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The 15th World Microcomputer Chess Championship took place from October 25 to November 02, 1997, at Paris Bourse in Palais Brogniart, Paris, France. Junior by Amir Ban and Shay Bushinsky won its first title, 1½ ahead of Virtual Chess. The closing dinner took place in Le 58 Tour Eiffel, Eiffel Tower.
Le Palais Brongniart à Paris

Final Standing

15th World Microcomputer Chess Championship, Oct. 1997, Paris FRA [1]
#
Program
CC
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
P
SOS
SoDOS
1
Junior
IL
12b½
11w1
30b1
5w1
2b0
10w1
4w1
14b1
13w1
3b1
16b1

69
58
2
Virtual Chess
FR
9w1
4b½
24w1
15b1
1w1
18b1
5w½
12b1
3b0
10w1
6b0
8
73
51½
3
Shredder
DE
18w½
13b0
20w1
14w0
31b1
24b1
23w1
15b1
2w1
1w0
4b1

66½
42¼
4
MChess
US
6b1
2w½
7b1
21w1
10b½
11w½
1b0
5w1
12w½
14b1
3w0
7
75
45
5
Ferret
US
13w½
20b1
22w1
1b0
15w½
7w1
2b½
4b0
11w1
8b½
14w1
7
73
43
6
DarkThought
DE
4w0
9b1
19w½
27b½
29w1
23b½
7w1
10b½
14w0
13b1
2w1
7
66
42½
7
Toledo 2000
ES
8w1
17b½
4w0
28b1
13w1
5b0
6b0
27w½
22w1
15b1
18w1
7
65½
39¼
8
Hydra
AT
7b0
12w½
11b0
32w1
30b1
19w1
14b0
23w1
27b1
5w½
10b1
7
59½
34
9
Comet
DE
2b0
6w0
32b1
23w0
20b1
26w0
33b1
25w1
18w½
28b1
19w1

57
29¼
10
Chess System Tal
GB
19w1
14b1
15w½
12b½
4w½
1b0
22w1
6w½
21b1
2b0
8w0
6
72
34½
11
Arthur
NL
17w½
1b0
8w1
19b1
24w1
4b½
15w½
13b0
5b0
21w1
12w½
6
70
35
12
Eugen
ES
1w½
8b½
23w1
10w½
21b½
27b1
18w1
2w0
4b½
16w0
11b½
6
69½
35¼
13
Gandalf
DK
5b½
3w1
21b0
30w1
7b0
16w½
25b1
11w1
1b0
6w0
26b1
6
68½
33½
14
Chess Guru
FR
34b1
10w0
17w1
3b1
18w0
22b1
8w1
1w0
6b1
4w0
5b0
6
67½
32½
15
Diep
NL
33b1
26w1
10b½
2w0
5b½
21w1
11b½
3w0
16b½
7w0
22b1
6
65½
30½
16
Fritz
NL
20w½
18b½
27w½
24b0
28w½
13b½
17w1
19b1
15w½
12b1
1w0
6
64
33½
17
Kallisto
NL
11b½
7w½
14b0
31w½
23b0
30w1
16b0
33w1
28w½
29b1
21b1
6
53½
26¼
18
Crafty
US
3b½
16w½
25b1
26w1
14b1
2w0
12b0
21w0
9b½
27w1
7b0

66½
30½
19
The Crazy Bishop
FR
10b0
34w1
6b½
11w0
33b1
8b0
24w1
16w0
23b1
20w1
9b0

57
22
20
IsiChess
DE
16b½
5w0
3b0
29b0
9w0
34b1
32w1
31w1
24b1
19b0
28w1

52½
18½
21
Goliath
DE
29w1
22b½
13w1
4b0
12w½
15b0
28w1
18b1
10w0
11b0
17w0
5
62½
26
22
Woodpusher
GB
32b1
21w½
5b0
25w½
26b1
14w0
10b0
29w1
7b0
33b1
15w0
5
57½
20½
23
XXXX II
DE
26b0
33w1
12b0
9b1
17w1
6w½
3b0
8b0
19w0
31w½
34b1
5
56½
20½
24
Stobor
US
25b½
31w1
2b0
16w1
11b0
3w0
19b0
34b1
20w0
32w½
27b1
5
54
17½
25
Patzer
DE
24w½
28b1
18w0
22b½
27w0
29b1
13w0
9b0
26b0
30w1
32b1
5
53
20½
26
SOS
DE
23w1
15b0
29w1
18b0
22w0
9b1
27w0
28b0
25w1
34b1
13w0
5
52½
21
27
Chess Tiger
FR
31b1
30w0
16b½
6w½
25b1
12w0
26b1
7b½
8w0
18b0
24w0

