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ABOUT NOVAG SECONDO MODEL 891 ELECTRONIC TRAVEL CHESS COMPUTER

 

NOVAG SECONDO Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  picture taken from box.

NOVAG SECONDO Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  picture taken from box.

 

Your NOVAG SECONDO can be your tutor if you are a beginner or your challenging chess partner if you are already a chess player.

 

MAIN NOVAG SECONDO MODEL 891 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • A SMALL EASY TO CARRY chess computer with a “MAGIC” SENSOR BOARD. Your ideal TRAVELING COMPANION.
  • Very easy to operate.
  • Programmed in accordance with International chess rules, knows en-passant moves, castling and pawn promotion.
  • Saves last game position in memory when switched off.
  • Fast response time.
  • Surprisingly strong with 16 skill levels including 4 tournament levels and 1 level to solve chess problems.
  • Change of levels also during a game.
  • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcements; solves most Mate-in-3 moves.
  • EASY correction through TAKE BACK FUNCTION.
  • Plays against itself.
  • TAKE BACK function for easy correction of weak or wrong moves.
  • Full position VERIFICATION at anytime and simple SET UP of board positions.
  • Choice of color to play; change of color possible during a game.
  • Plays with 4 X 1.5V UM-4 type alkaline or heavy duty batteries..

 

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG SECONDO user anual and box.

 

Information on  Novag Model 891 Secondo (1989) Electronic Chess Computer
 Novag Model 891 Secondo (1989) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Novag Secondo (1989)

 Novag Model 891 Secondo (1989) Box
 Novag Model 891 Secondo (1989) Computer Label
 Novag Model 891 Secondo (1989) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

1017

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T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Novag Industries Ltd.

David Kittinger

1500 USCF

1989

$119.00

Not Available

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

891

My Serial #:

553389

Processor OEM

Toshiba?

Processor:

TMP47C400?

Speed:

Type:

4 Bit

8 MHz

ROM:

4 KB

RAM:

256 Byte

Battery Type:

4 x AAA

Power Adapter:

Not Available

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Peg Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

2.7/8x2.7/8 in

3.5/8x8x1.1/8 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

16

Opening Book:

1650 Half Moves

Take Back:

4 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 3

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

6 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Not Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

12

Infinite Level:

16

8

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

CCNS

Ply

FIDE

USCF

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1269

1103

Class E Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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