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Anthony Cozzie [1]

Anthony E. Cozzie,
an American computer scientist with a Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on the topic of Detecting and Combining Programming Patterns [2], creative thinker, intuitive programmer, cosmopolitan world traveler, erudite conversationalist, modest, all-around good guy [3]. As retired computer chess programmer [4] [5], Anthony is author of the world class chess program Zappa [6] [7], the winner of the WCCC 2005 in Reykjavík, and after the Rybka disqualification in 2011, the WCCC 2007 in Amsterdam.

Photos & Games

Reykjavík 2005


Anthony Cozzie just before round 7, Zappa - Junior, WCCC 2005 [8] [9] [10]

[Event "WCCC 2005"]
[Site "Reykjavík, Iceland"]
[Date "2005.08.19"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Zappa"]
[Black "Junior"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4.Nc3 c6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.g4 h6 
8.Rg1 e5 9.cxd5 cxd5 10.g5 hxg5 11.Nxg5 e4 12.Nb5 Nb6 13.Bd2 Bf5 
14.h3 Bh2 15.Rg2 Rc8 16.Qb3 Bb8 17.Bb4 Nh7 18.Nxh7 Rxh7 19.Rg1 Rc6 
20.Nc3 a6 21.a4 Nc4 22.Bxc4 dxc4 23.Qc2 Rch6 24.Qe2 Qc8 25.O-O-O b5 
26.d5 Qb7 27.d6 Bd7 28.axb5 axb5 29.Rg5 f5 30.Rd5 Qa8 31.Kb1 g6 
32.Re5+ Kf7 33.Nd5 Kf8 34.Nf6 Rf7 35.Re8+ Kg7 36.Nh5+ Kh7 1-0

Mexico-City 2007

Mex7 Computer Kosic Levy Railich HWS.JPG

Press conference Zappa versus Rybka 2007, Anthony Cozzie, David Levy and Vasik Rajlich [11]

Selected Publications


Forum Posts

Re: Zappa Report by Ingo Althöfer, CCC, December 30, 2005 [13]

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