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'''Novag Universal Electronic Chess Board''',<br/>
 
'''Novag Universal Electronic Chess Board''',<br/>
a wooden chess board with magnetic sensors released by [[Novag]] in 1996 as dedicated chess user interface for compatible [[Novag]] [[Dedicated Chess Computers|chess computers]] such as [[Novag Super VIP]] <ref> [http://www.hiarcs.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=7725 Universal Chess Board with Super Vip and other] by dedicate computers, [[Computer Chess Forums|Hiarcs Forum]], March 15, 2016</ref> and [[Novag Sapphire]], or for supported commercial chess programs running on a [[IBM PC|PC]]. The board was connected via [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RS-232 RS-232] [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_communication serial interface] to the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_port serial port] of the computer. The PC programs required a start of a provided driver indicating the com port number. Drivers were available for the [[MS-DOS]] chess programs [[Fritz|Fritz 1-3]], [[Mephisto Advantage]], [[Chess Genius|Genius 3]], [[Rebel|Rebel 7]] and [[WChess]] <ref>[http://www.chesshouse.com/v/vspfiles/pdf/novag-universal-chessboard-chess-computer-manual.pdf Novag Universal Chessboard - Instruction] (pdf</ref>, and others, later also for engines running under [[Windows]] [[GUI|GUIs]], such as [[ChessPartner]] <ref>[http://www.lokasoft.nl/does-the-novag-universal-chessboard-work-with-chesspartner-or-ert-.aspx Does the Novag Universal Chessboard work with ChessPartner or ERT ? - Lokasoft - Home of ChessPartner]</ref>, [[WinBoard]] <ref>[http://www.tim-mann.org/extensions.html#sensory Extensions and Drivers] from [[Tim Mann|Tim Mann's]] Chess Pages</ref> and [[Arena]].  
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a wooden chess board with magnetic sensors released by [[Novag]] in 1996 as dedicated chess user interface for compatible [[Novag]] [[Dedicated Chess Computers|chess computers]] such as [[Novag Super VIP]] <ref> [http://www.hiarcs.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=7725 Universal Chess Board with Super Vip and other] by dedicate computers, [[Computer Chess Forums|Hiarcs Forum]], March 15, 2016</ref> and [[Novag Sapphire]], or for supported commercial chess programs running on a [[IBM PC|PC]]. The board was connected via [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RS-232 RS-232] [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_communication serial interface] to the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_port serial port] of the computer. The PC programs required a start of a provided driver indicating the com port number. Drivers were available for the [[MS-DOS]] chess programs [[Fritz|Fritz 1-3]], [[Mephisto Advantage]], [[Chess Genius|Genius 3]], [[Rebel|Rebel 7]] and [[WChess]] <ref>[http://s3.chesshouse.com/manuals/novag-universal-chessboard-chess-computer-manual.pdf Novag Universal Chessboard - Instruction] (pdf)</ref>, and others, later also for engines running under [[Windows]] [[GUI|GUIs]], such as [[ChessPartner]] <ref>[http://www.lokasoft.nl/does-the-novag-universal-chessboard-work-with-chesspartner-or-ert-.aspx Does the Novag Universal Chessboard work with ChessPartner or ERT ? - Lokasoft - Home of ChessPartner]</ref>, [[WinBoard]] <ref>[http://www.tim-mann.org/extensions.html#sensory Extensions and Drivers] from [[Tim Mann|Tim Mann's]] Chess Pages</ref> and [[Arena]].  
  
 
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Novag Universal Electronic Chess Board,
a wooden chess board with magnetic sensors released by Novag in 1996 as dedicated chess user interface for compatible Novag chess computers such as Novag Super VIP [2] and Novag Sapphire, or for supported commercial chess programs running on a PC. The board was connected via RS-232 serial interface to the serial port of the computer. The PC programs required a start of a provided driver indicating the com port number. Drivers were available for the MS-DOS chess programs Fritz 1-3, Mephisto Advantage, Genius 3, Rebel 7 and WChess [3], and others, later also for engines running under Windows GUIs, such as ChessPartner [4], WinBoard [5] and Arena.

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