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a Chess Engine Communication Protocol compatible chess engine by Mateusz Łuksik, written in C, initially as part of his Master's thesis from Rzeszów University of Technology in 2002 , and first public released in September 2005. Early versions were standalone chess programs with an own GUI [1]. Atak had its over the board debut at the 1st Polish Computer Chess Championship in 2002 and was regularly participant of subsequent Polish Computer Chess Championship, winning the PCCC 2010. Atak 6.8 played the IGWT 2014, where it lost from later winner Chiron 2.

Photos & Games

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PCCC 2010 round 5: Mateusz Łuksik operating Atak versus Butcher [2] [3]

[Event "PCCC 2010"]
[Site "Warszawa"]
[Date "2010.11.28"]
[Round "5.3"]
[White "Atak"]
[Black "Butcher 1.60n1"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 d6 4.Bc4 g5 5.h4 g4 6.Ng5 Nh6 7.d4 Qe7 8.Bxf4 Nd7 
9.O-O Nb6 10.Bb3 Bg7 11.a4 a5 12.Qd2 Bd7 13.Nc3 O-O 14.Rae1 Qd8 15.e5 d5 
16.Nxd5 Nxd5 17.Bxd5 Bf5 18.Bxb7 Rb8 19.Ne4 Bxe4 20.Bxe4 f5 21.Bc6 Nf7 
22.e6 Bxd4+ 23.Rf2 Qf6 24.Bd5 Nd6 25.e7+ Rf7 26.Bxd6 cxd6 27.e8=Q+ Rxe8 
28.Rxe8+ Kg7 29.Bxf7 Kxf7 30.Rb8 g3 31.Rb7+ 1-0

Forum Posts

External Links


  1. Index of /chess/engines/Norbert's collection/Atak (Compilation)/v2.4 (standalone application)/atak_gui/Atak_GUI by Norbert Raimund Leisner hosted by Kirill Kryukov
  2. Image from (as of July 2019 no longer available) Polski Związek Szachowy - oficjalna strona - 3.1. Program "Atak" Mateusza Łuksika wygrał IX Międzynarodowe Mistrzostwa Polski Programów Komputerowych (Polish)
  3. PGN from 9.Mistrzostwa Polski Programów Szachowych 2010

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