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ACM's 24th North American Computer Chess Championship (NACCC) was held as a special event at the Sixth Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architecture [1], June 25-27, 1994, Grand Hotel, Cape May, New Jersey, USA.
Grand Hotel [2]

Final Standing

[3]
#
Name
CC
1
2
3
4
5
P
SOS
SoDOS
1
Deep Thought II
US
2w1
[4] 5b0
7w1
3b1
5b1
4
13½
11
2
Zarkov
US
1b0
6b1
4w1
5b½
3w1

15

3
Star Socrates
US
10w1
7b1
5w1
1w0
2b0
3
12½
5
4
Now
US
6w½
10b½
2b0
8w1
9b1
3
10½

5
Mchess Pro
US
8b1
1w1
3b0
2w½
1w0

16½

6
Cray Blitz
US
4b½
2w0
9w1
7b0
10w1

11
4
7
WChess
US
9w1
3w0
1b0
6w1
8b0
2
13½

8
Evaluator
US
5w0
9b0
10w1
4b0
7w1
2
10

9
Innovation II
US
7b0
8w1
6b0
10b1
4w0
2
10

10
Spector
US
3b0
4w½
8b0
9w0
6b0
½
12½


Participants

[5]
Cray Blitz
US
Robert Hyatt, Harry Nelson, Albert Gower
Cray Y-MP-8
Fortran, C, Assembly
Deep Thought II [6]
US
Feng-hsiung Hsu, Murray Campbell,
Joe Hoane
RS/6000 580
& 16 custom chess processors
C, Microcode
Evaluator
US
Bill MacLaughlin
486DX4/100 PC
C
Innovation II
US
Jeff Mallett
Mac PowerPC
C
Mchess Pro
US
Marty Hirsch
Pentium/60 PC
C, Assembly
Now
US
Mark Lefler
486/50 PC
Pascal, Assembly
Spector
US
Steven Edwards
486DX2/66 PC
C
Star Socrates
US
Don Dailey, Larry Kaufman, c/o Julio Kaplan
Robert Blumofe, Eric Brewer, Michael Halbherr,
Chris Joerg, Bradley Kuszmaul,
Charles Leiserson, Yuli Zhou
Connection Machine CM-5
C, Cilk
WChess
US
David Kittinger, James Parker
Pentium/90 PC
C
Zarkov
US
John Stanback
HP 9000/735
C

Selected Games

Round 4

Round 4, WChess - Cray Blitz
[Event "ACM 1993"]
[Site "Cape May USA"]
[Date "1994.06.26"]
[Round "4"]
[White "WChess"]
[Black "Cray Blitz"]
[Result "1-0"]
 
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Be2 a6 7.O-O Qc7 8.f4 Be7
9.Be3 Nc6 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Qd3 O-O 12.Rad1 Bb7 13.Kh1 Rad8 14.Rd2 e5 15.h3 
exf4 16.Bxf4 Kh8 17.Qg3 Ne8 18.Qe3 Rb8 19.Na4 f6 20.c4 Qa5 21.b3 Rd8 22.c5 
dxc5 23.Rxd8 Bxd8 24.Rd1 Bc7 25.Bxc7 Nxc7 26.Qxc5 Qxc5 27.Nxc5 Bc8 28.Bc4 
a5 29.Rd6 Nb5 30.Rxc6 Nd4 31.Rd6 Nc2 32.Bd3 Ne3 33.Bb1 f5 34.exf5 h5 35.Ne6 
Bxe6 36.fxe6 Rf1+ 37.Kh2 Rxb1 38.Rd8+ Kh7 39.e7 Nf1+ 40.Kg1 Ng3+ 41.Kf2 Ne4+ 
42.Ke2 Rb2+ 43.Kd3 Nf6 44.Rf8 Rb1 45.Rxf6 Re1 46.Rf5 Kg6 47.e8=Q+ Rxe8 
48.Rxa5 Re1 49.h4 Rd1+ 50.Kc2 Rh1 51.g3 Kh6 52.a4 Rf1 53.Rd5 Rf3 54.a5 Rxg3 
55.a6 Rg2+ 56.Rd2 Rg1 57.Rd4 Rg2+ 58.Kd3 Rg3+ 59.Kc4 Re3 1-0

Round 5

Round 5, Zarkov - Star Socrates
[Event "ACM 1993"]
[Site "Cape May USA"]
[Date "1994.06.27"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Zarkov"]
[Black "Star Socrates"]
[Result "1-0"]
 
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.dxe5 d5 5.Be3 Bg4 6.h3 Be6 7.Nbd2 Qe7
8.c3 Nc6 9.Nxe4 dxe4 10.Ng5 Rd8 11.Qa4 Bd5 12.O-O-O Qxe5 13.Bb5 Be7
14.c4 Bxc4 15.Bxc6+ bxc6 16.Qxc6+ Kf8 17.Nxh7+ Rxh7 18.Rxd8+ Bxd8
19.Qxc4 a5 20.Rd1 Bf6 21.Qb3 g6 22.Rd5 Qe6 23.Rxa5 Qxb3 24.axb3 Ke7
25.Kc2 Kd7 26.b4 Rh5 27.b5 Rd5 28.Kb3 Rd3+ 29.Ka2 Bd4 30.Bxd4 Rxd4
31.Ra7 Rb4 32.Rb7 Kc8 33.Ka3 e3 34.fxe3 Re4 35.Ra7 Rxe3+ 36.Kb4 Re2
37.g4 Rxb2+ 38.Kc5 Rb3 39.Ra8+ Kb7 40.Rh8 Rd3 41.Rf8 Rf3 42.Kd5 Kb6
43.Ke4 Rf1 44.Rb8+ Ka7 45.Rc8 Kb7 46.Rd8 Rh1 47.Rd3 Kb6 48.Rb3 f6
49.Kd5 Rf1 50.Ke6 f5 51.g5 Rd1 52.h4 Rd6+ 53.Ke5 f4 54.Kxf4 Rd7 55.Ke5 Rf7
56.Rb4 Rf5+ 57.Ke6 Kc5 58.Re4 Kb6 59.Kd7 Kxb5 60.Kxc7 Kc5 61.Re6 Rf4
62.Rxg6 Rxh4 63.Rh6 Rg4 64.g6 Kd5 65.Kd7 Ke5 66.Ke7 Kf5 67.Kf7 Kg5
68.Rh1 Rf4+ 69.Kg7 Rg4 70.Kh7 Kf6 71.Rf1+ Ke7 72.g7 Rh4+ 73.Kg8 Rh3
74.Rf7+ Ke8 75.Rf5 Ke7 76.Re5+ Kf6 77.Re1 Rc3 78.Rh1 Rc7 79.Kh8 1-0

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References

  1. ^ Proceedings of the sixth annual ACM symposium on Parallel algorithms and architectures
  2. ^ Grand Hotel Cape May - Home
  3. ^ ACM 1994 CSVN site
  4. ^ Heavy rain induced power outage at Hawthorne, NY. [4 inches in one hour.] Possibility of rescheduling was discussed. MChess decided to take a time forfeit win. DT2 games in ACM 94 by Feng-Hsiung Hsu, rgc, June 29, 1994
  5. ^ The 24th ACM International Computer Chess Championship from The Computer History Museum, pdf
  6. ^ Deep Thought II incorporated Ken Thompson's 5 Piece Databases

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