60
23
28
AnMon
FR
30b½
25w0
33b1
7w0
16b½
31w1
21b0
26w1
17b½
9w0
20b0

55½
18¾
29
Techno Chess
FR
21b0
32w1
26b0
20w1
6b0
25w0
31b1
22b0
34w1
17w0
30b½

48
13¼
30
Capture
FR
28w½
27b1
1w0
13b0
8w0
17b0
34w1
32b0
33w½
25b0
29w½

53
10½
31
Francesca
GB
27w0
24b0
34w1
17b½
3w0
28b0
29w0
20b0
32w½
23b½
33w½
3
48½

32
Dragon
FR
22w0
29b0
9w0
8b0
34w1
33w0
20b0
30w1
31b½
24b½
25w0
3
48

33
Nightmare
DE
15w0
23b0
28w0
34b1
19w0
32b1
9w0
17b0
30b½
22w0
31b½
3
48

34
Ananse
CH
14w0
19b0
31b0
33w0
32b0
20w0
30b0
24w0
29b0
26w0
23w0
0
49
0

Participants

15th World Microcomputer Chess Championship, Oct. 1997, Paris FRA [2]
Program
CC
Authors
Operators
Processor
Mhz
Ananse
CH
Walter Bannerman

AMD K6
200
AnMon
FR
Christian Barreteau

AMD K6
200
Arthur
NL
Walter Ravenek

AMD K6
200
Capture
FR
Sylvain Renard

AMD K6
200
Chess Guru
FR
Joël Rivat

DEC Alpha
500
Chess System Tal
GB
Chris Whittington
Thorsten Czub
Intel Pentium II
300
Chess Tiger
FR
Christophe Théron

Intel Pentium II
300
Comet
DE
Ulrich Türke
Karsten Bauermeister
AMD K6
200
Crafty
US
Robert Hyatt
Jason Deines [3]
DEC Alpha
500
DarkThought
DE
Ernst A. Heinz, Markus Gille

DEC Alpha
767
Diep
NL
Vincent Diepeveen

Intel Pentium II
300
Dragon
FR
Bruno Lucas

AMD K6
200
Eugen
ES
Eugenio Castillo Jiménez

AMD K6
200
Ferret
US
Bruce Moreland

DEC Alpha
767
Francesca
GB
Tom King

AMD K6
200
Fritz
NL
Frans Morsch, Mathias Feist

Intel Pentium II
300
Gandalf
DK
Steen Suurballe, Dan Wulff

AMD K6
200
Goliath
DE
Michael Borgstädt
Wolfgang Traudes
AMD K6
200
Hydra
AT
Chrilly Donninger, Alex Kure
Bernhard Biberle
AMD K6
233
IsiChess
DE
Gerd Isenberg

AMD K6
200
Junior
IL
Amir Ban, Shay Bushinsky

Intel Pentium II
300
Kallisto
NL
Bart Weststrate

AMD K6
233
MChess
US
Marty Hirsch
Peter Schreiner
AMD K6
233
Nightmare
DE
Reinhold Gellner, Gaby von Rekowski

AMD K6
266
Patzer
DE
Roland Pfister

AMD K6
200
Shredder
DE
Stefan Meyer-Kahlen

DEC Alpha
533
SOS
DE
Rudolf Huber

AMD K6
200
Stobor
US
Tom Kerrigan

AMD K6
200
Techno Chess
FR
Christophe Jolly

AMD K6
200
The Crazy Bishop
FR
Rémi Coulom

AMD K6
200
Toledo 2000
ES
Gerardo Castaño Recio

Intel Pentium II
300
Virtual Chess
FR
Marc-François Baudot, Jean-Christophe Weill

Intel Pentium II
300
Woodpusher
GB
John Hamlen

AMD K6
200
XXXX II
DE
Martin Zentner

Intel Pentium II
300

Photos

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Tournament hall

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Amir Ban, Frans Morsch, Mathias Feist

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Jan Louwman, Jaap van den Herik, Coby Louwman

Publications


Forum Posts


External Links


References

  1. ^ 15th World Microcomputer Chess Championship,Oct. 1997, Paris FRA from the CSVN tournament site
  2. ^ 15th World Microcomputer Chess Championship - Paris 1997 (ICGA Tournaments)
  3. ^ Re: Crafty on 767Mhz Alpha at Paris WMCCC? by Robert Hyatt, rgcc, September 28, 1997
  4. ^ Paris 1997 by Thorsten Czub
  5. ^ Lightning strikes the Eiffel Tower on June 03, 1902, at 9:20 pm

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