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About RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2219 Travel Chess & Checkers (1999) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

ABOUT RADIOSHACK TRAVEL CHESS & CHECKERS MODEL 60-2219 ELECTRONIC TRAVEL CHESS

 

RADIOSHACK TRAVEL CHESS & CHECKERS - picture taken from box.

RADIOSHACK TRAVEL CHESS & CHECKERS - picture taken from box.

 

Your RADIOSHACK TRAVEL CHESS & CHECKERS is one of the most versatile chess computers available. It provides two games for you to play - chess and checkers -- so that you can enjoy more variety. Its compact size lets you conveniently carry it everywhere.

The computer is ideal for everyone, even the beginner. The training mode function helps beginners strengthen their chess skills -- like having a personal chess coach. Also the computer can act as a referee while you play against another person.

 

RADIOSHACK TRAVEL CHESS & CHECKERS - picture taken from box.

RADIOSHACK TRAVEL CHESS & CHECKERS - picture taken from box.

 

MAIN RADIOSHACK TRAVEL CHESS & CHECKERS MODEL 60-2219 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • CHESS AND CHECKERS SELECTION:  Provides two games for your selection.
  • SPECIAL SENSORY PLAYING SURFACE:  The computer senses a move when you press a piece's peg in a square.
  • LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY:  Alternately shows current move, piece position and verification, level, position set up, search depth, principal variation, position search, rotating display, and elapsed game time information.
    73 CHESS PLAY LEVELS AND 17 CHECKERS PLAY LEVELS -- lets you choose the level that is suitable for your own skill.
  • SELECTABLE SEARCH ALGORITHMS:  Let you set the computer to search only for a move most likely to be successful, to speed up the computer's response.
  • TAKE BACK:  Lets you take back and replay moves, to help you improve your game.
  • RULE ENFORCEMENT:  The computer prevents illegal moves like a game referee, to help beginners learn the rules.
  • SAVE:  Lets you turn off the computer without interrupting the game in progress so you can continue playing later.
  • MOVE:  Lets you force the computer to make a move, change sides with the computer, or learn by watching the computer play itself.
  • MOVE SUGGESTION:  Lets you use the computer to suggest moves, to teach you the best response to an opponent's move.
  • PROBLEM SET UP:  Lets you set up special chess problems, so you can practice solving problems published in newspapers, chess literature, or history books.
  • POSITION VERIFICATION:  Lets you check the current position of the pieces if they are accidentally moved or misplaced.
  • COACH FUNCTION:  Evaluates your moves.
  • OPENING BOOK:  Hundreds of preprogrammed opening positions.

 

Excerpts taken from the Radioshack Travel Chess & Checkers user manual and box.

 

Information on RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2219 Travel Chess & Checkers (1999) Electronic Travel Chess Computer
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2219 Travel Chess & Checkers (1999) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

 Radioshack Travel Chess & Checkers (1999)

RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2219 Travel Chess & Checkers (1999) Box
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2219 Travel Chess & Checkers (1999) Computer Label
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2219 Travel Chess & Checkers (1999) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

RadioShack/Tandy Corporation

Ron Nelson

1650 USCF

1999

$79.95

Not Available

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

60-2219

My Serial #:

Not Avaiable

Processor OEM

Motorola

Processor:

68HC05P4

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

2.1 MHz

ROM:

4 KB

RAM:

176 Byte

Battery Type:

3 x AAA

Power Adapter:

Not Available

Display:

LCD 4 Pos 7 Seg

Board Type:

Sensory Peg

Overall Size:

Board Size:

3.1/8x3.1/8 in

5x5x1 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

73

Opening Book:

34 Book Opening

Take Back:

Available

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 2

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

Not Known

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

72 (124 seconds)

Infinite Level:

73

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Hardware Specification

Game Features

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USCF

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Class D Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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