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Iron Fish,
a mainframe chess program of the mid 70s by Gary Boos and James Mundstock affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Iron Fish played the ACM 1975 running on a CDC Cyber 74, where it lost from Chute 1.2 and Duchess, and drew from Sortie and Ostrich.
Iron Fish - Steinhude pike [1]

Selected Games

ACM 1975, round 4, Ostrich - Iron Fish [2]
[Event "ACM 1975"]
[Site "Minneapolis USA"]
[Date "1975.10.21"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Ostrich"]
[Black "Iron Fish"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qe5+ 4.Nge2 Nf6 5.d4 Qa5 6.Be3 Bf5 7.Ng3 Bg4 
8.Be2 Bxe2 9.Qxe2 Nbd7 10.O-O Qb4 11.Qb5 Qxb5 12.Nxb5 O-O-O 13.Nxa7+ Kb8 
14.Nb5 e5 15.dxe5 Nxe5 16.Bg5 Bb4 17.Bxf6 gxf6 18.c3 Rd5 19.Nxc7 Rd2 
20.cxb4 Kxc7 21.b3 Kc6 22.Ne4 Re2 23.Rfe1 Rxe1+ 24.Rxe1 f5 25.Ng3 Nd3 
26.Re7 f4 27.Nh5 f5 28.a3 Ra8 29.a4 b5 30.Rxh7 bxa4 31.Rh6+ Kc7 32.Rh7+ 
Kc6 33.Rh6+ Kc7 34.bxa4 Rxa4 35.Rh7+ Kd6 36.Rh6+ Ke5 37.Kf1 Ra1+ 38.Ke2 
Nxb4 39.h4 Rc1 40.Rb6 Nd5 41.Rh6 Rc2+ 42.Kf3 Rc3+ 43.Ke2 Rc2+ 44.Kf1 Rc1+ 
45.Ke2 Rc2+ 1/2-1/2

See also

External Links


  1. ^ Drawing of the late-1700s experimental submarine called the Steinhude pike, first German submarine 1772, Wikimedia Commons, Steinhuder Hecht from Wikipedia
  2. ^ David Levy (ed.) (1988). Computer Chess Compendium. Chapter 9.1 Games from the ACM Tournaments

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