT NOVAG SAPPHIRE MODEL 9204 ELECTRONIC TRAVEL CHESS COMPUTER
The NOVAG SAPPHIRE is the latest Chess Computer from NOVAG with H8 RISC-Style Technology, which offers an array of new features such as : the computer is learning from its play so as not to repeat bad moves. The new SAPPHIRE has incorporated Hash-Tables to significantly improve the chess computer's play, especially the endgame play.
NOVAG SAPPHIRE Features. - Picture taken from the Novag Product catalog.
MAIN NOVAG SAPPHIRE MODEL 9204 GAME CHARACTERISTICS
Wealth of analysis tools including:
The SAPPHIRE learns from its mistakes: SAPPHIRE remembers up to 140 positions from games where its score has suddenly dropped. Next time the SAPPHIRE will avoid the same mistake.
64 Game Storage: The SAPPHIRE can store, recall and replay up to 64 complete games = 10,000 moves.
LCD Display: The cleverly arranged Liquid Crystal Display shows a multitude of playing features:
Opening Book: Vary the style of play by selecting active or passive opening book, selective of full width search, with or without extensions, and by selecting one of 4 levels of randomness.
Connectivity: The SAPPHIRE connects to NOVAG’S unique SUPER SYSTEM which allows you to record and display its full thought processes on most types of home computer and even to display the game, move by move, on a Domestic Color TV.
Excerpts taken from the NOVAG SAPPHIRE user manual and box.