Mephisto Manhattan
Computer name:  Mephisto Manhattan
Manufacturer:     Hegener & Glaser
Dates from:     1990
Dimensions:     29 x 23 x 2.7 cm
Power supply:     4 x AA, or adapter HGN5001
Processor:     6301 Y, 8Mhz
Memory:     16 KB ROM, 256 bytes RAM
Programmer(s): Frans Morsch
Rating:     occasional players / weak club players (Elo 1683)
Other details:  pressure-sensitive board
LEDs on two sides of board
Opening library: approx. 3500 half-moves
More or less identical to Mephisto Europa A


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Mephisto Manhattan (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: won by black)

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.Nc3 e6 5.g4 Bg6 6.Nge2 Bb4 7.h4 Be4 8.Rh3 Nd7 9.Bd2 Bg6 10.Ne4 Qe7 11.a3 Bxd2+ 12.Nxd2 f6 13.h5 Bf7 14.Re3 fxe5 15.dxe5 Qg5 16.f4 Qxg4 17.Rg3 Qh4 18.Nf3 Qxh5 19.Ned4 Qh6 20.Ng5 Qh4 21.Qg4 Qxg4 22.Rxg4 h5 23.Rh4 Nc5 24.Rd1 Nh6 25.Be2 g6 26.b4 Ne4 27.Nxe4 dxe4 28.c3 Nf5 29.Rh3 O-O-O 30.Bc4 Rhe8 31.Nxf5 gxf5 32.Rg3 Rxd1+ 33.Kxd1 h4 34.Rh3 Rh8 35.Ke2 Kd7 36.Ke3 Ke7 37.a4 Kd7 38.a5 Ke7 39.Be2 Bg6 40.Bc4 Kf7 41.Be2 Ke8 42.Bc4 Ke7 43.Be2 Be8 44.Bc4 Bf7 45.Be2 Kd7 46.Bc4 Kc7 47.a6 b5 48.Bb3 Kb6 49.c4 Kxa6 50.c5 Rg8 51.Kd4 Rg3 52.Rxg3 hxg3 53.Ke3 Kb7 54.Ba2 Kc7 55.Bb3 Kd7 56.Ba2 Bh5 57.Bb3 Bf3 58.Ba2 g2 59.Kf2 e3+ 60.Kg1 e2 61.Kf2 g1Q+ 62.Kxg1 e1Q+ 63.Kh2 Qf2+ 64.Kh3 Bg4# An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

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