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About Fidelity Model SCC Sensory Challenger 8 (1980) Electronic Chess Computer

FIDELITY SENSORY CHESS CHALLENGER 8 MODEL SCC ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

The First Thinking Chess Game That Sees Every Move You Make!

FIDELITY SENSORY CHESS CHALLENGER 8 sees every move you make and records it automatically. Match your skill against the Computer's brain. Improved programming lets you play at any level of difficulty from beginner to expert. Works on batteries or plugs into a home wall outlet.... play anytime, anywhere!

New sensory playing surface automatically tells the Computer your every move - from and to - and which piece was moved. The squares light up to graphically show you the Computer's next move. No keys to press - you don't have to learn programming procedures - SENSORY CHESS CHALLENGER 8 lets you devote all your attention to the game.

 

MAIN FIDELITY SENSORY CHESS CHALLENGER 8 MODEL SCC GAME CHARACTERISTICS

  • Eight levels of play. Beginner to expert, including Mate in Two and Chess by Mail.
  • Levels changeable during game: Change from 1 to any level through 8, at any time, on any move.
  • Random computer responses vary every game. Your computer opponent will make it interesting each and every time,
  • Selection of legal offense or defense play: Play from the bottom or the top of the board. Choose black or white.
    Position verification by computer memory recall.
  • Plays opening defenses from chess books, i.e. Sicilian, French, Ruy Lopez, Queen's Gambit Declined.
  • Analyzes as many as 3,024,000 board positions. Uses up to 32,000 bits of Read Only Memory.
  • Audio feedback: Single tone each time you press key; double tone when Computer responds.
  • Problem Mode: Establish your own chess positions and watch the Computer react.
  • Add or subtract pieces during game: Put back the piece you lost by override or take away the Computer's queen for a more even game.
  • Pawn promotion to selected piece: Promote a pawn to a queen automatically, or select a knight or another piece instead.
  • Plays against YOU; plays against ITSELF; changes sides in MID GAME.

Excerpt taken from the Fidelity Sensory Chess Challenger 8 user manual, leaflet and box

 

FIDELITY SENSORY CHESS CHALLENGER 8 - Picture taken from box.

FIDELITY SENSORY CHESS CHALLENGER 8 - Picture taken from box.

 

Numerous other features, includes durable molded housing, uses four “C” size batteries (batteries not included) or plug-in transformer, 100% solid state.

 

Information on Fidelity Model SCC Sensory Challenger 8 (1980) Electronic Chess Computer
Fidelity Model SCC Sensory Challenger 8 (1980) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Fidelity Sensory Challenger 8 (1980)

Fidelity Model SCC Sensory Challenger 8 (1980) Box
Fidelity Model SCC Sensory Challenger 8 (1980) Computer Label
Fidelity Model SCC Sensory Challenger 8 (1980) User Manual

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Computer Label

User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Fidelity Electronics, Inc.

Ron Nelson

1400 USCF

1980

$295,00

1300

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

SCC

My Serial #:

02981881

Processor OEM

Zilog

Processor:

Z80

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

4 MHz

ROM:

4 KB

RAM:

512 Byte

Battery Type:

4 x C Cell

Power Adapter:

9V DC 350 mA +/-

Display:

64 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

8x8 in

10.5/8x11x2.1/2

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

8

Opening Book:

67 Positions

Take Back:

Problem Mode

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate-in-2

Save Game:

Not Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

Not Known

Provide Hint:

Not Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

H8

Infinite Level:

H6 (24 hours)

H2

Game Features

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USCF

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FIDE

USCF

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1345

1202

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