Companion II

Kasparov Companion II
Computer name:  Kasparov Companion II
Manufacturer:     Scisys
Dates from:     1983
Dimensions:     32.3 x 23.7 x 3 cm
Power supply:     3 x AA (below sliding cover with name Scisys)
Processor:     80C50, 3.6 MHz, 8 bit single chip
Memory:     4KB ROM, 256 bytes RAM
Programmer(s): Kaare Danielsen
Rating:     occasional players (Elo 1380)
Other details:  pressure-sensitive board
LEDs on two sides of board
White's moves 65-77 suggest Fritz has a sense of humour ;)


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Kasparov Companion II (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: drawn)

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.g3 d5 5.exd5 Nxd5 6.Bg2 Be6 7.O-O Bc5 8.Qe2 Nxc3 9.dxc3 f6 10.Nd2 O-O 11.Rd1 Qe7 12.h3 Rad8 13.Qh5 g6 14.Qh4 g5 15.Qh5 Qf7 16.Qe2 Bxa2 17.b3 Rxd2 18.Bxd2 Bxb3 19.cxb3 Qxb3 20.Qh5 Rd8 21.Be4 Qf7 22.Qg4 h5 23.Qf5 Ne7 24.Qf3 c6 25.Be3 Rxd1+ 26.Rxd1 Bxe3 27.Rd8+ Kg7 28.fxe3 f5 29.Bd3 e4 30.Bxe4 fxe4 31.Qxe4 Qf6 32.Qc2 Qe6 33.Qf2 Nd5 34.Qf8+ Kh7 35.Qh8+ Kg6 36.Rg8+ Kf5 37.Qh7+ Ke5 38.Qg7+ Ke4 39.Rf8 Qe5 40.Qxe5+ Kxe5 41.Re8+ Kd6 42.c4 Nf6 43.Rf8 Ke7 44.Ra8 a6 45.c5 Ne4 46.Rg8 Kf7 47.Rh8 Nxc5 48.Rxh5 Kf6 49.h4 Ne4 50.hxg5+ Nxg5 51.Kf1 Kg6 52.Rh4 Kf5 53.Ke2 Ke5 54.Kd3 b5 55.Kc3 Ne4+ 56.Kb3 Nxg3 57.Kb4 Nf5 58.Rh5 Ke4 59.Kc5 b4 60.Rxf5 Kxf5 61.Kxb4 Ke4 62.Kc5 Kxe3 63.Kxc6 Kd4 64.Kb6 Kc4 65.Ka5 Kc5 66.Ka4 Kc4 67.Ka3 a5 68.Ka2 Kc3 69.Ka1 Kc2 70.Ka2 a4 71.Ka1 a3 72.Ka2 Kc3 73.Ka1 Kd2 74.Ka2 Kc3 75.Ka1 Kc2 76.Ka2 Kc3 77.Ka1= An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

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