Novag Robot Adversary computer chess board
Title: Novag Robot Adversary computer chess board
Date: 1982
Credit Line: Gift of Monroe Newborn
Accession: 102645420
By the early 1980s, computer software companies and others began selling dedicated chess computers and boards. Some consumer chess board included interesting features, such as the Novag Robot Adversary which used a robotic arm to move the chess pieces for the computer. It was programmed by David Kittinger and used a Z-80 processor.