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Manfred Hegener,
a German management engineer, in 1969 along with Florian Glaser, co-founder of Hegener & Glaser, since 1980 most famous of their Mephisto trademark chess computers.

After the acquisition of Hegener & Glaser by Eric Winkler's Saitek Ltd. in 1994 [1] [2] , Manfred Hegener founded the Hegener Marketing GmbH, and in 1996 joined forces with Ossi Weiner with his Hobby Computer Centrale, Weiner Vertriebs GmbH, to create the Millennium 2000 GmbH with its core business of chess computers, electronic games and consumer products [3] . According to Hein Veldhuis, most computers of Millennium 2000 are produced by Eric White, while David Levy is responsible for the programs [4] .
Manfred Hegener [5]


Ossi Weiner, Manfred Hegener and Richard Lang, WMCCC 1985 [6]

Manfred Hegener and Florian Glaser in Cologne WCCC 1986 [7]


External Links


  1. ^ Hegener & Glaser (Mephisto) from ChessComputers.org
  2. ^ Der große Mantelaktien-Report (pdf) Sonderreport, December 2007 (German), pp 103. Stella Entertainment AG i. L (ehem. Hegener + Glaser AG), from Undervalued-Shares.com
  3. ^ Millennium 2000 GmbH - Story
  4. ^ De firma Millennium 2000 GmbH Hegener & Weiner in vogelvlucht by Hein Veldhuis, Dutch and German pdf
  5. ^ Clipping from Hegener & Glaser (Mephisto) from ChessComputers.org
  6. ^ Picture from Computerschach und Spiele hosted by Hegener & Glaser (Mephisto) from ChessComputers.org
  7. ^ László Lindner, A SZÁMÍTÓGÉPES SAKK KÉPEKBEN című melléklete - The pictures of the Beginning of Chess Computers
  8. ^ Chess TV-World Cup - German free of ads regional ARD broadcaster, Drittes with Mephisto advertisement
  9. ^ Tony Harrington (1983). A Match for Brute Force. Personal Computer World, May 1983, pdf

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