Chess Master

Chess Master
Computer name:  Chess Master
Manufacturer:     Radiophon (former German Democratic Republic)
Dates from:     1984
Dimensions:     43.1 x 34.7 x 7.2 cm
Power supply:     plugged into 220V socket, transformer built in
Processor:     U880 (Z80 clone)
Memory:     10 KB ROM, 2 KB RAM
Programmer(s): Pähtz, Schultze, Worbs
Rating:     weak clubplayers (Elo 1400)
Other details:  Wooden board with magnetic contacts
Moves recognized without pressing
Chessmen in drawer under board


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Chess Master (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: won by white)

1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nc6 3.g3 Bf5 4.Bg2 Nf6 5.O-O e6 6.c4 Bxb1 7.Rxb1 dxc4 8.Bg5 Be7 9.Qc2 Qd5 10.Rbd1 O-O-O 11.h3 Nxd4 12.Rxd4 Qc6 13.Rxc4 Qd6 14.Rc1 Rd7 15.a3 Rhd8 16.Qb3 h6 17.Ne5 Qb4 18.Rxb4 Bxb4 19.Nxd7 Bd6 20.Nxf6 Bb4 21.Qxb4 b6 22.Qe7 c6 23.Rxc6+ Kb8 24.Qxd8+ Kb7 25.Rxb6# An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

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