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Viktor,
a microcomputer chess program developed by Herbert Bruderer from ETH Zurich, written in 8080 Assembly. Viktor participated at the First World Microcomputer Chess Championship 1980 in London, where it scored two points out of five rounds, running on an 8085 system with 8 KiB of Memory.
Viktor Korchnoi [1]

Selected Games

WMCCC 1980, round 2, Viktor - Chess Challenger [2]

Viktor missed the win at least with 33. Kh1 versus the later champion [3] :
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[Event "WMCCC 1980"]
[Site "London, United Kingdom"]
[Date "1980.09.05"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Viktor"]
[Black "Chess Challenger"]
[Result "0-1"]
 
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Nf3 Be6
8. Qa4+ c6 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Be7 11. Bd3 O-O 12. Ng3 Nd7 13. O-O Re8 14. b4
Bg4 15. Qc2 Bxf3 16. Bxh7+ Kh8 17. gxf3 g6 18. Bxg6 fxg6 19. Qxg6 Bxb4 20. Qh6+
Kg8 21. Qg6+ Kf8 22. Qh6+ Kf7 23. Qh5+ Ke6 24. Qf5+ Kd6 25. a3 Ba5 26. Rad1 Rf8
27. Ne4+ Ke7 28. Qg5+ Kf7 29. Qf5+ Kg7 30. Qg4+ Kh6 31. Qh3+ Kg6 32. d5 c5 {diagram}
33. Rc1 b6 34. Qe6+ Nf6 35. Nxf6 Qxf6 36. Qe4+ Kh6 37. Rc4 Qxf3 38. Qe6+ Kh5
39. Qe7 Rg8+ 40. Qg5+ Rxg5+ 0-1

See also


Namesake


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References

  1. ^ Photo by Gerd Isenberg, 37th Chess Olympiad, WCCC 2006, Turin, May 25, 2006
  2. ^ London 1980 - Chess - Round 2 - Game 4 (ICGA Tournaments)
  3. ^ Kevin O’Connell (1980). World Microcomputer Chess Championship. Personal Computer World, November 1980

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