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The inofficial 4th European Microcomputer Chess Championship was held September 28 to October 2, 1983 at the Barbican Centre in London, United Kingdom as part of the Personal Computer World Show, also known as the 6th PCW Microcomputer Chess Championship. John Nunn served as tournament director [1].

Final Standing

#
Program
CC
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
P
1
Advance 3.0
GB
6w1
5b1
3w0
2b1
4w1
8b1
9w½
11b1
10w1

2
Chess 2001
GB
bye½
10w1
4b½
1w0
11b1
7b1
3w1
9b½
8w1

3
Constellation
US
8b1
7w1
1b1
4w0
6b0
5w1
2b0
12w1
9b1
6
4
Cyrus 2.5
GB
11w1
13b1
2w½
3b1
1b0
6w½
10w½
8b0
14b1

5
White Knight
GB
14w1
1w0
7b½
10b½
9w1
3b0
12b½
13w1
11w1

6
Cyrus I.S.
GB
1b0
14w1
13w1
9b½
3w1
8b½
11w0
7b½
12b½
5
7
Colossus Chess
GB
9w1
3b0
5w½
8b0
12b1
2w0
14b1
6w½
13b1
5
8
Caesar
GB
3w0
9b0
14b1
7w1
10b1
1w0
13b1
4w1
2b0
5
9
Mephisto Exp
DE
7b0
8w1
11b1
6w½
5b0
12w1
1b½
2w½
3w0

10
Spectrum Chess II
GB
bye½
2b0
12b1
5w½
8w0
13w1
4b½
14w1
1b0

11
Merlin
GB
4b0
12w1
9w0
13b1
2w0
14w1
6b1
1w0
5b0
4
12
Cyrus Dragon
GB
11b0
11b0
10w0
14b1
7w0
9b0
5w½
3b0
6w½
2
13
Albatross
GB
12w1
4w0
6b0
11w0
14b½
10b0
8w0
5b0
7w0

14
Chessnut
GB
5b0
6b0
8w0
12w0
13w½
11b0
7w0
10b0
4w0
½

Participants

[2]
Program
CC
Authors
Company
Advance 3.0
GB
Dave Wilson,
Mike Johnson

Albatross
GB
Michael Parker

Caesar
GB
John Lowe

Chess 2001
GB
Richard Lang
Intelligent Software
Chessnut
GB
Geoffrey Bulmer

Colossus Chess
GB
Martin Bryant

Constellation
US
David Kittinger
Novag
Cyrus 2.5
GB
Richard Lang
Intelligent Software
Cyrus Dragon
GB
Richard Lang
Dragon Data, Intelligent Software
Cyrus I.S.
GB
Richard Lang
Sinclair, Intelligent Software
Mephisto Exp
DE
Elmar Henne,
Thomas Nitsche
Hegener & Glaser
Merlin
GB
Jeff Rollason

Spectrum Chess II
GB
Chris Thornton
Artic Computing
White Knight
GB
Martin Bryant
BBC

Selected Games

Round 5

Round 5, Advance 3.0 - Cyrus 2.5 [4]
[Event "European MCC 1983"]
[Site "London, UK"]
[Date "1983.09.30"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Advance 3.0"]
[Black "Cyrus 2.5"]
[Result "1-0"]
 
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 O-O 8.Nf3 Qc7 9.Kd1 cxd4 
10.cxd4 Bd7 11.Bd3 Ba4 12.Rb1 Rc8 13.Ne1 g6 14.Rb4 Qc6 15.Qg5 Rc7 16.Qf4 Nd7 17.Bd2 
Rac8 18.Rb2 Nb6 19.Ba5 Nf5 20.Kc1 Kh8 21.h4 Kg8 22.h5 Rf8 23.Bxb6 axb6 24.g4 Ne7 25.hxg6
fxg6 26.Qh6 Nc8 27.f4 Qc3 28.Bxg6 hxg6 29.Qxg6+ Rg7 30.Qxe6+ Rgf7 31.Qh6 Rc7 32.f5 Qc4 
33.Rh5 Rxf5 34.gxf5 Rg7 35.e6 Qxc2+ 36.Rxc2 Kf8 37.Qf6+ Kg8 38.Rxc8+ Be8 39.Rxe8# 1-0

Round 6

Round 6, Constellation - White Knight [5]
[Event "European MCC 1983"]
[Site "London, UK"]
[Date "1983.09.30"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Constellation"]
[Black "White Knight"]
[Result "1-0"]
 
1.e4 Nc6 2.d4 e6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.O-O c5 7.Be3 cxd4 8.Bxd4 Nf6 9.Nc3 O-O 
10.Qc1 c5 11.Be5 Bd7 12.Rd1 Rc8 13.Bg3 Re8 14. Ne5 Kf8 15.Qf4 Kg8 16.Rxd7 Nxd7 17.Qxf7+ 
Kh8 18.Rd1 Qb6 19.Nxd7 Qxb2 20.Be5 Bf6 21.Bxf6 Rg8 22.Nf8 Rcxf8 23.Bxg7+ Rxg7 24.Qxf8+ 
Rg8 25.Qf6+ Rg7 26.Rd8# 1-0

Round 9

Round 9, Advance 3.0 - Spectrum Chess II [6]
[Event "European MCC 1983"]
[Site "London, UK"]
[Date "1983.10.02"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Advance 3.0"]
[Black "Spectrum Chess II"]
[Result "1-0"]
 
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O b5 6.Bb3 Nxe4 7.Bd5 f5 8.Nxe5 Qf6 9.Nf7 Rg8 
10.Nd6+ Qxd6 11.Bxg8 h6 12.Bh7 g6 13.d3 Nc5 14.Be3 Na4 15.Nc3 Nxb2 16.Qc1 Na4 17.Bf4 Qf6 
18.Nd5 Qg7 19.Bxg6+ Qxg6 20.Nxc7+ Kf7 21.Nxa8 Nd4 22.Qe3 Bb7 23.Bg3 Qc6 24.f3 Nxc2 25.Qf4 
Bc5+ 26.Kh1 Nxa1 27.Qxf5+ Kg8 28.Re1 Nc3 29.Re8+ Kg7 30.Be5+ Qf6 31.Qxf6+ Kh7 32.Qf5# 1-0

Publications


External Links


References

  1. ^ Frederic Friedel (1984). The European Microcomputer-Chess Championship - 6th PCW. ICCA Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1
  2. ^ Tony Harrington (1983). Chess Tournament - 4th European Microcomputer Chess Championship. Personal Computer World, December 1983, pdf hosted by Mike Watters
  3. ^ CC of program authors
  4. ^ Tony Harrington (1983). Chess Tournament - 4th European Microcomputer Chess Championship. Personal Computer World, December 1983, pdf hosted by Mike Watters
  5. ^ Frederic Friedel (1984). The European Microcomputer-Chess Championship - 6th PCW. ICCA Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, Selected games annotated by John Nunn
  6. ^ Frederic Friedel (1984). The European Microcomputer-Chess Championship - 6th PCW. ICCA Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, Selected games annotated by John Nunn

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