TIMELINE

 

Fidelity
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Excalibur

Novag

SciSys / Saitek

Mephisto

Newcrest / CXG
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Krypton / Systema

Applied Concepts / Destiny
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Millennium

Other

1977

Chess Challenger(CC1) (March)


Chess Challenger 3
(July)

 

 

 

 

 







Boris (Original version)
(Dec)



Apple II(April)
Commodore Pet(June)

RadioShack TRS-80(Aug)

CompuChess I
(Nov)
 

1978





Chess Challenger 10A (July)



Chess Challenger 10B (Nov)

 






Chess Champion
Mk 1
(Sept) (= JS&A)
( similar Videomaster)

 

 

 

Boris (Chafitz version)
(Feb)










 


1st Microcomputer Chess Tournament (Sargon wins)
(Mar)

[Tolinka]

Commodore Chessmate


CompuChess II
(Dec)(Copyright Aug)
 

1979



Chess Challenger 10C (May)


Chess Challenger 7
(July)
Chess Challenger Voice (Aug)

 






Chess Champion Mk IIa & b (July)

Chess Champion Super System III
( incl  LCD Board & Printer)








= Chess System III
(Sept)
( incl  LCD Board & Printer)

 

 

Boris Master




Boris Diplomat I (blue) (June)


Boris Grandmaster
(Prototype - not released)


Modular Game System (MGS) (Dec)
Sargon 2.5 module
 








Multitech HG21 (Sept) ( = Conic Master I =Zetron Computer Chess)

Toytronic Chess Electronics (Sept) (=Cassia Chess Mate)
Atari Chess (Dec)

1980






Sensory 8 (June)

Chess Challenger Voice Advanced

Grandmaster Voice

Impact Printer (Sept)
Chess Challenger Sensory Voice (Sept)
(+ De Luxe)

Thermal Printer (Nov)
    








Chess Champion Pocket Chess(June)






Chess Champion Delta-1

Chess Partner 2000
(Dec)







= Chess Champion Pocket Chess (June)



Intelligent Chess



= Chess Champion
Delta-1


=Chess Partner 2000 (Dec)







Mephisto I   (Sept)

 

Auto Response Board (ARB) (Jan)





Boris Diplomat II
(brown) (June)

Boris 2.5 module
(= Sargon 2.5) (June)



Boris Handroid (Sept)
(very limited production)



 


Sinclair ZX80(Feb)








Acetronic Traveller / Tandy Computerized Chess
(60-2160)
( = SciSys Chess Champion Pocket Chess)

1st World Microcomputer Chess Tournament
(Sept)
(Chess Challenger wins)




Mattel
(Dec)

1981



Decorator Challenger

Chess Challenger Sensory Champion











Chess Challenger Champion Elite (Oct)



Chess Challenger Mini Sensory I (Dec)



Micro Chess I
(Apr)










Savant


Super Sensor IV




 

Executive Chess
Senator Chess

Sensor Chess

Mini Chess

Chess Champion Super System IV
(Sept?)

Junior Chess (Oct)
Graduate Chess (Oct)

Chess Champion Mark V (Nov)

 

















Mephisto II   (Nov)
Mephisto ESB IIA  (Nov)

 









Computachess
(= Sensor Computachess)(CXG-001)





 


Morphy module

(=Sandy Master module)

Great Game Machine  (March)

Gruenfeld module
Capablanca module
(May)

Morphy Encore
(=Sandy Encore)

MGS III (July)





Grand Master Series 3 module (Nov)

 

Commodore VIC-20(Jan)

Hanimex HMG 1200 (=Conic Tracer/7012)(=Westrak CC1)

Sinclair ZX81(March)

Tryom CC-700 Electronic Chess?

VEB Erfurt SC1
(July)

IBM PC (Aug)

Toytronic Computer Chess
( = TEC Schachcomputer ) (Sept)

Tandy LCD Graduate
(60-2168)
( = SciSys Graduate Chess)

Conic Computer Chess 7013 (Korchnoi)
BBC Micro
 

1982



Mini Sensory II

Sensory 6



Sensory 9 ‘A’
(1.5 Mhz version) (June)






Prestige

CB9 & CB16
openings cartridges


 





Sensor Dynamic
(July)

Savant II (Sept)
Savant Royale
Robot Adversary
(Sept)
Micro Chess II (Sept)

Intercontinental Traveler

Chess Companion

Sensor Chess modules
[Strong Play,  Classical Style Super Strong,
Hypermodern Super Strong]


