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Gerhard Piel,
a German architect [1] , and collector and tester of dedicated chess computers . He did extensive tests with chess computers, taking many thousands of hours, and in 1980 concluded Boris 2.5 by Kathe and Dan Spracklen the strongest, while Ossi Weiner favored Fidelity Sensory Voice by Ron Nelson [2] . In 1981, along with Frederic Friedel and Dieter Steinwender, Gerhard Piel organized the the WMCCC 1981 in Travemünde [3] .
Manfred Hegener and Gerhard Piel [4]

Selected Publications


  1. ^ Gerhard Piel - Architekt Hamburg Othmarschen
  2. ^ Schachcomputer: Tricks und Trug, Der Spiegel 50/1980, December 8, 1980, translated by Babel Fish
  3. ^ Ben Mittman, Ken Thompson (1981). Second World Microcomputer Chess Championship, Travemünde and Hamburg, West Germany. ICCA Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 2
  4. ^ Gerhard Piel (1985). Neue Programme von neuen Programmierern. Schachcomputer, Herausgeber Florian Piel, Edition 20, pdf hosted by Hein Veldhuis
  5. ^ 09-1981, 2. Mikrocomputer-Schachweltmeisterschaft in Travemünde und Hamburg (pdf) hosted by Hein Veldhuis

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