Talking Coach

Kasparov Talking Coach
Computer name:  Kasparov Talking Coach
Manufacturer:     Saitek
Dates from:     1996
Dimensions:     31.5 x 23.9 x 2.9 cm
Power supply:     4 x AA or 9V-adapter
Processor speed:     4 MHz
Rating:     occasional players
Other details:  Pressure-sensitive board
compartment for chessman in far right corner
moves and warnings spoken by "voice"
looks like Kasparov Blade, but different colours
Two other games against Fritz-one-ply were drawn as well.


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Kasparov Talking Coach (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: drawn)

1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5 4.d4 Nc6 5.Nf3 cxd4 6.cxd4 Bf5 7.Nc3 Qe6+ 8.Qe2 Nf6 9.Qxe6 fxe6 10.Bf4 Nd5 11.Nxd5 exd5 12.Rc1 e6 13.Bb5 Bb4+ 14.Ke2 O-O 15.Bxc6 bxc6 16.Rxc6 Rac8 17.Rhc1 Rxc6 18.Rxc6 Bg6 19.Be5 Bf5 20.Rc7 Rf7 21.Rc8+ Rf8 22.Rc6 Rf7 23.b3 h6 24.h3 Re7 25.Ke3 Kf7 26.Rc8 Rb7 27.h4 Bb1 28.a4 Ba5 29.Rb8 Rxb8 30.Bxb8 Ba2 31.Ne5+ Ke8 32.Nc6 Bc3 33.a5 Bxb3 34.Bxa7 Ba4 35.Kd3 Be1 36.Ke2 Bc3 37.Ne5 Bxa5 38.h5 Bc7 39.Bc5 Bc2 40.f4 Be4 41.g4 g5 42.hxg6 Bxe5 43.fxe5 Bxg6 44.Ke3 Kd7 45.Kf4 Ke8 46.Bd6 Kf7 47.Bc5 Ke8 48.Kf3 Kd7 49.Ke3 Kc6 50.Kf4 Kb5 51.Bd6 Kc4 52.Bc5 Kd3 53.Kf3 Bf7 54.Kf4 Bg6 55.Bb6 Kc4 56.Ke3 h5 57.gxh5 Bxh5 58.Bc5 Bg6 59.Bd6 Bf5 60.Bc5 Bg6 61.Kf4 Kd3 62.Kg4 Ke4 63.Kg5 Bf5 64.Kf6 Bg4 65.Ke7 Bh3 66.Kd6 Bg4 67.Kd7 Bf5 68.Kd6 Bg4 69.Bb6 Bh3 70.Kd7 Bg4 71.Ke7= An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

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