Travel Sensor

President Chess (Oct)

Mark VI + Philidor module (Nov)

 







ESB IIB / ESB 6000

(Sept)
Junior (Sept)



Computachess I
(CXG-022)








Computachess II
(CXG-002) (Sept)
(= Hanimex HCG 1700)

Grandmaster Travel
Sensory
(CGL)

Computachess Travel Sensory (CGL)
 


Capablanca S module
(March)


Destiny Prodigy
(= Destiny Mini Master)


Gruenfeld S module
(July)





Destiny Laser Chess
(not released)



Omikron Bogol
(ASB) 5.0
Sinclair ZX Spectrum (Apr)


Xadrez Splice Byte XD-300



Commodore 64 (Aug)
Conchess [Escorter, Monarch, Ambassador + Standard Program]
(Sept)

TSB IV La Regence
(Oct/Nov)


VEB Erfurt SC2
(Dec)

1983



Elite A/S (A)
(Spring)




Septennial


Poppy (Aug)
Playmatic S (Aug)

Prestige Openings cartridges

Sensory 9 ‘B’
(2.0 Mhz version) (Oct)

Super 9
  (+ De Luxe)(Oct)

Elite A/S Budapest (B)

 




Constellation (April)
















 


Chess Partner 3000


Explorer

Chess Companion II (June)





Superstar 28K (Oct)
Travel Mate (Oct)
Chess Partner 4000

Mark VI Sensor  Board (Dec)






ESB 3000

Excalibur

Exclusive Board (Sept)
Modular Board (Sept)
Mephisto III (Sept)

MM1 module (Sept)
HG170 Openings module

Portachess
(CXG-202)( = Chess Voyager)




Advanced Computachess
(CXG-006)
















 



Steinitz Edition 4 module
(April)





Destiny S (= Prodigy II)







Grand Master Series 3.5 module

 

MB Milton
MB Grandmaster
MB Phantom

Chess King Mighty Midget
Chess King Pocket Micro

Conchess L Cartridge

Tandy Computerized Chess (LCD)
(60-2175)
( = SciSys Intercontinental Traveler)
Tandy Beginner’s Chess
(60-2176)( = CXG Sensor Computachess)

VTL Chessmaster

Chess King Master
Chess King Triomphe?

Tandy 1650 Computerized Portable Sensory (60-2187)
( = SciSys Explorer)

1984



Elite Private Line (Apr)

USCF Special Edition
(May)




ECO 1-5 openings cartridges

Sensory 12 (SC12) (3MHz)(Sept)
Elegance (Sept)

Elite A/S Glasgow (C)

Sensory 12 (SE12) (3.6 MHz)

Elite Privat (Dec)

Micro Chess III

Constellation 3.6 MHz (Apr)

Dynamic S

Super Constellation (June)







Presto

Electronic
Chess Mk 8

Electronic
Chess Mk 10

Olympiade

Superstar 36K

Rapier

Concord

Chess Partner 5000 ?
Turbostar 432 (Nov)

Chess Partner 6000



Mirage



Munchen Board
Mobil Board
?


Mephisto S Glasgow
Glasgow 68000 module
 



Chess 2001
( = Hanimex HCG1900 and ComputaChess
Champion)
(CXG-2001) (Apr)

Portachess II ?
(CXG-223)


Galaxy Mark VII (July)
(CXG-004)

Computachess III
(CXG-008)
Super
Computachess
( = Multitech CC-009)
(CXG-009) (Oct)
Enterprise S
(CXG-208) (Oct)



 

Destiny Mega-4 GGM
(not released)


Grand Master Series
4.0-50 module
(May)











 













Conchess Princhess (Glasgow) cartridges

CLJ L’Empereur

VEB Erfurt Chessmaster
(G5003.500 version1 2.5MHz)
 

1985

Sensory 12B (6086) (4Mhz)


Sensory 12 (SX12) (5Mhz)
(March)


Classic (6079)


Excellence
(EP12, 6080 ,6080B)
Excellence 4.0 (6082)

Elite Avant Garde Mobile Master
(EAG) (Nov)

Excellence Voice
(6092) (Dec)



Piccolo

Constellation Junior

Quattro


Constellation Expert  (Nov)

 

KSO module

Electronic Trio

Express 16K
Concord II






Turbo 16K (Dec)
Courier V

B & P module

Teufelchen (=Chess King Pocket Micro de Luxe)

MM II module
HG240 Openings module


Mondial (Sept)

Amsterdam 68000 module
 

Advanced
Portachess? (CXG-201)
( = Hanimex Computachess II HCG1600 )


