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Mephisto Amsterdam,
a dedicated chess computer module with a 68000 CPU at 12 MHz for Mephisto module systems by Hegener & Glaser with a Psion based program [1] by Richard Lang persistent in 64 KiB of ROM, using 16 KiB of RAM. At the WMCCC 1985 in Amsterdam, Richard Lang won his first of eight World Microcomputer Chess Championship titles under the Mephisto brand. Mephisto Amsterdam I, running on a 32-bit 68020 workstation was ahead of Mephisto Amsterdam II and III, already running on 68000 module prototypes.
Mephisto Amsterdam module [2]

Photos & Games

MephistoAmsterdam1985.jpg
WMCCC 1985 R 6, Plymate Y vs. Mephisto Amsterdam I on a 68020 workstation. Ossi Weiner and Richard Lang
just before Ulf Rathsman resigned and a Mephisto Amsterdam already won the title prematurely [3] [4]
[Event "WMCCC 1985"]
[Site "Amsterdam, The Netherlands"]
[Date "1985.09.13"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Plymate Y"]
[Black "Mephisto Amsterdam 1"]
[Result "0-1"]
 
1.e4 c6 2.c4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e6 6.Bf4 Nc6 7.cxd5 Nxd5 8.Nxd5 Qxd5 
9.Nf3 Qe4+ 10.Be3 Bb4+ 11.Ke2 O-O 12.Ng5 Qf5 13.f4 Be7 14.Qb1 Qg4+ 15.Nf3 Bd6 
16.h3 Qg3 17.Ng5 f5 18.Qc1 Bd7 19.Nf3 Rac8 20.Qd1 Bxf4 21.Bxf4 Qxf4 22.Kf2 Nb4 
23.g3 Qe4 24.Rh2 Rc2+ 25.Kg1 Qe3+ 26.Kh1 Bc6 27.Bg2 Nd3 28.Qxc2 Nf2+ 29.Qxf2 Qxf2 
30.Ne5 Qxb2 31.Rd1 Ba4 32.Bf3 Qc3 33.Rb1 Qxd4 34.Re2 Bd1 35.Rg2 Bxf3 36.Nxf3 Qe4 
37.Nd2 Qd5 38.Nb3 Qd3 39.Nd2 b6 40.Rb3 Qc2 41.Nf3 Qc7 42.Rd3 e5 43.Rdd2 e4 44.Rc2 
Qd6 45.Nd2 e3 46.Nc4 Qd3 47.Nb2 Qd5 48.a4 Rd8 49.Kh2 g5 50.Rc3 Qe5 51.Rcc2 Kf8 
52.Nc4 Qe4 53.Nb2 h5 54.Rge2 f4 55.gxf4 gxf4 56.Rc4 Qf3 57.Rcc2 Qg3+ 58.Kh1 h4 
59.a5 bxa5 60.Rg2 Qxh3+ 61.Kg1 f3 62.Rh2 Qg3+ 63.Kf1 0-1 

UCI Engine

Courtesy of Ed Schröder and Richard Lang, Mephisto Amsterdam is available as emulated UCI engine [5] [6].

See also


Manuals


Forum Posts


External Links


References

  1. ^ Psion from Schachcomputer.info Wiki (German)
  2. ^ Amsterdam Closeup from Mephisto | Photo collection by Chewbanta
  3. ^ Image captured from the WMCCC 1985 Video @ 2:41
  4. ^ Amsterdam 1985 - Chess - Round 6 - Game 2 (ICGA Tournaments)
  5. ^ Back to the 80's with UCI by Ed Schröder
  6. ^ Back to the 80's by Ed Schröder, Hiarcs Forum, December 13, 2007

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