Suren Beats A 28 Year Old Vintage Chess Computer

In this video I am playing against my tiny chess computer “Fidelity Chess Challenger 1”. The computer fails to show a resistance in Scandinavian defense, and quickly gets crushed after making numerous errors. Below you can find some information about the computer!
In January 1977, Fidelity Electronics introduced the world the world’s first dedicated chess computer the FIDELITY CHESS CHALLENGER 1.
The Chess Challenger 1 had many faults, it was a very weak program and very user unfriendly. But it started the dedicated chess computer era. It was quickly replaced by Chess Challenger 3 which went on to enjoy huge worldwide sales.
Fidelity used this success to quickly establish themselves as the worlds premier chess computer manufacturer and in the years that followed launched a large continuously improved range of excellent machines. In this video I am playing against “Fidelity Tiny Chess” produced in 1990! In a Scandinavian defense my opponent fails to show a resistance and quickly gets crushed! A nice “toy” which is like a guest from the past!
Below you can see the features of “Fidelity Tiny Chess”.
Computer name: Fidelity Tiny Chess
Manufacturer: Hegener & Glaser / Fidelity Electronics
Dates from: 1990
Dimensions: 15.5 x 10 x 2.3 cm (incl. deksel)
Power supply: 4 x AAA
Processor: M50743. 8 MHz.
Memory: 4KB ROM, 256 bytes RAM
Programmer(s): Eric van Riet Paap
Rating: beginners – weak occasional players (Elo 1268)
Other details: Chessmen on pegs inserted over pressure-sensitive contacts
Four-digit LCD screen
No book of openings
16 levels of difficulty
Suren vs. Fidelity Tiny Chess
Scandinavian Defense: Mieses-Kotroc Variation
1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qe5+ 4. Be2 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qf5 6. O-O e5 7. d4 Nxd4 8. Nxd4 exd4 9. Qxd4 Qxc2 10. Bd3 c5 11. Bb5+ Ke7 12. Re1+ Be6 13. Qxc5+ Kf6 14. Qg5#


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