Crown ? (CXG-228)

Star Chess (CXG-209)

Super Enterprise
(CXG-210 and CXG-210C)(Oct)

Galaxy Mark II
(CXG-011)

Advanced Star Chess (CXG-211)(Oct)


 

 


RadioShack/Tandy 1650
Fast Response
(60-2194)
( = SciSys Concord)


VEB Erfurt Chessmaster
(G5003.501 version2 4MHz)

Chessbase
is launched


Conchess Plymate (Amsterdam) cartridges

RCS Granit (Dec)

1986

Elite Avant Garde Mobile Master (6081)(Jan)






Par Excellence (6083)

Elegance B (6085/AS12B)

Gambit (6084)

Silver Bullet (6087)

Elite Avant Garde 2100 (6088/6089)

 

Allegro  (6 MHz)

Octo



Forte A (July)

Prelude

Chessman (Sept)

Chessman II (Oct)

Travel Mate II
Turbo S-24K
Pocket Chess (Feb)



Astral
Chess Companion III
Electronic Chess Mk 12
Turbostar 540+

Plus

Leonardo (Dec)
Maestro ‘A’ modules
Kasparov Plus











Supermondial(Oct)
Rebel module  (Oct)

Dallas 68000 module

Dallas 68020 module

Computachess IV
(CXG-227)

Pocket Chess
(= Fidelity Micro Chess Challenger 12 key version)


Sphinx Titan (CXG-270)


Chess 3000 (CXG-3000)


Super Crown
(CXG-218) (Dec)

 


Izot U30M 1042C

Intellect-02 (Mar)

Elektronika IM-01


RCS Granit S
(Jul)

RadioShack 1850 DeLuxe
/Tandy 1850
(60-2199/2201)
( = SciSys Companion III ??)


RadioShack 1450 Pocket(Oct)
(60-2251)
( = SciSys Pocket Chess)

SPS Partner
 

1987


Gambit (second version) (6084D)

Micro Chess  Challenger
(12 key version) (6096) (Apr)  
(= CXG Pocket Chess)

Gambit Voice (6095)

Excel Display (6093)
Excel 68000 Club A (6094) (July)

Excel 68000 Club B (6094) (Sept)

Excel Mach IIC LA (6097) (Dec)

Solo (Feb)(Art 873)

The Novag Chess Computer (Art 876)


Primo (Apr)




VIP (July)
Forte B (July)

Allegro  (15 MHz)

Accord

Escort (Art 884)

Pocket Plus





Stratos



Maestro ‘B’ modules 4+6MHz
Analyst ‘B’ modules
4,6+8MHz


Turbo King (Oct)

Monaco



Mondial II






MM IV module (Oct)
Chess School (Oct)

HG440 Openings module

Roma 68000 module



Portachess III ?
(CXG-233)







Chess 3008 (CXG-3008) (Oct)
Sphinx Commander 3018 (CXG-3018)

Sphinx 40+ (CXG-3038)
Sphinx 50+ (CXG-3048)
(Dec)

 










Chess King Philidor (Sept) ?
Chess King Counter Gambit(Sept) ?

VEB Erfurt Chessmaster Diamond (Oct)


 

1988

Excel Mach IIC+ LA (6097)(Jan)




Excel Mach III (6098)

ComputachessIV (6099)
(= CXG Computachess IV)


Micro Chess  Challenger
(16 key version) (6096)(July)

Phantom  (6100)

Designer 1500 (6104/6111)
Designer 2000 (6102/6105)
Designer 2100 (6103/6106) (Nov)

Super Expert A (Jan)(878)
Super Forte A (Jan) (879)


Alto









Disney Magic Castle



 




Galileo  (April)

Leonardo 18 MHz Turbo (April)


Cavalier
Electronic Chess Partner (Sept)
Team Mate
Maestro ‘C’ modules
4+6MHz
Analyst ‘C’ modules
4,6+8MHz
Endgame Rom

Simultano (Nov)
Conquistador (Nov)
Corona

 


Europa (Feb)




Mondial/Dallas 68000XL (June)
Mega IV (July)
Merlin 4K

Merkur

Monte Carlo (Oct)

Roma II

Almeria 68000 module
 

Sphinx Royal (CXG-240)
Sphinx Granada
(CXG-247)
Supra (CXG-048) (Apr)


Chess Professor
(CXG-243)

Sphinx Junior
(CXG-237) (Aug)


 

 

