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Saitek Brute Force, (Kasparov Brute Force)
a chess computer module by Saitek dedicated for the module systems SciSys Leonardo, Saitek Galileo, and Saitek Renaissance. While the module was early announced with a program by Ulf Rathsman [1], it was finally released in 1992 with a program by Frans Morsch running on a 10 MHz H8 processor. Opposed to the later GK 2100 with only 1 KiB of RAM but same processor and also 32 KiB of ROM, the Brute Force had 257 KiB of RAM, 256 used for the transposition tables [2]. Brute Force played four Aegon Tournaments, Aegon 1993, Aegon 1994, Aegon 1995 and Aegon 1996.

Selected Games

Aegon 1994, Round 4, David Bronstein - Saitek Brute Force [3]

[Event "Aegon 1994"]
[Site "Den Haag"]
[Date "1994.05.02"]
[Round "4"]
[White "David Bronstein"]
[Black "Saitek Brute Force"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 c6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 dxe4 4.dxe4 e5 5.Ngf3 Bc5 6.c3 Qc7 7.Nc4 Nf6 
8.b4 Be7 9.Ncxe5 Nxe4 10.Bc4 Nd6 11.Bb3 Nd7 12.Bf4 Nxe5 13.Nxe5 Qb6 
14.O-O O-O 15.Re1 Re8 16.Nxf7 Nxf7 17.Qh5 Be6 18.Rxe6 Qd8 19.Rh6 Qd5 
20.Bxd5 cxd5 21.Rxh7 Bf6 22.g4 Bxc3 23.g5 Nh6 24.g6 Rad8 25.Rh8+ Kxh8
26.Bxh6 Kg8 27.Bg5 Bf6 28.Bxf6 Re1+ 29.Kg2 Rg1+ 30.Kxg1 

See also


Forum Posts

External Links


  1. Hans-Peter Ketterling (1989). Computerschachneuheiten auf der Nürnberger Spielwarenmesse (Teil 3 und 4). Europa-Rochade 03-1989, 04-1989, pdf hosted by Hein Veldhuis
  2. Saitek Kasparov Brute Force Module - Owner's Manual. pdf hosted by Alain Zanchetta
  3. The chess games of Saitek Brute Force from chessgames.com

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