Mephisto Champion
Computer name:  Mephisto Champion
Manufacturer:     Hegener & Glaser
Dates from:     1995
Dimensions:     17 2 x 13.5 x 2.7 cm
Power supply:     3 AA batteries
Processor:     H8, 7 MHz.
Memory:     16 KB ROM, 512 bytes RAM
Programmer(s): Frans Morsch
Rating:     strong occasional players, weak club players
Other details:  chessmen inserted over pressure-sensitive switches
16 LEDs on two sides
hinged lid
Opening library: 2000 half-moves


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Mephisto Champion (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: won by black)

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 b6 4.O-O Bb7 5.d3 g6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.Nd5 Nf6 8.c3 Nxd5 9.exd5 Ne5 10.Re1 Nxf3+ 11.Qxf3 O-O 12.Bf4 e6 13.Bc4 Qf6 14.Re5 d6 15.Rg5 e5 16.Be3 Qxf3 17.gxf3 a6 18.Re1 Rfe8 19.h3 Re7 20.Kf1 Rae8 21.Ke2 h6 22.Rgg1 b5 23.Bb3 Bc8 24.h4 Bb7 25.h5 Kh7 26.Rg2 gxh5 27.Reg1 Bf6 28.Rg3 h4 29.Rh3 Bc8 30.Rh2 Bf5 31.Bc2 h3 32.a3 Rc8 33.b3 Rce8 34.b4 cxb4 35.axb4 Rc7 36.Kd2 Rec8 37.c4 bxc4 38.dxc4 Bxc2 39.Kxc2 Rxc4+ 40.Kd3 Rh4 41.f4 exf4 42.Bd4 Bxd4 43.Kxd4 Rb8 44.Kc3 Rb5 45.Ra1 Rxd5 46.Rxa6 Rg5 47.Rxd6 Rg2 48.Rh1 h2 49.Rd2 Rg1 50.Rxh2 Rxh2 51.b5 h5 52.b6 Rb1 53.Rb2 Rh3+ 54.Kc2 Rf1 55.Rb5 Rxf2+ 56.Kd1 Rh1# An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

  top of page

statistics by