Yeno 301 XL






VEB Erfurt Chessmaster Table (July)


RadioShack Chess Champion 2150
(60-2204)
( = Saitek Simultano)

Conchess Victoria Plymate cartridge

1989

Mini Chess (6107) ?
Genesis (6108) ?
Excel Mach IV Master (6110)
Designer Mach III Master 2265 (6113)

Elite Avant Garde v2 (6114-2)
Elite Avant Garde v6 (6117-6)
Elite Avant Garde v9 (6117-9)


Mentor 16  (Feb)

Uno
Supremo (Apr)
Allegro 4 (Apr)
Secondo (Apr)

Mickey’s 4 in 1
(18911)


Super Expert B (July)(886 & 887)
Super Forte B (July)(888 & 889)
Super VIP (July)

Super System Distributor
(Oct)
Solo Deluxe Z
 





Mark 12 Trainer (June)
Renaissance (June)

Maestro ‘D’ modules
4,6+10MHz
Analyst ‘D’ modules
(July)
4,6+8MHz


 


Academy (Feb)

Marco Polo (Apr)
Supermondial II / College (Apr)

Mini


Turniermaschine


Polgar module (Sept)


Portorose 68020 module

 


Sphinx Galaxy ?
(CXG-230)

Sphinx ChessCard 
(= Fidelity Chess Card etc)
(CXG-241)

Sphinx Dominator
(CXG-239)





 

 



Yeno 416 XL
Yeno 532 XL

Peri Alpha
Peri Beta
Peri Gamma
Peri Delta



 

1990

Chesster Challenger (6120)(Feb)



Chess Card (6115) ?
Chess Pal (6116) ?
Tiny Chess (6118) ?
Eldorado (6119) ?
Marauder (6121) ?


Elite Avant Garde v10 (6117-10)(Dec)





Beluga

Super Forte C (July) (901)
Super Expert C (July) (902)


Super Nova (Aug)
Amigo (Aug)


Super System Auto Sensory Board?

Super System Touch Sensory Board

Chess Shadow


Turbo King 2


Blitz

Prisma

 





Phantom
Europa A

Polgar 10 MHz (July)
Monte Carlo IV(July)
Junior II

MMV module (Oct)
HG550 Openings module

Bavaria Board
Monte Carlo IV LE
Lyon 68020 module (Dec)

 

 


Yeno Travel Chess



Tasc Final Chesscard
for PC (July)




Peri Epsilon

1991






Travel Master (6122)(June)

USCF Chess Academy (6123) ?
Phantom Chesster (6124)

Little Chesster
(6125)(33 levels)
Phantom Chesster Eyeball (6126)

Kishon Chesster (6127)

Designer Mach IV Master 2325 (6129)



Super System TV Interface



4 in 1 Game Computer  (1894)



Diablo 68000
Scorpio 68000
Crystal

Traveller (March)











 



Chess Travel Master

My First








Vancouver 68020 module

Milano (Dec)

 

 

Gakken?

RadioShack 1650L Portable
(60-2252)( =  ? )

RadioShack Super 1680L
(60-2253)
( = ? )


Tasc Chess Machine
for PC (July)

1992

Elite Premiere (6131)

Little Chesster
(6125)(25 levels)

Chess Mate (6136)(Sept)
Avanti (6137) ?






Tourmaline ?




Onyx

 

Champion Advanced Trainer

Calculator Chess

Junior Chess

Virtuoso (411)

Travel Champion 2080 (Sept)

Risc 2500 (Oct)
GK2000 (Oct)

Brute Force module (Nov)



Risc 1MB module


Supermini


Berlin 68000
Modena

 

Voyager (Feb)


Sphinx Seville
(CXG-807)
Sphinx Madrid
(CXG-901)
Sphinx Legend
(CXG-301)
Sphinx Sierra (CXG-647) (Sept)

 

Elektronika IM-01T

Elektronika Schachmatni Partner IM-29 (Mattel)


RadioShack Chess
Champion 2150L
(60-2254)
( = Saitek Prisma )

Radio Shack/Tandy 1900L Talking Chess Computer
(60-2255)
( = Fidelity Little Chesster)
 

1993

     EXCALIBUR


Excalibur Legend II
( = CXG Sphinx Legend II)

(301E-2)
Excalibur Chess Wizard
(807E) ( = CXG Sphinx Seville)

Excalibur Stiletto
(CXG-328E)
( = CXG Sphinx Sierra)
Excalibur Stiletto Deluxe (638E)
( = CXG Sphinx Sierra)
 

Emerald
Ruby
Opal
Topaz     (all Apr/May)
Coral
Jade 1
Zircon 1


Pearl

Olympiad ?



