Scisys Astral
Computer name:  Scisys Astral
Manufacturer:     Scisys, Hong Kong
Dates from:     1986
Dimensions:     32.3 x 23.7 x 3 cm
Power supply:     4 x AA, or 9-Volt adapter
Processor:     6301Y, 12 MHz.
Memory:     16 KB ROM, 256 bytes RAM
Programmer(s): Julio Kaplan
Rating:     Strong occasional players (Elo 1462)
Other details:  Pressure-sensitive board
LEDs on two sides of board
Veneer edge around board, idem chessmen
Opening library: 5000 half-moves


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Scisys Astral (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: won by black)

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Nxe4 6.d4 b5 7.Bb3 d5 8.dxe5 Be6 9.Qe2 Be7 10.c3 O-O 11.Bc2 Bf5 12.Nd4 Nxd4 13.cxd4 Qd7 14.Qf3 Bg4 15.Qf4 Bg5 16.e6 Bxe6 17.Qf3 Bg4 18.Qd3 Bxc1 19.Rxc1 Bf5 20.Nc3 Nxc3 21.Qxc3 Bxc2 22.Qxc2 Rfe8 23.Qxc7 Re1+ 24.Rxe1 Qxc7 25.Rac1 Qf4 26.Rcd1 Rc8 27.Re7 Qxd4 28.Re8+ Rxe8 29.Rb1 Qxb2 30.Rd1 Re2 31.a3 Rxf2 32.h3 Rxg2+ 33.Kh1 Rh2+ 34.Kg1 Qf2# An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

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