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Mark Lefler,
an American computer games and chess programmer. He is author of the computer chess program Now and with Jeff Mallett co-author of the general game playing program Zillions of Games [1] as well a co-founder of the Zillions Development Corporation [2]. In October 2013, Don Dailey introduced Mark Lefler as new member of the Komodo team [3].

Mark graduated in 1981 with a BS degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His non-computer interests include performing magic, music, and gaming [4] . Mark served as member of the Secretariat of ICGA Investigations in 2011, and superseded Rémi Coulom as Programmers Representative of the ICGA in November 2011. Mark founded this Chess Programming Wiki on October 26, 2007 [5] .
Mark Lefler

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WCCC 1999

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Munjong & Muntsin Kolss and Mark Lefler, WCCC 1999: Ikarus - Now [6]
[Event "WCCC 1999"]
[Site "Paderborn, Germany"]
[Date "1999.06.19"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Ikarus"]
[Black "Now"]
[Result "0-1"]
 
1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. c4 Nb6 6. Nc3 d6 7. exd6 cxd6 
8. Bd3 e5 9. O-O exd4 10. Ne2 Bg4 11. Qe1 Ne5 12. Nexd4 Qe7 13. Qc3 Na4 
14. Qc2 Nxd3 15. Qxd3 Nc5 16. Qa3 Qd7 17. h3 Bh5 18. b4 Ne6 19. Bb2 Be7 
20. g4 Nxd4 21. Nxd4 Bg6 22. f4 f6 23. Rae1 O-O 24. Qe3 Rfe8 25. Qe6+ Qxe6 
26. Nxe6 Rac8 27. f5 Bf7 28. Re4 b5 29. cxb5 Rc2 30. Rf2 Rxf2 31. Kxf2 d5 
32. Re2 Bxb4 33. Bd4 Ra8 34. Nc7 Rc8 35. Na6 Bc3 36. Bxa7 Rc4 37. b6 Bd4+ 
38. Kf3 Rc3+ 39. Kg2 h5 40. Rb2 g5 41. a4 Ra3 42. Rb4 Ra2+ 43. Kf1 Be3
44. Nc7 hxg4 45. hxg4 Kf8 46. Bb8 d4 47. Ne6+ Bxe6 48. Bd6+ Kg7 49. fxe6 Rf2+ 
50. Kg1 d3 51. b7 Rc2+ 52. Kf1 d2 53. Rd4 Bxd4 54. Ke2 Ba7 55. b8=R Bxb8 
56. Bxb8 Kf8 57. a5 Ke7 58. Ba7 Kxe6 59. Be3 Ke5 60. a6 Ra2 61. a7 Ke4 
62. Bf2 Kf4 63. Bd4 Kxg4 64. Bxf6 Rxa7 65. Kxd2 Rf7 0-1

Team Anand 2010

World Chess Championship 2010
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Front row: GM Peter Heine Nielsen, Eric van Reem, GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Hans-Walter Schmitt, Vishy Anand,
Aruna Anand, GM Surya Ganguly, GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek. Second row on the left: Christian Bossert, Mark Lefler [7]

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References

  1. ^ Zillions of Games from Wikipedia
  2. ^ Zillions Development Corporation
  3. ^ Who is Don/Larry's new partner!? by Don Dailey, CCC, October 08, 2013
  4. ^ Who Are We? - About the founders Mark Lefler and Jeff Mallett & others working for Zillions Development Corporation
  5. ^ Re: community test result web page? by Mark Lefler, CCC, October 26, 2007
  6. ^ Photo from the no longer available ChessBase site
  7. ^ Anand in Playchess – on chess clusters and prep wars, ChessBase news, May, 17, 2010
  8. ^ community test result web page? by Sam Hamilton, CCC, October 25, 2007
  9. ^ Moore's law from Wikipedia
  10. ^ 20 Years after Deep Blue: How AI Has Advanced Since Conquering Chess by Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American, June 2, 2017

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