Risc 2500 - 512K (July)

Sparc module (Sept)
President (Oct)

Atlantic
Avanti
Alaska
Manhattan
America (May)

Montreal

Wundermaschine

Nigel Short (Nov)

Genius 68030 modules
(Dec)

Sphinx Concerto
(CXG-603)
Sphinx Accolade
(CXG-808)
Sphinx Comet ?
(CXG-902)






 

 


RadioShack 1100L Pocket Chess
(60-2256)
( = Gakken)
Tasc R30 v 2.2
(July)

RadioShack 1300 Sphinx Madrid
(60-2426)
( = CXG Sphinx Madrid)
RadioShack Avanti (60-2427)
( = Fidelity Avanti / GO 1650L)

Elektronika IM-05
 

1994







Excalibur
Cutlass (118-E)
 ( = Systema Meteor)

Excalibur Stiletto II
(5T-932E)
( = CXG Sphinx Sierra / Krypton Jupiter?)

Excalibur Stiletto II Deluxe (5T-932WE)
( = CXG Sphinx Sierra / Krypton Jupiter?)



 

Diamond 1 (June)
Sapphire 1 (June)

Travel Champion 2100 (Feb)

Executive

GK2100

 

Berlin Professional
(Jan)


Risc 2 module



America II

Chessbook





 

   KRYPTON /                  SYSTEMA




Jupiter
Meteor

Pioneer
Challenge
Comet








 

 



Yeno 430 XT

Debut-M

Tasc R40

Trompowski Tiger
(June) (Fidelity TravelMaster + Board)


RadioShack 1680X
Chess Partner
(60-2428)
( = Saitek Olympiad)
RadioShack Companion
(60-2439)( = Saitek Chess Companion)
RadioShack 2050X Mega
(60-2441)
( = Saitek GK2000)
 

1995

Excalibur Chess Express (119-E) ( = Krypton Chess Express / Excalibur Lancer Express)

Excalibur Sabre II
(901E-2)
( = Krypton Pioneer)

Excalibur The Explorer
(922E)( = Systema Odyssey II)

Excalibur The Explorer Deluxe
(5T-969WE)
( = Systema Jupiter de Luxe)

Excalibur Nicole Miller
(923ENM)( = Systema Odyssey III?)
Excalibur Escort (127E)
( = Novag Opal)

Excalibur Merlin
( = Krypton Merlin)


 

Zircon 2 (May)
Jade 2 (May)


 


Kasparov Concord

Compact

System Trainer

Mark 14 Trainer (Sept)

 

Beach

Bistro

Montreux (June)





Champion




 

Chess Express

Odyssey II

Jupiter de Luxe ?


Gemini Plus

Odyssey III?

Orion Plus 2 in 1
(Aug)
Merlin
(Aug)
Regency
(Aug)

Alpha

Endeavor 8 in 1 ?

 

 

Tasc R30 v 2.5
(Feb)





Yeno 540 XT
Yeno 309 XT
 

1996

Excalibur Stiletto III
(932ED)( = Krypton Jupiter Deluxe)
Excalibur Saber III
(901E-3)
Excalibur Lancer Express (170SI-C Sharper Image) ( = Krypton Chess Express / Excalibur Chess Expess)
Excalibur Micro Chess ? (=Systema 1460 Micro Chess/Tiger Protege Pocket)

Excalibur Ivan the Terrible 
(701E)(H8 Series)

Excalibur Avenger ?
Excalibur Kingmaster
2 in 1
(911E) ( = Systema Orion Plus 2 in 1)

Excalibur Mirage (702E)
(H8 Series)



Aquamarine Premier ?

Amethyst

Emerald Classic (Nov)

Express

Electronic Chessman

Travel Mate

Solar Star
Solar King
London 68030 (May)



Milano Pro (Oct)
Madison
Mythos

 

Horizon

1460 Micro Chess

Saturn ?

MicroChess?

Capricorn ?

Spectrum ?
 

 

RadioShack 1750L Portable
(60-2444) ( = ? )

Yeno 320 XT

RadioShack Master 2200X 
(60-2213) ( = Saitek GK2000)

RadioShack Champion 2250 XL
(60-2215) ( = Saitek GK2100 ?)

