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Armageddon,
a Polish chess program, a WinBoard compliant engine, optionally with an own GUI, written by Grzegorz Sidorowicz. Its first release comes from December 31, 1999, and the name is a pun based on prediction that the world would end in 2000 [1] .
Armageddon regularly played the Polish Computer Chess Championship and became runner up at the PCCC 2002 and PCCC 2003. It further participated at the CCT3, CCT4 and CCT5 on-line tournaments.
The Last Judgment [2]

Selected Games

PCCC 2002, round 6, Belzebub - Armageddon [3]
[Event "PCCC 2002"]
[Site "Lodz"]
[Date "2002.09.14"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Belzebub"]
[Black "Armageddon"]
[Result "0-1"]
 
1.Nf3 d5 2.e3 Nf6 3.d4 g6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bd3 c5 6.O-O c4 7.Be2 Bb4 8.a3 Bxc3
9.bxc3 Ne4 10.Bb2 Qa5 11.Qe1 O-O 12.Ne5 f6 13.Ng4 e5 14.dxe5 Bxg4 15.Bxg4
fxe5 16.Be6+ Kg7 17.Rb1 Ng5 18.Bg4 Nc6 19.f3 h5 20.Bd7 Nb8 21.Bh3 Nxh3+
22.gxh3 Nc6 23.e4 dxe4 24.fxe4 Rxf1+ 25.Kxf1 Qa4 26.Qd2 Rd8 27.Qe2 Qb5
28.Kg1 Rf8 29.Kh1 b6 30.Qd2 Qc5 31.Qd7+ Rf7 32.Qd5 Qe3 33.Qxc4 Qf3+ 34.Kg1
Qf2+ 35.Kh1 Qxc2 36.Re1 Rf2 37.Qf1 Rxf1+ 38.Rxf1 Qxb2 39.h4 Qxc3 40.Kg2
Qxa3 41.Rf3 Qb4 42.h3 Qxe4 43.Kg3 Nd4 44.Rf2 Qh1 45.Rg2 Qe1+ 46.Rf2 Qg1+
47.Rg2 Nf5+ 48.Kf3 Qe3# 0-1

See also


Namesake


Forum Posts


External Links

Chess Engine

Armageddon

Time Problems


References

  1. ^ Year 2000 problem from Wikipedia
  2. ^ The Last Judgment [detail] by Hieronymus Bosch, after 1482
  3. ^ I Mistrzostwa Polski Programów Szachowych Partie (PGN)
  4. ^ Home - Armageddon Chess

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