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Hans-Joachim Kraas,
a German computer scientist, county league tournament chess player and computer chess programmer. Along with Günther Schrüfer, Hans-Joachim Kraas is co-author of the chess programs Bobby, Bobby II, and Doctor? [1][2][3]. He holds a Ph.D. from Technical University of Braunschweig on parallelization of SSS* [4]. Kraas is co-author of Das große Computerschachbuch (German), describing chess programming topics, and the didactic chess program Demoschach written in Basic [5].

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Günther Schrüfer, Hans-Joachim Kraas, Ossi Weiner and Richard Lang, WCCC 1986 [6]
[Event "WCCC 1996]
[Site "Cologne, Germany"]
[Date "1986.06.14"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Bobby"]
[Black "Mephisto X"]
[Result "1-0"]
 
1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. c4 Nb6 5. exd6 exd6 6. Nc3 Be7 7. h3 O-O 8. Nf3 Nc6 
9. Be2 Bf5 10. O-O Qd7 11. Bf4 Rae8 12. a4 Bf6 13. a5 Nc8 14. a6 b6 15. g4 Bxg4 
16. hxg4 Qxg4+ 17. Bg3 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 Qxd4 19. Qc2 h6 20. Rfd1 Qc5 21. Nb5 Be5 
22. Rd5 Qc6 23. Bxe5 Rxe5 24. Rxe5 dxe5 25. Bg4 Nd6 26. Nxa7 Qc5 27. Bd7 e4 
28. Nb5 Nxb5 29. Bxb5 Qg5+ 30. Kf1 Qh4 31. Rd1 Qh1+ 32. Ke2 Qf3+ 33. Ke1 Qh1+ 
34. Kd2 Qg2 35. Kc1 Qg6 36. Qb3 c6 37. Ba4 c5 38. Qg3 Ra8 39. Qxg6 fxg6 40. Bb5 g5 
41. Rd7 h5 42. a7 e3 43. fxe3 Rf8 44. Bc6 h4 45. a8=Q Rxa8 46. Bxa8 h3 47. Rd5 1-0

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References

  1. ^ Doctor? by Dr. Hans-Joachim Kraas and Dr. Gunther Schrüfer
  2. ^ Fritz 5.32 - mehr als nur ein Update! by Peter Schreiner (German), Schachclub Leinzell
  3. ^ Doctor? 2.0 / Engine MacIntosh from Schachversand Niggemann
  4. ^ Hans-Joachim Kraas (1990). Zur Parallelisierung des SSS*-Algorithmus. PhD thesis, TU Braunschweig, Germany, January 1990.
  5. ^ Rainer Bartel, Hans-Joachim Kraas, Günther Schrüfer (1985). Das große Computerschachbuch. Data Becker, ISBN 3-89011-117-3 (German), amazon.de
  6. ^ László Lindner, A SZÁMÍTÓGÉPES SAKK KÉPEKBEN című melléklete - The pictures of the Beginning of Chess Computers
  7. ^ Dap Hartmann (1987). R. Bartel, H.J. Kraas and G. Schrüfer: Das grosse Computerschach-Buch. ICCA Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Review)

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