Home * Tournaments * American Microcomputer Chess Tournaments * The Penrod Memorial Microchess Tournament

The Penrod Memorial Microchess Tournament, held early 1979, in remembrance to Douglas Penrod, editor of the Computer Chess Newsletter, who implemented the First Microcomputer Chess Tournament at the Second West Coast Computer Faire, San Jose, California [1] [2], and who died in November 1978.

Final Standing

[3]
#
Program
CC 10
Sargon
Boris
MC 2.0
CC 3
MC 1.5
MC 1.0
P
1
Chess Challenger 10
xx
½½
11
11
11
11
11
11
2
Sargon I
½½
xx
10

½½
11
11

3
Boris
00
10
xx
11

½1
11
8
4
MicroChess 2.0
00
½0
00
xx


½1
5
5
Chess Challenger 3
00
½½
½0
½0
xx

10

6
MicroChess 1.5
00
00

½0
½0
xx
½½

7
MicroChess 1.0
00
00
00

10
½½
xx


Publications

  • Gerue and McNeil (1979). Chess Challenger-10 Wins Microchess Tourney. Personal Computing Magazine, February 1979
  • Sidney Samole (1980). Genius Offspring. Changing Times, refers Personal Computing Magazine, February 1979

References

  1. ^ Computer Chess Tournaments in David Levy, Monroe Newborn (1982, 1983). All About Chess and Computers. Springer, amazon, 2nd edition
  2. ^ Jim Warren (1978). Microcomputer Chess Tournament Announcement. Silicon Gulch Gazette, Vol. 2, No. 2, January 24, 1978, pg. 4, Silicon Gulch Gazette from bitsavers.org
  3. ^ Sidney Samole (1980). Genius Offspring. Changing Times, refers Personal Computing Magazine, February 1979

What links here?


Up one level