Excalibur and The New York Times have teamed up to give you a state-of-the-art chess computers with all the of a full-sized unit. Plus, you get 500 challenging and educational chess puzzles from Robert Byrne, renowned columnist from The New York Times! Capable of beating 99% of all chess players at its top level, The New York Times Deluxe Talking Chess fits in your pocket and is always ready for a challenging game. This is the Sharper Image version with all of the great features and looks of the original.Program Features Estimated 2000 rating - capable of beating 99% of all chess players 136 selectable strength levels Teaching mode for beginners Estimates your tournament rating Choose the opening you want to practice Voice vocabulary in three languages - English, French, and German! Take back feature for mistakes and experimentation.OtherGeneral Features Most readable chess figures ever on a pocket chess computer! Easy to read LCD shows every move. Built-in chess clock Light button makes it easy to play in the dark Auto memory save Includes special teaching and coaching features Sophisticated metal accents Sound effects and complete chess voice vocabulary Overall Dimensions: 6 x 3.5 x 1 1/2Requires 2 x AAA batteries (not included) Manufactured by Excalibur Electronics for Sharper Image Company.