Mad Catz Saitek Mephisto Chess Challenger Computer
This is undoubtedly the best electronic chess set on the market for anyone who either wants to learn the game or is looking to sharpen their skills beyond their current capabilities. The set has been programmed with an incredible amount of features with over 60 degrees of difficulty so anyone can play against a worthy opponent, a coaching mode so you can practice moves in a variety of situations, and it'll even give you helpful tips during gameplay if you get stuck. As your skills improve, you can access the computer's study mode which has over 20 famous games stored within so you can play against some of the world's best players and moves. The board has bright LED lights which clearly delineate every move made, and comes with mock pewter pieces that look and feel like real metal. All you need is four "C" batteries to play, or you can plug it in with the included AC adapter. Believe me, you'll likely be playing with this chess set for years to come and still be unable to try everything it's capable of doing.