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Chess Companion II

The Companion II is a sophisticated chess computer which automatically registers your moves on its built-in sensor chessboard. It has 17 different levels of skill. While you play, just as if you were playing a friend, you will press lightly on the squares as you move the pieces. The computer senses this, "thinks" on it's turn and tells you it's move.

Type: Tabletop - Press Sensory Processor 80C50 single chip 3.6 MHz 8 bit
Memory 4KB ROM 256 byte RAM
Power 8V 50mA positive centre or 3 x AA batteries (500 hours)
Dimensions 32.6 x 24.0 x 3.0 cm
Chessboard 20.0 x 20.0 cm
Height 4.8 cm

SciSys Chess computers were the only ones endorsed by FIDE, the World Chess Federation

Our game is in excellent condition and includes the original packaging.

Model No 204
Serial number M1490601983

Manufacturer: SciSys
Date: 1983

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH27729. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 
Chess Companion II


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