 

1997

Excalibur Grandmaster
(747K/747P)(H8 Series)
Excalibur Igor (711E)(H8 Series)
Excalibur Alpha 2 in 1
(902E)( = Systema Alpha)
Excalibur Squire
(117)(6805 Series)
( = RadioShack Travel Chess & Checkers)
Excalibur Crusader
(903)(6805 Series)
Excalibur Viper
(120E)
( = Novag Amethyst)
Excalibur ‘The Excalibur’
(932ED-2)(6805 Series)
Excalibur Kingmaster II(911E-2)(6805 Series)( = Systema Orion Plus 2 in 1)
Excalibur Travel Kingmaster II
(169E-2)(6805 Series)
Excalibur Electronic Glass Chess (775)
( = Lexibook Chesslight)
Excalibur Karpov 2294
(310E) ( = Novag Emerald Classic Plus)








Agate Plus (May)
Amber (June)

Sapphire 2 (July)
Diamond 2 (July)

Aquamarine Premier Plus ?

Emerald Classic Plus

Universal Board


 

Advanced Talking Chess







 


MM VI module

Chess School II


Atlanta (Aug)

Chess Academy(Oct)

Marathon 4 in 1

Genesis
(May)

Talisman

Protege

Crusader

Grand Master

Marathon de Luxe ?

Computachess ?

Talking Chess Professor ?

 

Yeno 325 XL?

Lexibook Chesslight ?

Tiger Crusader
(11-002) (=Systema Horizon)
Tiger Grand Master
(11-005-02)
( =Systema Odyssey II)
Tiger Protege
(11-008) (=Systema Alpha)
Tiger Trekker
(11-009A)
(=Krypton Chess Express)
Tiger Compact
(11-009) (= Krypton Chess Express)
Tiger Marathon & Marathon Deluxe(11-010/11-004-02)
(= Krypton Marathon / Marathon Deluxe)

RadioShack Companion
(60-2216)( =Tchibo Chess Partner 3)
 

1998

 

Sapphire 2 De Luxe

Jasper
Turquoise (July)
Tourmaline Plus
Amethyst Plus
Opal Plus

Talking Coach
Sensor XL
Cosmos (= Travel Champion 2100) (Sept)
Aria (= Travelmate)
Avalon (= Chessman)
Aurora
Atlas
Alchemist(=ChessPartner2)
Aragon (= Alchemist Plus)
Bullet (= Portable Talking Coach)
Blade (= Coach Partner)
Barracuda (= Executive)
Centurion (= GK2000)
Cougar (= GK2100)
Chess Academy
Capella (= Virtuoso)
(all Dec)





Montana
Mystery






Miami (Nov)
Senator module (Nov)
Magellan module (Dec)

Schachpartner 2

Jupiter II

Chess+More?

Chess+Games ?

Aquarius ?
Eclipse ?
Talisman Plus ?

Endeavor 8 in 1(red)?

Asteroid 4 in 1 ?

Super 8 ?

Challenge 8?

 

   MILLENNIUM



Schachschule 2000
(May)
Schachpartner 2000
(June)










 

Tiger Grenadier
(11-006) (= Millennium Genesis and Sakara Vega)

Tiger Voice Master (Feb)
(11-007) (=Systema Talking Chess Professor)

Tiger Chess & More
(40238) (= Krypton Chess & More and Millennium Chess & More))


Stadbauer Maestro Schachprofessor






RadioShack Chess Master
(60-2217) ( = Saitek GK2000 ? )

1999

 


Aquamarine Risc II
26.6 MHz ?
(=Emerald Classic in Spain)

 

Electronic 4 in 1 (Feb)







 

Centurion

MeXs

Talking Chess Master ?



Voice Master II ?

 

Schach&Dame 2000
Mobil Schach & Dame 2000

Genesis
(not released)(= Tiger Grenadier and Sakara Vega)

Superschach 2000?
Orion 256K
Karpov Schachpartner


Lexibook 425 Xlight (May)

RadioShack Travel Chess & Checkers
(60-2219)
( = Excalibur Squire)

RadioShack 4-in-1 (60-2843)
( = Saitek 4 in 1)

Tiger Galactic Chess (Sept)
 

2000


Excalibur LCD Computer Chess (375 and 375-1) ( = Lexibook CG100)

Excalibur Mentor
( = Novag Mentor 16)

 



 

 

Melbourne ?

 

Sprechender Schachpartner 2000

Alpha 2000
Orion 2000

Chess & More
(Nov)

 

Tiger Protege (Pocket) ?(=Systema 1460 Micro Chess)

Lexibook CG100
 

2001


Excalibur Touch Chess(404) ( = LCD Chess)
Excalibur E-Chess (410)
( = RadioShack E-Chess, Lexibook E-Chess and Commodoor E-Chess)
 




Universal Electronic Chess Board

Granite
Beryl
Quartz

 

 

Chessboy Plus ??

