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Revelation Chess Board
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Revelation Chess Board (From 2011 no longer available, see news regarding new development Revelation II Chess Board)

Revelation chess board is a complete chess system based upon a completely new design by Phoenix Chess Systems. It is based upon a 500Mhz Xscale processor and produces a chess rating of 2650+ ELO (SSDF) and 2729 ELO (Active) using the world champion program Rybka. You can buy this system for 3.199 Euro including VAT.

The Revelation chess board is a complete chess system including an auto sensory chessboard. 

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One of the unique features is that you can select between several onboard engines. At this time Revelation contains 6 distinct engines and 10 engines (versions) in total:

Ruffian 2.1 by Perola Valfridsson. (SSDF ELO ~2450 / Active ELO : 2401)

Deep Sjeng 1.8 by Gian-Carlo Pascutto. (SSDF ELO ~2400 / Active ELO : 2325)

Fruit 2.1 and Fruit CCC ’05 by Fabien Letouzy. (SSDF ELO ~2500 / Active ELO : 2635)

Toga 1.0 and 1.2 by Thomas Gaksch. (SSDF ELO ~2500 / Active ELO : 2671)

Shredder 11 by Stefan Meyer Kahlen. (Active ELO : 2720)

Top Engines : 

RYBKA 2.2n8 BY VASIK RAJLICH. (SSDF ELO ~2650 / Active Elo : 2544)

DEEP SJENG 3.0 BY GIAN-CARLO PASCUTTO. (SSDF ELO ~2550 / Active ELO : 2651)

SHREDDER 12 BY STEFAN MEYER KAHLEN. (Active ELO : 2729)

 Menu driven chess system
 OLED Graphical LCD display containing 128*64 pixels
 All kinds of engine information regarding moves, depth of thinking, variants and systems messages.
 Setup board
 Take back of complete game
 64 levels of gameplay, changeable by user
 Analyse function
 Save and Load Game
 Sound indicates certain conditions during play
 Reverse Board
 Select Engine (onboard engines or remote pc engines by Bluetooth)
 Configure all available Engine options (Hash, Pondering, etc..)
 Language (English and German)

 Upload new engine or firmware by Bluetooth wireless device

 Running engines on your pc, natively used by Revelation

Technical data

Xscale 500 Mhz, 32MB Ram from which 8MB to 16MB is used for hash. Oled green matrix display. Using the Bluetooth wireless serial link you can update the module and use it for running engines on your pc.

Oled display, running the complete system : 

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