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  Topic: Scisys Collection
Fernando

Replies: 4
Views: 276

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:23 pm   Subject: Scisys Collection
Hi Nick and Dave,

pictures - pictures - pictures!!! Razz

To promote Dave's extreme good idea, I attach a picture of
@ Michael (Blaubaer) so you won't see a museum at my house! You probably wo ...
  Topic: Hollywood and chess
Fernando

Replies: 1
Views: 125

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:17 pm   Subject: Re: Hollywood and chess
I wanted to share this link. Have fun!
Gerhard

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/bad-chess-scenes-movies-tv?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=e7f4379879-Newsletter_3_21 ...
  Topic: Champions of defeats...
Fernando

Replies: 5
Views: 240

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:42 pm   Subject: Champions of defeats...
This is why I keep a CC7 around. To prove to myself, when needed, that I haven't completely forgotten how to move the pieces.

...and to watch the mesmerizing red LEDS flash while CC7 is thinking, ...
  Topic: Champions of defeats...
Fernando

Replies: 5
Views: 240

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:58 am   Subject: Champions of defeats...
Defeated by Karpov 2294, defeated by Turbo chess, defeated by both CM2000 and 2100, defeated by Gideon, defeated, defeated...

Anyone dare to play a game with me....?

Crepuscular regards
Fern
  Topic: TASC B/V Collection
Fernando

Replies: 41
Views: 1006

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:45 pm   Subject: Re: TASC B/V Collection


A lot of people consider the Tasc Chessmachines as hybrids, neither dedicated or PC. But I beg to differ, I consider them as dedicated chess computers, since the card is what drives the program, ...
  Topic: Centaur
Fernando

Replies: 2
Views: 147

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:44 pm   Subject: Centaur
Thanks......

fern
  Topic: Centaur
Fernando

Replies: 2
Views: 147

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:00 pm   Subject: Centaur
Between the old engines Ed S. offer in his site it is Centaur, a windows one which is not so much famous and talked about, BUT impressed me by his game....take a look.

Half horse half man regards ...
  Topic: fidelity kishon
Fernando

Replies: 5
Views: 247

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:07 pm   Subject: Re: fidelity kishon


Who cares? Not everybody disembowel these contrivances to examine the specs.

Fern


Exactly
absolutely no interest in this sort of thing personally
but i guess some do find these discussi ...
  Topic: fidelity kishon
Fernando

Replies: 5
Views: 247

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:21 pm   Subject: Re: fidelity kishon
Hi
the Fidelity kishon is coming from the chesster challenger.

i opened one kishon and dumped the ROM.
and i have also a chesster challenger.

does somebody knows why fidelity made kishon slowe ...
  Topic: Blincoe Vs Spacious Mind
Fernando

Replies: 8
Views: 309

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:52 pm   Subject: Blincoe Vs Spacious Mind
I never compare my collection to others
each collection (big or small)has its own unique characteristics
...whether it be rare models,completeness for all models,completeness for all auxiliary item ...
  Topic: Blincoe Vs Spacious Mind
Fernando

Replies: 8
Views: 309

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:20 am   Subject: Re: Blincoe Vs Spacious Mind
Looks like at the end our friend and benefactor Blincoe met his dessert in the person of Spacious Mind. What a collection! At the very least is equal to a 5% of Blincoe one...


trying to keep old ...
  Topic: Blincoe Vs Spacious Mind
Fernando

Replies: 8
Views: 309

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:04 am   Subject: Blincoe Vs Spacious Mind
Looks like at the end our friend and benefactor Blincoe met his dessert in the person of Spacious Mind. What a collection! At the very least is equal to a 5% of Blincoe one...


trying to keep old ...
  Topic: Mephisto Collection
Fernando

Replies: 14
Views: 574

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:10 pm   Subject: Mephisto Collection
That remember me of a guy that was rich and now poor and was asked about that and he said "I expended half my money in parties, women, luxury cars, trips, whores, etc..."
"and the othe ...
  Topic: Mephisto Collection
Fernando

Replies: 14
Views: 574

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:39 pm   Subject: Mephisto Collection
Nick,

I'm impressed ! Big time.

Wondering how you store and arrange that lot !

My wife cannot stand anything chess related, as she maintains it makes me self-excluding from social life in my ...
  Topic: Chess Wizard and Perfect Chess
Fernando

Replies: 35
Views: 1491

PostForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions   Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:01 pm   Subject: Chess Wizard and Perfect Chess
I believed I was mad............
 
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