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Novag Topaz (1992)
“NOVAG Topaz” Electronic Chess Computer.

“NOVAG Topaz” Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Topaz box.

“NOVAG Topaz” Electronic Chess Computer.

“NOVAG Topaz” Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Topaz box.

MAIN NOVAG TOPAZ GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • A small easy to carry chess computer.
    • Very easy to operate.
    • NEW strong program with 16 skill levels.
    • Programmed in accordance with the International Chess Rules, knows en-passant moves, castlings and pawn promotion.
    • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
    • Fast response times.
    • Pays against itself.
    • NEW with HINT and TRAINING FUNCTION which are great tutoring features.
    • Easy correction through TAKE BACK function.
    • Position verification and position set up for problem solving.
    • Saves game position in MEMORY when switched off.
    • One set of 4 X AAA cells (not supplied) allows 1000 hours of play.

Excerpts taken from “NOVAG Topaz” User Manual and box.

Information

Novag Topaz (1992)

Novag Topaz (1992)

Box

Novag Topaz (1992) Box

Model: 9206

Novag Topaz (1992) Model: 9206

User Manual

Novag Topaz (1992) User Manual

Has Built-in Non Sensory Magnetic Chess Board!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1992

Manufacturer ELO

1500 USCF

Original Price

N/A

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

9206

My Serial #:

171965

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

Singlechip

8 Bit

8 MHz

4 KB

256 Bytes

Battery Operated:

4 AAA Alkaline

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

LCD Display 4 Pos 7 Segments

Board Type:

External Magnetic

Board Size:

4.5/8” x 4.5/8”

Overall Size:

6” x 4.7/8” x 5/8”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Button Controls

Push Button Controls

16

1300

9 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate in 3

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

7

Tournament Level:

13

Infinite Level:

16

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

36

12

4

20

38.9

914

16

3

2

11

25.00

1083

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Tournaments & Matches

Active Chess (30 seconds per move)

2012 - UNDER 1400 ELO CHESS COMPUTER CHAMPIONSHIP - GREEN SECTION - STAGE 1 GROUP I

TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2007

9

16

7 th

1200

1083

Complete

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