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Subject: Re: robot computer

Author: Steve B

Date: 15:19:01 01/29/05

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Wasn't some robot model from start of the 80s a few years again produced and
>intended to get sold in a certain supermarket in Spain?

the only Robot to use an arm for movement was the Novag Robot Adversay
released in 1982 and containing Dave Kittingers "MYCHESS" program
about 2000 were sold

i have two of them
one in perfect condition
the other defective
most Novag Robots are now defective

here are two photos of it:
>For a lot of old computers Jan had when he died, feel free to email the person
>who has them all now, he might want to sell you one or more :
>  John van der Hoeven <>

yes it was sad to learn of your Jan Louwman's death
known and respected the world over as the "Father of chess computers"
i know that many of his computers are already sold


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