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a WinBoard compliant chess engine by Marek KÅ‚onowski, initially written in Delphi, and since version 3.16 rewritten in C# [1], which requires the Windows .Net framework. Excelsior (Delphi) played the PCCC 2003, released to the public in November 2004 [2], the C# version played the IOPCCC 2007.
Longfellow Excelsior [3]

Selected Games

IOPCCC 2007, round 3, Excelsior - Atak
[Event "IOPCCC 2007"]
[Site "Lodz POL"]
[Date "2007.06.29"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Excelsior"]
[Black "Atak"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c6 4.e3 Bd6 5.Bd3 f5 6.O-O Nf6 7.b3 Qe7 8.a4 a5 
9.c5 Bc7 10.Nc3 Bd7 11.Ba3 O-O 12.Qc1 Na6 13.Bxa6 Rxa6 14.b4 axb4 15.Bxb4 
e5 16.dxe5 Ng4 17.a5 Nxe5 18.Nxe5 Qxe5 19.f4 Qf6 20.Qd2 Rfa8 21.Ra4 Qd8 
22.Rfa1 Bxa5 23.Qb2 Bc7 24.Rxa6 Rxa6 25.Rxa6 bxa6 26.Qb3 a5 27.Ba3 Qb8 
28.Qd1 Qf8 29.Qd4 Bd8 30.Qa4 Qe8 31.Kf2 Qh5 32.Kg1 Qh4 33.Qd1 Qf6 34.Qb3 
Be7 35.g3 h6 36.Kf2 Be8 37.h3 Bd8 38.Ne2 Qe7 39.Nd4 g6 40.Qb8 Qc7 41.Qa8 
Bd7 42.Bc1 Kf8 43.h4 g5 44.fxg5 hxg5 45.hxg5 a4 46.Bd2 Qc8 47.Qxa4 Bxg5 
48.Qa7 Qd8 49.Qb7 Qe8 50.Qc7 Kg8 51.Qb7 Bf6 52.Bc1 Be7 53.Ba3 Bf8 54.Bb4 
Bh6 55.Bd2 Bg7 56.Ba5 Kf8 57.Bc7 Kf7 58.Bd6 Kg8 59.Bf4 Bf6 60.Qc7 Be7 
61.Bd6 Bg5 62.Bf4 Bd8 63.Qb8 Kf7 64.Qa7 Kg6 65.Kf1 Be7 66.Kf2 Qc8 67.Kg2 
Bf6 68.Kf2 Bg7 69.Bd6 Kh7 70.Nf3 Kg8 71.Nd4 Bh8 72.Bf4 Bf6 73.Bd6 1/2-1/2

See also

Forum Posts

External Links

Chess Engine



  1. ^ Re: Engines written in which programming language? by Andreas Herrmann, Winboard Forum, June 02, 2009
  2. ^ Excelsior from WBEC Ridderkerk
  3. ^ Excelsior 1846 illustration, reprinted in Charles C. Calhoun (2005). Longfellow: A Rediscovered Life. Beacon Press
  4. ^ Original Excelsior problem by Frederic Friedel, CCC, December 11, 2000

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