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Elmar Henne,
a German computer scientist, former chess programmer, and along with Thomas Nitsche affiliated with Proximic, a high performance contextual matching service. During the late 70s, at Technical University of Munich along with Wolfram Wolff, Elmar Henne already cooperated with Nitsche on the parallel chess program Parwell, before they started to develop their mighty Mephisto computers with the unique Briquette design in collaboration with Hegener & Glaser [1]. Henne also focused on Modula-2 [2] and in their post computer chess area since 1986 on CAD systems with object oriented Modula-2, which was co-developed by Elmar Henne as well.

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WMCCC 1984, Elmar Henne left, two Scottish students operating Sargon III on a Compaq [3]
Round 5, Sargon III / Compaq - Mephisto III B [4]
[Event "WMCCC 1984"]
[Site "Glasgow, UK"]
[Date "1984.09.13"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Sargon III Compaq"]
[Black "Mephisto III B"]
[Result "0-1"]
 
1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 Nc6 3.Bg2 e5 4.d3 Nf6 5.O-O Bf5 6.Bd2 Bc5 7.b4 Nxb4 8.Nxe5 Qd6 
9.Bc3 O-O 10.Nd2 Rfe8 11.e4 dxe4 12.Nec4 Qa6 13.Bxf6 Qxf6 14.dxe4 Bg6 15.Rb1 
Qa6 16.a3 Nc6 17.a4 Bb4 18.Ra1 Rad8 19.Qc1 Bxd2 20.Nxd2 Qe2 21.Rd1 Bh5 22.f3 
Ne5 23.g4 Nxg4 24.fxg4 Bxg4 25.Qa3 Rxd2 26.Rxd2 Qxd2 27.h3 Qd4+ 28.Kh1 Bd7 
29.a5 Bc6 30.a6 b5 31.Rb1 Bxe4 32.Qb3 Bxg2+ 33.Kh2 Bc6 34.Kg3 Re2 35.Qf3 Bxf3 
36.Rf1 Qe5+ 37.Kxf3 Qe4+ 38.Kg3 Rg2# 0-1 

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References

  1. ^ Ab Dezember neuer Mikroschachcomputer für 350 Mark:: Mephisto unterm Weihnachtsbaum, October 7, 1979, Computerwoche 36/1979 (German)
  2. ^ Some reflections on Modula-2 standardization
  3. ^ Image from World Microcomputer Chess Championship 1984 from Colossus by Martin Bryant
  4. ^ Glasgow 1984 - Chess - Round 5 - Game 4 (ICGA Tournaments)

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