Chessboy Plus (July)

Chessboy de Luxe?

 

Sakkara Sirius

Lexibook E Chess (July)
RadioShack E-Chess
(60-2845)
( = Excalibur E-Chess, Lexibook
E-Chess and CommodoorE-Chess)

 

2002


Excalibur Talking LCD Chess (375V)
Excalibur Chess Station
(975)
Excalibur King Arthur (915-3)

 

 

Bravo (Mar)

Cosmic (July)
 

 

 

Touch Chess & Games (Feb)



 

RadioShack Talking
E-Chess
(60-2709/2846)
( = Excalibur Talking E-Chess)

2003

Excalibur Alexandra The Great (908)

Excalibur E-Chess & Checkers (410-3-CS)
( = RadioShack E-Chess & Checkers)
Excalibur LCD Chess & Checkers (375-2)
Excalibur The New York Times (974)
Excalibur Touch Chess & Checkers (404-2)
 



Star Diamond (June)
Obsidian (June)


Star Sapphire (Dec)

Talking Chess Academy(=Chess Academy)


Chess Challenger
(= Centurion) (Dec)
Touch Screen Travel (= Cosmic) (Dec)
Advanced Travel
(= Bravo) (Dec)
Talking Chess Trainer(= Alchemist) (Dec)







Master (= Milano Pro)(Dec)

 

Karpov Talking Chess School?

Karpov Sprechende Schachschule?

Sprechender Schachmeister?
Orion 4 in 1?
Karpov Schach & Spiele 6 in 1?

Chess & Games?

RadioShack E-Chess & Checkers (60-2730)( = Excalibur
E-Chess & Checkers)

2004

Excalibur Ivan II The Conqueror (712)


Beryl Plus


Carnelian (Nov)
Star Ruby (Nov)

 

Expert (= Cosmos) (March)



Maestro (= Touch Screen)(Sept)
Chess Trainer

Micro Travel


Explorer (Sept)

 

Orion 6 in 1?

RadioShack 2-in-1 Chess & Checkers (60-2725)( = MicroGear 2-in-1 Chess & Checkers)

2005

Excalibur De Luxe
Electronic Chess
(901E-4)

Excalibur LCD Kingmaster (375V) ( = Excalibur Talking LCD Chess)

Excalibur King Arthur Deluxe (915 -W)

Excalibur
King Master III
(911E-3)

Excalibur Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (404D)

Star Opal
Carnelian II
Star Beryl

Junior Master

Resurrection
(May)

 

Omega?

Sprechender Schachmeister 3000?
Callisto?

Odyssey 6 in 1

Lexibook Chessman FX Elite
(CG1330)
Sakkara Vega (Jul)
(= Tiger Grenadier / Millennium Genesis )

2006


Excalibur LCD Chess Express
(375X-JC)(May)

Excalibur E-Chess Express
(410X-CS-RS)
( = RadioShack E-Chess Express)
Excalibur Saber IV
(901E-4)
 





Citrine (Nov)

 

 

 

Sprechender Schachpartner III ?
 

RadioShack E-Chess Express (60-2742)( = Excalibur E-Chess Express)

 

2007

Excalibur Touch Chess II (404ET-CS)

Excalibur Keychain LCD Chess (410K)

Excalibur Talking
E-Chess
(410V) ( = RadioShack Talking E-Chess)

Excalibur New York Times Deluxe
(QU159)(NY22)

Excalibur Phantom Force (Nov) (740DG)
(= Sharper Image Phantom! Chess)
 

 

 

Explorer Pro

Resurrection II
(Sept)

 

Orion Intelligent Chess




Karpov Intelligent Chess
(Dec)


RadioShack 60-282
 (= Sakar Mini Chess Master 92029)



Revelation I
(Dec)
 

2008

Excalibur Einstein Touch Chess (ET404)

Excalibur Einstein
E=MC2 Master Chess & Checkers
(E951)

Excalibur Einstein Chess Wizard
(E714)

Excalibur Einstein LCD Chess Wizard
(E123)
 

Star Aquamarine






2Robot
(Nov)

 

 

 

 


 


2009
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pewatronic Explorer Pro


2010
 


Excalibur Einstein LCD Chess Wizard Keychain(E15316RE)
 

 

 

 

 

 

American Mensa Electronic Chess

2011



 

 

 

 

 

 

Pewatronic Master Chess

2012



 

 

 

 

 

 

Sakar LCD Chess Master

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 


DGT Revelation II
(Dec)


2014
 

 

 

 

 

 


Europe Chess Master II

 


2015
 

 

 

 

 

 


ChessGenius
(Oct)
 

 

2016

 

 

 

 

 


ChessGenius Pro
(Sept)

Pewatronic Grandmaster


2017
 

 

 

 

 

 


ChessGenius Exclusive (May)
 

 

 

The Timeline is adjusted and added to on a continuing basis as new information becomes available.

