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On May 18, 19, and 20, 1984, a International Computer Chess Tournament had been held, organized by the CSVN. Aegon insurance company sponsored the tournament, which took place in their Training Centre at Baarn, The Netherlands. Six European programs participated.

Final Standing

#
Program
CC
1
2
3
4
5
6
P
1
Merlin
AT
X
½
½
1
1
1
4
2
Chess 0.5X
NL
½
X
1
1
1
0

3
Pion
NL
½
0
X
0
1
1

4
BCP
GB
0
0
1
X
½
1

5
MicroMurks II
DE
0
0
0
½
X
1

6
PK83
NL
0
1
0
0
0
X
1

Participants

[1]
Program
CC
Authors
Computers
BCP
GB
Don Beal
Self-made computer, Z8000
Chess 0.5X
NL
Wim Elsenaar
PDP-11/70
Merlin
AT
Hermann Kaindl, Helmut Horacek,
Marcus Wagner
CDC Cyber 176
MicroMurks II
DE
Dieter Steinwender
Apple IIe, MC 68000
Pion
NL
Sito Dekker, Jan Derksen,
Jaap van den Herik,
Roger Hünen, Harry Nefkens
TNO Geminix, MC 68000
PK83
NL
Ard van Bergen
PDP-11/70

Selected Games

Round 5, Merlin - MicroMurks II [2]
[Event "International Computer Chess Tournament"]
[Site "Baarn, NL"]
[Date "1984.05.20"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Merlin"]
[Black "MicroMurks II]"]
[Result "1-0"]
 
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f5 3.Nxe5 Qf6 4.Nc4 fxe4 5.Nc3 Qf7 6.d4 Bb4 7.Ne5 Qf5 8.Bc4 Nc6 9.Nf7 Bxc3+ 
10.bxc3 Qa5 11.Bd2 d5 12.Nxh8 dxc4 13.Qe2 Qd5 14.Bf4 Nf6 15.Bxc7 Bg4 16.Qe3 Kd7 17.Be5 Rxh8 
18.Qg3 Rg8 19.h3 Be6 20.Ke2 e3 21.Rab1 Nxe5 22.Qxe5 Ne4 23.Kxe3 Nxc3 24.Ra1 Qxg2 25.Rag1
Qd5 26.Rxg7+ Rxg7 27.Qxg7+ Kc6 28.f3 Qf5 29.Qe5 Qxe5+ 30.dxe5 Kd5 31.Kf4 Kc5 32.Re1 Kd4 
33.h4 Nd5+ 34.Kg5 h6+ 35.Kxh6 Nb4 36.Re2 Bf5 37.e6 Na6 38.Kg5 Bh7 39.Rd2+ Ke5 40.e7 Nc7 
41.Rd8 Bxc2 42.f4+ Ke6 43.Rc8 Ne8 44.Rxe8 b5 45.h5 Kd7 46.Rh8 Kxe7 47.f5 Ba4 48.h6 c3 49.h7 
c2 50.Rc8 Kd6 51.h8=Q a6 52.Qd4+ Ke7 53.Qa7+ Kd6 54.Qc5+ Kd7 55.Qc7# 1-0

Publications


References

  1. ^ Jaap van Oosterwijk Bruyn (1984). International Computer-Chess Tournament in the Netherlands. ICCA Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2
  2. ^ Jaap van den Herik (1984). Merlin wint AEGON Computerschaaktoernooi. Schakend Nederland, pdf hosted by Hein Veldhuis (Dutch)

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