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Mathias Feist,
a German computer chess programmer, ChessBase employee and formidable Chess player [1]. End of the 80s Mathias was hired by ChessBase to port the ChessBase Database program from Atari ST to the MS-DOS operating system based PCs. Mathias is co-author of the Fritz engine by primary author Frans Morsch [2] and worked on the Fritz-GUI for DOS and Windows.

At two Aegon Tournaments, 1996 [3] and 1997 [4] Mathias played on behalf of the humans against the machines. Mathias operated Fritz during various World Computer Chess Championships and Man-Machine matches against Kasparov [5] and Kramnik [6][7].

Mathias Feist [8]

Photos

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Mathias Feist still can't believe what has happened in Kramnik versus Deep Fritz 2006 game 2 [9] [10]

Selected Publications

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External Links


References

  1. ^ Spielerdetails Mathias Feist, Niedersächischer Schachverband (German)
  2. ^ Mathias Feist's ICGA Tournaments
  3. ^ Aegon 1996 from Computerschaak, the CSVN site
  4. ^ Aegon 1997 from Computerschaak, the CSVN site
  5. ^ Kasparov vs X3D Fritz match finishes 2-2 after game four draw from ChessBase News, November 19, 2003
  6. ^ Fritz Defends to Draw Game 8 and the Match! Final Score: 4-4 The Brains in Bahrain Man-Machine match is over, ChessBase News, October 19, 2002
  7. ^ Kramnik vs Deep Fritz: Computer wins match by 4:2, ChessBase News, December 05, 2006
  8. ^ Will the real Fritz programmer stand up? from ChessBase News, June 26, 2003
  9. ^ Man vs machine shocker: Kramnik allows mate in one, Bonn, November 27, 2006
  10. ^ Der Faktor Mensch, Der Spiegel 49/2006, December 04, 2006, (German) pdf
  11. ^ ICGA Reference Database (pdf)

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