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Don Beal's first chess program, which played the First World Computer Chess Championship in Stockholm, running on a CDC 6600 mainframe computer at Queen Mary Collage. It shared a telephone line from Stockholm to London with Master [1].



WCCC 1974, round 2, Ostrich - Beal [2]

[Event "WCCC 1974"]
[Site "Stockholm, Sweden"]
[Date "1974.08.06"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Ostrich"]
[Black "Beal"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.Nf3 Nf6 2.d4 Nc6 3.d5 Nb4 4.Nc3 d6 5.a3 Na6 6.e4 e5 7.Bg5 Nc5 8.b4 Ncd7 
9.Bb5 Be7 10.Bxf6 gxf6 11.O-O O-O 12.Qd3 Kg7 13.Nh4 Re8 14.f4 c5 15.Nf5+ Kg6 
16.Qg3+ Kh5 17.Be2# 1-0 


WCCC 1974, round 3, Beal - A16chs [3]

[Event "WCCC 1974"]
[Site "Stockholm, Sweden"]
[Date "1974.08.07"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Beal"]
[Black "A16chs"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.g3 g6 2.Bh3 c5 3.Bg2 Qb6 4.c3 Qc7 5.Kf1 Bg7 6.Bf3 g5 7.e4 Nc6 8.d4 cxd4 
9.Bxg5 d6 10.cxd4 h6 11.Be3 Qb6 12.Nc3 Qa6+ 13.Nge2 Bh3+ 14.Ke1 b5 15.Nd5 Qa5+ 
16.Nec3 b4 17.Nb5 Kf8 18.Qd3 a6 19.Nbc7 Ra7 20.Rc1 Bd7 21.e5 f6 22.e6 Nb8 
23.Qg6 Qa4 24.Qf7# 1-0

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