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Steffen Adam Jakob,
an German chess player and computer scientist residing in Austria. Steffen holds a Masters degree from Darmstadt University of Technology in 1995, and was research assistant at Vienna University of Technology before he started his professional career as software developer in 1996 [1]. As computer chess programmer he is author of the Chess Engine Communication Protocol compatible chess engine Hossa, which competed at the WCCC 2003 in Graz [2]. Steffen already started chess programming in the 80s and made Hossa xboard compatible in 1998 [3]. Before he restarted the development of his own chess program, his Crafty clone dubbed Brause ran on several Internet Chess Server [4] especially to examine the Halloween Gambit in the Four Knights Game [5]. More recently, Steffen cooperates with Chrilly Donninger on maintaining the Sibyl Godot Finance Server [6].
Steffen A. Jakob [7]

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  1. ^ Steffen's Curriculum Vitae
  2. ^ Hossa's ICGA Tournaments
  3. ^ Hossa - A Chess Program By Steffen A. Jakob
  4. ^ Brause
  5. ^ The Halloween-Attack in the Four Knight Game © 1996-1997 by Steffen A. Jakob
  6. ^ Sibyl Godot Finance Server by Chrilly Donninger and Steffen Jakob
  7. ^ Steffen's Gallery
  8. ^ On March 6, 1990, Erich Honecker's own chess computer, a VEB Funkwerk SC 2 was seized, after his detention January 29, 1990

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