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DGT Revelation Anniversary Edition Chess Computer with Classic Chess Pieces

Brand: DGT
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Rev-classic
$3,599.95
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DGT Revelation Anniversary Edition Chess Computer with Classic Pieces
Luxury Wooden Chess Set and Integrated Chess Computer


DGT celebrates its 25th anniversary with a significant upgrade of the Revelation II: the Revelation Anniversary Edition. This great new Revelation Anniversary Edition includes:

* A new and faster processor: Multi-core, 1.0 GHz.
* An increased ELO of 3000+
* New and improved engines including:
  •  Komodo
  •  Updated Hiarcs and Shredder
  •  Many extra Open Source Engines
  •  Optional: Retro Emulation Software
Challenge yourself by Challenging Revelation

Designed for your ultimate chess playing experience, Revelation is the perfect combination of a luxurious wooden chess board and integrated chess computer system developed in the Netherlands by Digital Game Technology and Phoenix Chess Systems.

This amazing tournament size chess board is an innovative DGT sensor board with individual piece recognition and inlaid LED lights to indicate the chess moves. The green LED display and six large keys make it easy to operate the boards menu(s). The menu(s) are available in English, French, German, Dutch and Spanish. Complete it with your personal choice of hand carved electronic DGT chess pieces, offered separately.
  • Play against a variety of the strongest chess programs
  • Play with a real wooden board and pieces
  • Analyze your games using famous world class chess engines
  • Optional Retro Engines available
Available in e-Board Mode.
  • Play against internet opponents
  • Broadcast your games LIVE via the internet
Revelation II Anniversary Edition

Revelation unites multiple super strong commercial and freeware chess engines resulting in a great diversity in computerized chess play at ELO levels up to 3000 and above.

Besides the already embedded engines, the system can make use of engines running on PC through the wireless Bluetooth UCI Server. With the option to add more engines and with upgrade possibilities for additional Flash Storage, stronger (Multi-Core) CPU and new software or hardware add-ins, your chess pleasure is guaranteed future proof!

Retro software for your Revelation II - Anniversary Edition

Retro Software is available that allows Revelation users to play against nostalgic chess computers from the past. The Retro Software will take you back to the 1980's and 1990's when the first chess computer were released, adding even more flavor and diversity to your ultimate chess playing experience. Learn more here.

Revelation Engines

The Revelation contains several super strong commercial and freeware engines. Find more information about these chess engines here.
    
Fruit
    Type: freeware engine
    Programmer: Fabien Letouzey
    Website: Fruit

Quote from the Fruit website: "Fruit is vice world computer chess champion 2005 and one of the strongest chess programs in the world (true as of the year 2005)."
        
Hiarcs
    Type: commercial engine
    Programmer: Mark Uniacke
    Website: Hiarcs

Quote from the Hiarcs website: "a multiple World Championship winning computer chess engine, the reigning World Chess Software Champion and the chess program generally used by five time World Chess Champion Vishy Anand."
    
 Ruffian
    Type: freeware engine
    Programmer: Perola Valfridsson
    Website: Ruffian

Quote from the Ruffian website: "Ruffian has a ranking around 2400 and peaked at 2478 with that hardware."    
    
The Baron
    Type: commercial engine
    Programmer: Richard Pijl
    Website: The Baron

Quote from the Baron website: "The development of Baron started in August 2001. My intention is to make it a knowledge based engine rather than a fast searching engine."
    
Rybka
    Type: freeware engine
    Programmer: Vasik Rajlich
    Website: Rybka

Quote from the Fruit website: Rybka is a stand-alone UCI chess engine which can be used to play chess games or to analyze chess positions.    
    
Shredder
    Type: commercial engine
    Programmer: Stefan Meyer-Kahlen
    Website: ShredderChess

Quote from the Shredder website: "Since 1996 Shredder has won seventeen titles as World Computer Chess Champion which makes Shredder the most successful chess program ever."
    
Toga II
    Type: freeware engine
    Programmer: Thomas Gaksch & Fabien Letouzey
    Website: Toga II

Toga II is a derivative engine of Fruit with improved strength.    
    
Komodo
    Type: commercial engine
    Website: Komodochess

Quote from the Komodo website: "Faster and Meaner!"

 Revelation System highlights

Processor
    Revelation II Anniversary Edition: Multi Core, 1.0 GHz.
    Fully standalone chess board, equipped with on-board embedded Marvell PXA320 high performance processor to facilitate the on-board chess engines
    The PXA320 is the fastest processor in the well-known PXA/XSCALE series and runs at 800+ MHz. The implementation of this PXA320 has a 32 bit wide data-bus,        and a large CPU cache to ensure that the engines will run at their best performance

Memory
    128MB of DDR SD RAM ensures sufficient memory for large Hash tables
    1 GB Flash Memory giving plenty of storage to upgrade with new chess engines as they become available
    The system is future proof as adding additional Flash Memory and processing/RAM power (by exchanging the current Marvell PXA module) are built in possibilities

Engines
    The system contains three commercial engines at delivery and can be upgraded with more chess engines in the future
    Top performing chess engines included are Hiarcs, Shredder and Komodo.
    Freeware and/or open source engines such as well-known programs Fruit, Toga, Ruffian and Rybka are also included

Elo-levels
    ELO levels can be adjusted to play at your level (depending on engine settings)
    Compared to running the same chess engines on a PC or laptop, Revelation offers unique options and possibilities such as the possibility to turn down the speed of      the on-board processor to play at levels from 1500 ELO and up

Electronic piece recognition
    The chess board is using the great individual piece recognition technology from DGT ensuring that analyzing and setting up chess positions is simply a case of            placing the pieces on the board
    All available electronic DGT chess pieces are compatible with Revelation II: Timeless, Classic, Royal, Venus (no longer available),  Royal and the official FIDE sets;      all sets are supplied with two queens for each color.

Design
    Board size is 57 x 61 cm, square size is 52 x 52 mm and the board thickness is 30 mm
    All focus is upon beauty and passion for the chess game, so despite all on-board electronics, Revelation has a fine wooden chess board of high quality with great        wooden pieces

OLED screen and Led Lights
    A large green LED 256*64 pixels display with double resolution based on the most current LED technology gives detailed information about the current chess game
    The display as well as the LED lights in the board are a gentle and elegant green lighting

Bluetooth and online connection
    Through Bluetooth 2.0 communication with the PC the system can be upgraded with latest available firmware, new chess engines and engine upgrades
    Revelation can function as a regular DGT Bluetooth e-Board offering options such as live broadcasting of games via the internet and online play at chess portals          and websites

Carrying bag
    A custom-made carrying bag is included that holds the complete system ensuring the chess board is well protected and can be transported without risk

Specifications

Board size: 26.4" x 24"
Square size: 2"
Board thickness: 1 1/4"
Side stands height: 2.4"
Canvas carrying bag included    
Manual

*Other style pieces available: Timeless, Classic, Royal, Ebony
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