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Subject: Re: Chess Challenger 7

Author: Mark Young

Date: 05:20:45 09/19/98

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On September 19, 1998 at 05:07:27, Robert Sullivan wrote:

>Hello Steve,
>I have a Fidelity "Elite A/S Challenger" with a 3MHz clock speed and a gravely
>mechanical voice which, when you start a game, says "I AM FIDELITY CHESS
>CHALLENGER, YOUR COMPUTER OPPONENT." Any idea about when it came out on the
>market and roughly how strong it plays? Thanks.

The Elite A/S won The Third World Microcomputer Chess Championship in October of
1983. So I would think it came out somewhere around the same time later. I don't
have any firm rating numbers for it but 1600 to 1800 uscf looks about right.

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