First Draft October 2005

Main Updates - Additions + Corrections March 2006
Further Additions + Corrections March 2007
Extra Scisys information added March 2007
Completely reworked in Table Format April 2007
Further Corrections September, November 2007
Saitek Additions + Corrections January 2008
RadioShack/Tandy added March 2008 and Corrected December 2008
Yeno added January 2009
Krypton/Systema and Millennium added March 2009 (Acknowledgement - Krypton Information - Hein Veldhuis) plus other Additions + Corrections
Separate Excalibur section started January 2010
CXG Additions + Corrections September 2010
Excalibur complete overhaul June 2015 (Acknowledgement - Websites of Nick Milichev and Maurice Ohayon)
RadioShack/Tandy complete overhaul June 2015 (Acknowledgement - Nick Milichev’s Website)
Tiger Additions + Corrections June 2015

(approx 690 chess computers not including modules)

Latest additions -
Saitek Calculator Chess
Novag Mickey’s 4 in 1
Novag 4 in 1 Game Computer
Saitek Travel Mate (1996)
Grandmaster Travel Sensory
Computachess Travel Sensory
RCS Granit/Granit S
SciSys Sensor Chess modules
Saitek Express
Elektronika IM-01, IM-01T, IM-05, IM-29 Schachmatni Partner
Intellect-02
Excalibur Einstein Chess Wizard Keychain
DGT Revelation II
Saitek Advanced Talking Chess
Mephisto Dallas 68020 module
Fidelity Excellence versions
CXG Galaxy Mark II
Fidelity Sensory 9 ‘B’
Fidelity Micro Chess Challenger (16 key version)
Fidelity Sensory 12 versions (SC12, SE12, SC12B, SX12)
Excalibur King Arthur
Mephisto Merlin 4K
Mephisto Merkur
SPS Partner
Izot U30M 1042C
VEB Erfurt Chessmaster Table
ARB Grand Master Series 3.5 module
Sakar LCD Chess Master
Sakkara Vega
American Mensa Electronic Chess
Novag Amethyst
Tiger Marathon
Tiger Crusader
Tiger Compact
Tiger Chess & More
Systema Talking Chess Professor
Millennium Europe Chess Master II
Millennium ChessGenius
Saitek Junior Chess
Novag Chessman II
Boris (original version)
Novag Super System Distributor and Components
Novag Chess Computer (Art 876)
Debut-M
Lexibook Chessman FX Elite
Fidelity Gambit (v.2)(6084D)
Novag Allegro (6 MHz)
Millennium ChessGenius
Novag Onyx
Millennium ChessGenius Pro
Millennium ChessGenius Exclusive
Pewatronic Explorer Pro
Pewatronic Master Chess
Pewatronic Grandmaster
Sakkara Sirius
Fidelity Elite Avant Garde Mobile Master (EAG)

Latest corrections -
Toytronic and TEC
Novag Micro III
Boris Diplomat II
Fidelity Excel 68000 Club and Mach II
Mephisto ESB IIA and ESB IIB (ESB 6000)
CXG Advanced Star Chess
Fidelity Little Chesster (both versions)
CXG Chess 3000
CXG Portachess
CXG Pocket Chess
CXG Granada
Saitek Turbo King
VEB Erfurt Chessmaster
VEB Erfurt Chessmaster Diamond
SciSys Courier V
ARB Grand Master Series 4.0-50 module
CXG Super Computachess
Radio Shack 60-282
Fidelity Micro Chess Challenger (16 key version)
Mephisto RISC 1Mb
Mephisto RISC 2
Novag Granite
Novag Beryl
Novag Quartz
VEB Erfurt Chessmaster (both versions)
Novag Escort
Intellect-02
Fidelity Gambit
Fidelity Advanced Voice CC (UVC)
Fidelity Thermal Printer
Saitek Maestro and Analyst modules
Saitek Virtuoso


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