Millennium Chess Computer - Chess Genius PRO - SPECIAL EDITION with Box   Free Shipping  

Product Code: MIL814

  • $249.90 USD

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Product Details

The Millennium Chess Genius Pro is the ideal chess computer for players of all ages and and skill levels. It's one of the most powerful chess computers of all time, featuring the world-champion software ChessGenius by Richard Lang!

The Special Edition adds a special touch with a beautiful storage box for a great  presentation both on arrival and for your enjoyment through the years. It includes the adapter and everything needed to play chess with a modern chess playing engine inside a classic board.

  • Improve your chess and be challenged at your playing level with the chess computer built on the famous chess engine ChessGenius by Richard Lang.
  • The Chess Genius PRO version offers and enhanced and more elegant design, faster processor, and lightning fast response times at all levels. Keep your mind active with endless chess enjoyment.
  • Portable and convenient 11” size makes the chess computer easy to take along on travels with included AA Batteries and power saving mode. Also included is the AC adapter for play at home.
  • Make moves by pressing lightly on the squares thanks to MILLENNIUM unique HighSensitive technology. Lighted LCD screen shows chess moves, current position, and menus.
  • Set play strength from wide range of play levels suitable for beginners starting out to master level players. Take back moves or see suggestion for better moves.

Genius Pro plays at a significantly higher skill level of more than 2200 ELO (2400 USCF). The changes in the PRO are visual as well, new pieces in an exclusive white and black chrome, along with felt and significantly improved sensor board and pressure point. 

Hardware Improvements:

  • Significantly improved sensor board with smooth-running pressure point
  • 5x faster processor
  • 5x more RAM memory
  • Automatic power supply detection-connected power supply switches off the sleep mode during 24 hours for long term analyzing
  • Manual

Software Improvements:

  • Three different options for Openings:
    • No opening book, computer calculates by itself
    • "Classic London Book" of 57,000 positions (3x larger)
    • "Modern Book" with over 100,000 positions completely new library of modern opening variations by HIARCS.
  • Improved sleep mode with extended wake cycles
  • Display of move numbers in INFO mode
  • New "Mate in X" feature for problem solving

Overall, the Pro is a significant performance improvement, an ideal choice for improving, regular, or ambitious players. The playing algorithms and therefore playing style is adjusted and enhanced.

Playing levels and playing difficulty:

  • Countless levels especially for beginners
  • Virtually unlimited number of levels of difficulty
  • Includes demanding tournament levels suitable for skilled players
  • Average time per move
  • Max overall duration of game
  • Special "Mate in X" stage for problem solving
  • Shows suggested moves (best, second, third best etc. moves given position)

Especially for chess experts

  • Choice of 2 libraries of opening moves: the "Classic London Book", with approximately 57,000 positions, and the "Modern Book", with more than 100,000 positions
  • Versatile analysis mode (text displays and chessboard display)
  • Display analysis of positions, main variants and move number
  • Enter any chess position

Especially for novices

  • Chess trainer: Warns about bad moves, offers to take them back
  • Makes suggestions for improvement to help make better moves
  • Help function: Shows all permitted moves

Features and ease of use

  • Convenient menu system makes it easy to adjust system settings
  • Large back-lit display: shows the entire chessboard, plus help text and menu system text
  • Extra-large chessboard: 20 x 20 cm (7.9 x 7.9 in) playing area
  • Multilingual user interface
  • Different match modes: Player vs. computer, player vs. player etc.
  • Improved energy saving mode with longer active times
  • Power port for AC adapter
  • Automatic power supply detection to switch off the power-saving mode in network operation

Technical data:

  1. Processor: ARM Cortex M4 / 120 MHz, RAM: 160 KB
  2. Chessboard: Pressure sensor board, magnetic
  3. Display: Back-lit chessboard display
  4. Menu operation: 7 languages, text-based
  5. Languages: GB / DE / FR / NL / ES / IT / RU
  6. Software: Original CHESS GENIUS
  7. Power supply: 3 x AA alkaline batteries - BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED
  8. Power with included Adapter
  9. Dimensions: approx. 30 x 27.5 x 3 cm
  10. Chessboard dimensions: 20 x 20 cm (7.8" x 7.8")
  11. Display Dimensions:  3.8 x 4.5 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/4")
  12. King height: 1 7/8"
  13. King base: 5/8"
  14. Box dimensions: 11.5" W x 12.5" L x 4" H

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 8 reviews
    Randy Wahlstrom
    Room to Grow

    Excellent choice for a beginner as well as a rusty player. Levels of play allows for years of growth and enjoyment. Very please with this purchase.

    Ben Rapp
    Hot Garbage!

    Did a Live Unboxing and a demo game:
    I am largely unimpressed with this piece of junk for the price. The case, however nice, arrived with a broken latch, this can be replaced so so major complaint. This unit looks to be made very cheaply and I was expecting better. The magnets in the pieces are horribly weak and you can barely tilt the board before they fall off. They are of very cheap quality. The function of the computer was easy enough, the default setting destroyed my casual play very aggressively. Easy to touch start and finish square and the LCD is decent. Overall, I'm not happy with this set as I indended it to use for travel and I am returning it promptly.

    Michael Muroski
    Great piece of gear.

    It is everything that we hoped it would be. An excellent way to make it to the far side of the Covid pandemic.

    Justice Percell
    Review of Millennium Chess Computer - Chess Genius PRO - SPECIAL EDITION with Box

    I have a Fidelity Excellence computer from the 1990s. I love it, but the AC adapter doesn't work, and I lost the instructions. But it still runs on batteries, and is awesome. But I wanted to try something new. I could play chess online, but I enjoy the chess computer because I'm tired of looking at computer screens all day.

    Fed Ex delivered my box on Sunday afternoon, which was awesome. The out-of-the-box experience was fine. The quick start guide was very helpful. I don't intend to travel with it, but the box is great. The compartment under the board doesn't hold all the pieces. But not a big deal. The AC adapter cord is not long, estimated less than 5 feet. It could be longer.

    I thought I would hate the colors for the "white" pieces, but the silver is not bad. One criticism is that the shapes of the bishop, queen, and king, are not radically different. It is not a big deal, but it would be better if they were easier to identify. Touching the board to move the pieces is easy, which is important. The beeps are appropriate for incorrect moves and check.

    The most important benefit is that the game moves quickly, and beats me easily. I love that. I haven't tried various skill levels. I want the best. Some people want to win playing a poor opponent, but I see no value in that. It also has different patterns than my old Fidelity. But I consider that a plus. I've been playing it every day. (Especially during long, boring, online meetings!)

    The biggest drawback is that the computer's next move is shown in the small screen. And you have to mentally grasp the move, and move the piece. The game will beep for an incorrect move. The board also has the rank and file notation. I thought I would hate that, but it is absolutely necessary. The Fidelity game has small bulbs that light up to show what piece should be moved and where. That is definitely easier than the Millennium. However, the bulbs could wear out, or something, and then the computer would be worthless. So, the bulbs make it easier to make moves, but the display screen is probably less likely to go bad.

    In sum, I enjoy my purchase, and I would recommend it and Chess House.

    Robert Blasewitz
    Made in China

    Received the electronic chess set about 1 week after promised date. However,the machine would not start up until reset,then it could not be turned off. Went through numerous resets as recommended but same issues presented themselves. Not sure how it works,never got through a game before it froze up. I may have gotten a bad model,but do not recommend this one at all...screen is too small and difficult to read. The inability to stay up was disturbing,as well as the start and shut down abilities that were dysfunctional.

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