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The ACM's Thirteenth North American Computer Chess Championship (NACCC) was held from October, 24 to 26, 1982 at the Dallas Hilton Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA [1] .
Dallas Hilton [2]

Final Standing

[3]
#
Program
CC
1
2
3
4
P
SOS
SoDOS
1
Belle
US
9w½
4b1
3w1
2b½
3
10½

2
Cray Blitz
US
7b1
5w½
8b1
1w½
3


3
Nuchess
US
10b1
8w1
1b0
5w1
3
9
6
4
CHAOS
US
14b1
1w0
7b1
9w1
3


5
Bebe
US
12w1
2b½
6w1
3b0

10

6
Advance 2.4
GB
11w½
9b1
5b0
10w1

7

7
Savant X
US
2w0
11b1
4w0
13b1
2


8
Fidelity X
US
13w1
3b0
2w0
12b1
2


9
Ostrich
CA
1b½
6w0
11w1
4b0

10
3
10
Schach 2.6
DE
3w0
13b1
12w½
6b0

8

11
Sfinks X
US
6b½
7w0
9b0
14w1

6

12
Philidor
GB
5b0
14w1
10b½
8w0

6
¾
13
Pion
NL
8b0
10w0
14b1
7w0
1

0
14
Chaturanga 2.0
US
4w0
12b0
13w0
11b0
0
7
0

Participants

[4]
Program
CC
Team
Hardware
Language
Advance 2.4
GB
Dave Wilson, Mike Johnson
6502 based System
Assembly
Bebe
US
Tony Scherzer
Bit Slice Chess hardware
Assembly
Belle
US
Ken Thompson, Joe Condon
PDP-11/23, LSI-11
with custom boards
C
CHAOS
US
Mike Alexander, Fred Swartz,
Jack O’Keefe, Mark Hersey
AMDAHL 470V/8
Fortran
Chaturanga 2.0
US
John Poduska, Jr.
68000 based Apollo workstation
Pascal
Cray Blitz
US
Robert Hyatt, Albert Gower, Harry Nelson
Cray-1
Fortran IV
Fidelity X
US
Dan Spracklen, Kathe Spracklen,
Boris Baczynskyj
6502 based System
Assembly
Nuchess
US
David Slate, William Blanchard
CDC Cyber 175
Fortran
Ostrich
CA
Monroe Newborn
8-Nova Multiprocessing System
Assembly
Philidor
GB
David Broughton, David Levy, Kevin O’Connell,
Mark Taylor, Mike Johnson
Z80 Osborne 1
Assembly
Pion
NL
Jan Derksen, John Huisman, Jaap van den Herik,
Harry Nefkens, Sito Dekker
PDP-11/70
C
Savant X
US
David Kittinger
Z80 based System
Assembly
Schach 2.6
DE
Matthias Engelbach
Burroughs 7800
Algol
Sfinks X
US
William Fink
Z80 TRS-80
Assembly

Photos

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Game room, round four [5]

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Ken Thompson receives top prize, Ben Mittman, Monroe Newborn and Robert Hyatt (right) look on [6]

See also


Tournament Director


Reports


External Links


References

  1. ^ Ben Mittman (1982). Tournament News - The Thirteenth ACM North American Computer Chess Championship. ICCA Newletter, Vol. 5, No. 1
  2. ^ Dallas Hilton, in 1982 the Plaza, today operating as the Dallas Hotel Indigo, Downtown Dallas, Photo by M.I.B., July 28, 2010, Wikimedia Commons, Dallas Hilton from Wikipedia
  3. ^ ACM 1982 CSVN site
  4. ^ Ben Mittman (1983). ACM's Thirteenth North American Computer Chess Championship. ICCA Newletter, Vol. 6, No. 1
  5. ^ archive.computerhistory.org - /resources/still-image from The Computer History Museum
  6. ^ Mittman, Newborn and Thompson at the 13th North American Computer Chess Championship in Dallas, Texas from The Computer History Museum
  7. ^ Pion's ACM 1982 Experience

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