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The Seventeenth World Microcomputer Chess Championship took place from August 21 to 25, 2000, at Alexandra Palace, North London, United Kingdom in conjunction with the Mind Sports Olympiad and the 5th Computer Olympiad.

In a tough fight, Shredder by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen could defend his title with 7/9 and with five wins and four draws, followed by runner-up Fritz with 6½/9, also without loosing a game but five draws.
Alexandra Palace from the west [1]

Final Standing

17th World Microcomputer Chess Championship, Aug. 2000, London GBR [2] [3]
#
Program
CC
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
P
SOS
SoDOS
1
Shredder
DE
10w1
3b1
2w½
4b½
5w½
7b½
6w1
8b1
9w1
7
48
36½
2
Fritz
NL
8b1
7w1
1b½
5w½
4b½
3w½
9b1
6w½
12b1

48
33
3
Chess Tiger
FR
14b1
1w0
11b½
8w1
7b½
2b½
10w1
13b1
5w½
6
37½
20¼
4
Rebel
NL
11b1
12w1
5b0
1w½
2w½
6b0
13b1
7w1
14w1
6
37½
19¾
5
Junior
IL
6w½
10b1
4w1
2b½
1b½
9w½
7w0
14b1
3b½

44½
24¾
6
SOS
DE
5b½
8w½
7b0
11w1
14b1
4w1
1b0
2b½
13w1

39½
19
7
Nimzo
AT
9w1
2b0
6w1
12b1
3w½
1w½
5b1
4b0
8w0
5
49½
25½
8
Insomniac
US
2w0
6b½
13w1
3b0
10w½
12b1
11w1
1w0
7b1
5
42
17¾
9
ZChess
FR
7b0
14w1
12b0
10b1
13w1
5b½
2w0
11w1
1b0

36
11¼
10
Diep
NL
1b0
5w0
14b1
9w0
8b½
13w1
3b0
12w1
11b½
4
36

11
Francesca
GB
4w0
13b1
3w½
6b0
12w½
14w1
8b0
9b0
10w½

35½

12
Crafty
US
13w1
4b0
9w1
7w0
11b½
8w0
14b1
10b0
2w0

35½

13
XiniX
NL
12b0
11w0
8b0
14w1
9b0
10b0
4w0
3w0
6b0
1
38
0
14
Pacque Expert
FR
3w0
9b0
10w0
13b0
6w0
11b0
12w0
5w0
4b0
0
39½
0

Participants

17th World Microcomputer Chess Championship, Aug. 2000, London GBR [4] [5]
Program
CC
Authors, Operators
Processor
MHz
Chess Tiger
FR
Christophe Théron, Jeroen Noomen
Intel PIII
800
Crafty 17.13
US
Robert Hyatt, Graham Laight
DEC Alpha 21264
500
Diep
NL
Vincent Diepeveen
Intel PIII
800
Francesca
GB
Tom King
Intel Celeron
600
Fritz
NL
Frans Morsch, Mathias Feist
Intel PIII
1000
Insomniac
US
James Robertson
Intel PIII
933
Junior
IL
Amir Ban, Shay Bushinsky
Intel PIII
700
Nimzo 8
AT
Chrilly Donninger, Alex Kure
Intel PIII
1000
Pacque Expert
FR
Bruno Bras
Intel Celeron
333
Rebel
NL
Ed Schröder, Jeroen Noomen
Intel PIII
800
Shredder
DE
Stefan Meyer-Kahlen
AMD Athlon
1000
SOS
DE
Rudolf Huber
Intel PIII
667
XiniX
NL
Tony Werten
Intel Celeron
500
ZChess
FR
Franck Zibi
AMD Athlon
800

Titles

  • World Microcomputer Chess Champion: Shredder
  • Amateur World Microcomputer Chess Champion: SOS
  • World Microcomputer Speed-Chess Champion: Fritz

Tournament Director


Photos

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Rudolf Huber, Amir Ban, Mathias Feist, Ossi Weiner, Stefan Meyer-Kahlen, Ed Schröder, Alex Kure [6] [7]
[Event "17th World Microcomputer Chess Championship"]
[Site "London, United Kingdom"]
[Date "2000.08.22"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Rebel"]
[Black "Shredder"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
 
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nd5 Nxe4 6. Qe2 f5 7. Ng5 d3 8. cxd3 Nd4 
9. Qh5+ g6 10. Qh4 c6 11. dxe4 cxd5 12. exd5 Bg7 13. Kd1 h6 14. Nf3 Nxf3 15. Qxd8+ Kxd8 
16. gxf3 d6 17. Rg1 g5 18. h4 g4 19. Be2 h5 20. Bg5+ Kc7 21. Rc1+ Kb8 22. fxg4 fxg4 
23. f3 gxf3 24. Bxf3 Be5 25. Rc4 Bf5 26. Bf4 Bd3 27. Bxe5 dxe5 28. Rc3 e4 29. Be2 Bxe2+ 
30. Kxe2 a5 31. Rg5 Ra6 32. Rc4 Rf6 33. Rxe4 Kc7 34. Re7+ Kd6 35. Rxb7 Rf4 36. Rb6+ Kc5 
37. Rc6+ Kb5 38. Rc3 Rxh4 39. d6+ Kb6 40. d7 Rd8 41. Rd5 Re4+ 42. Kf3 Re7 43. Rcd3 h4 
44. Kg4 Re2 45. Rd6+ Kc7 46. Rd2 Rxd2 47. Rxd2 Rxd7 48. Rxd7+ Kxd7 49. Kxh4 Kc6 50. Kg4
Kc5 51. Kf3 Kc4 52. Ke3 a4 53. Kd2 Kd4 54. Kc2 Kc4 55. Kd1 Kb4 56. Kd2 Kc4 1/2-1/2 

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Michael Reiss and Tristan Cazenave, 5th Computer Olympiad Go, WMCCC in the background [8]

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References

  1. ^ The front of the Alexandra Palace in London, Image by Oliver Spalt, August 2008, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons, Alexandra Palace from Wikipedia
  2. ^ 17th World Microcomputer Chess Championship, Aug. 2000, London GBR, CSVN tournament site
  3. ^ 17th World Microcomputer Chess Championship - London 2000 (ICGA Tournaments)
  4. ^ WMCCC 2000 - Cross Table (After R2) by Chris Carson, CCC, August 21, 2000
  5. ^ WMCCC 2000 London (Spanish)
  6. ^ WMCCC 2000, London Photo Gallery by Ed Schröder
  7. ^ London 2000 - Chess - Round 4 - Game 2 (ICGA Tournaments)
  8. ^ Computer Go - Past Events - Computer Olympiad 2000

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