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About Novag Model 1027 Star Opal (2005) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

ABOUT NOVAG STAR OPAL MODEL 1027 ELECTRONIC TRAVEL CHESS COMPUTER

 

NOVAG STAR OPAL Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  picture taken from box

NOVAG STAR OPAL Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  picture taken from box

 

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

 

NOVAG STAR OPAL Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  picture taken from box

NOVAG STAR OPAL Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  picture taken from box

 

MAIN NOVAG STAR OPAL MODEL 1027 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • Original and fully portable chess computer with easy to operate SENSOR TECHNOLOGY. Ideal for novice and experienced players.
  • Strong program working with 8 MHz system clock speed.
  • Choose between 128 redesigned playing levels including training and tournament levels as well as problem solving levels up to mate-in-6 moves.
  • Extensive opening book containing more than 8500 half-moves and fascinating middle and end game strategies.
  • Programmed in accordance to the International Chess Rules, knows en-passant moves, castling and pawn promotion.
  • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
  • Very fast response time.
  • Plays against itself.
  • TAKE BACK function for easy correction of weak or wrong moves (25 half-moves).
  • Provides HINT, TRAINING and REFEREE features if you need advice.
  • Position verification and position set up for problem solving.
  • Choice of color to play, change of color possible also during the game.
  • Saves game in MEMORY when switched off.
  • 100 hours of challenging chess from 4 x AAA alkaline batteries or optional mains adapter (Novag Art. No. 8210) for home use (both not supplied).

 

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG STAR OPAL user manual and box.

 

Information on Novag Model 1027 Star Opal (2005) Electronic Travel Chess Computer
Novag Model 1027 Star Opal (2005) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Novag Star Opal (2005)

Novag Model 1027 Star Opal (2005) Box
Novag Model 1027 Star Opal (2005) Computer Label
Novag Model 1027 Star Opal (2005) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Novag Industries Ltd.

David Kittinger

1900 USCF

2005

$129.00

Not Available

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

1027

My Serial #:

192062

Processor OEM

Philips Semicon?

Processor:

80C51?

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

8 MHz

ROM:

16 KB

RAM:

768 Byte

Battery Type:

4 x AAA

Power Adapter:

9V DC 300 mA -/+e

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

4x4 in

5.1/4x7.5/8x1 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

128

Opening Book:

8500 Half Moves

Take Back:

25 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 6

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

12 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

WF6

Infinite Level:

BF5

WE7

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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1595

1529

Class C Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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