Novag Amethyst
Computer name:  Novag Amethyst
Manufacturer:     Novag Industries Ltd, Hong Kong
Dates from:     1996
Dimensions:     18 x 12 x 3.4 cm
Power supply:     4 x AAA
Processor speed:     8 MHz
Memory:     4 KB ROM, 768 bytes RAM
Programmer(s): David Kittinger
Rating:     occasional players (Elo 1400)
Other details:  pressure-senstitive board, 4-digit LCD-display
32 half-moves take-back
Opening library: 145 half-moves
with cover (in picture: under computer)
Drawer for captured chessmen (in photo: top right)


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Novag Amethyst (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: won by black)

1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Bc5 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 O-O 5.Qf3 Nc6 6.Bg5 d6 7.Nd5 Nd4 8.Nxf6+ gxf6 9.Bxf7+ Rxf7 10.Qd1 fxg5 11.h4 gxh4 12.Qd2 Be6 13.a3 Rf4 14.Qc3 Rxf2 15.Kxf2 Nxc2+ 16.Kf1 Nxa1 17.Nf3 Rc8 18.Rxh4 Qf6 19.b4 Bd4 20.Qd2 Rf8 21.b5 Qxh4 22.Ke2 Qf2+ 23.Kd1 Bb3+ 24.Kc1 Be3 25.g4 Rxf3 26.Kb2 Qxd2+ 27.Kxa1 Rf1# An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

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