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by vb4
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: For fans of old chess computers
Replies: 103
Views: 25033

Re: For fans of old chess computers

Hi John,

It is a beautiful work of art for sure. When they first came out I purchase mine for $1400 I recall but as you know it is a dandy <s>
by vb4
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: For fans of old chess computers
Replies: 103
Views: 25033

Re: For fans of old chess computers

Hi Franz,

I was looking at this thread and thought to add to it. I have the Fidelity auto sensory Prestige Challenger, what a work of art. The board itself is beautiful
\Les
by vb4
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Prestige Chess Computer
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

Re: Prestige Chess Computer

Wow what can I say Lonnie other then I am sorry for you but on the up note it doesnt seem that its going to require alot of money to fix the external portion. Atleast I hope I am right. Please keep me posted
by vb4
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Prestige Chess Computer
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

Re: Prestige Chess Computer

Well lets hope that mother nature allows you to weather the storm with minimal damage.
by vb4
Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Prestige Chess Computer
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

Re: Prestige Chess Computer

Hi Lonnie

Thx for the link.

btw isn't she a beauty <S>

Les
by vb4
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Prestige Chess Computer
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

Re: Prestige Chess Computer

Hi Lonnie

Check out this link <S>

http://www.chesscomputeruk.com/html/fid ... stige.html

Not sure what the rating was on this machine back in early 1980.

Enjoy
by vb4
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Prestige Chess Computer
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

Re: Prestige Chess Computer

Hi Lonnie, What I plan on doing with the connection type is the following: I have the old power supply and the 2 hole plug that plugs into the power supply cable on the Prestige which has 2 male round leads. Since I know the female side of the power supply that does not work anymore I can cut off sa...
by vb4
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Prestige Chess Computer
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

Re: Prestige Chess Computer

Hi,

Yes the power supply. Yes I am going to see if I can match the specs and make this work. I will do some research and see if I can find a company who makes a series of these power supplies, thx for answering Lonnie.

Les
by vb4
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Prestige Chess Computer
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

Prestige Chess Computer

I am a proud owner of the Prestige Chess Computer which I purchased back in 1981. I just found out the transforme (power supply) no longer works. Can someone recommend where I may go to find another one or an equivalent. I would deeply appreciate any help you can give me.

Thanks Les
by vb4
Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Man verses machine
Replies: 26
Views: 3400

Re: Man verses machine

I just looked at these outputs and here are some interesting things: SInce the same engine was used to analyze all 4 positions then 2 of the positions should have a positive ce and the other 2 should have a negative ce. Following is what I see: P1a Bxg4 29:25 20,358,116,736 +0.43 P1b Bxb4 53:32 38,6...