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Blitz Monster,
an experimental version of Novag's Super Constellation or its successor Constellation Expert [1] [2] by David Kittinger, competing with three entries at the WMCCC 1985 in Amsterdam. During the Hong Kong human Blitz tournament March 1984, Super Constellation got 19/28 only playing Black, with 5 points versus International Masters in the 2355 to 2474 range, and was spontaneously called Blitz Monster [3].

Selected Game

WMCCC 1985, Round 7, Blitz Monster Y - Plymate Y [4]

[Event "WMCCC 1985"]
[Site "Amsterdam, The Netherlands"]
[Date "1985.09.14"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Blitz Monster Y"]
[Black "Plymate Y"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 d6 4.c3 Nf6 5.Ng5 d5 6.exd5 Nxd5 7.d4 exd4 8.Qe2+ Be7 9.Qe4 Nf6 
10.Bxf7+ Kf8 11.Qe2 dxc3 12.bxc3 Qd6 13.Bb3 Ne5 14.O-O Bg4 15.Qb5 Bc8 16.Ba3 c5 17.f4 Qc6 
18.Qe2 Ng6 19.Qc4 Qe8 20.f5 Ne5 21.Qxc5 Nc6 22.Qf2 Qh5 23.Bxe7+ Nxe7 24.Nf7 Rg8 25.Nd6 Rh8 
26.Nd2 b6 27.Rae1 Ba6 28.c4 Rd8 29.Re6 Nc8 30.N6e4 Nxe4 31.Nxe4 Qf7 32.Nc5 Bb7 33.f6 g6 
34.Re7 Bxg2 35.Qf4 bxc5 36.Qc7 Nxe7 37.fxe7+ Kg7 38.Rxf7+ Kh6 39.exd8=Q Rxd8 40.h4 Kh5 
41.Qe5+ Kg4 42.Qg5+ Kh3 43.Qxg2+ Kxh4 44.Rxh7# 1-0 

See also

External Links

lineup: Dave Pike, Volker Kriegel, Hans Rettenbacher, Peter Baumeister


  1. Novag Constellation Expert from - Wiki (German)
  2. Hans-Peter Ketterling (1987). Neuigkeiten aus Nürnberg. Europa-Rochade, 03-1987, 04-1987, pdf hosted by Hein Veldhuis (German)
  3. Interview with Peter Auge (pdf), Erwerbsquelle: 10-1985, Zeitschrift Schachcomputer (Herausgeber Florian Piel) hosted by Hein Veldhuis (German)
  4. Amsterdam 1985 - Chess - Round 7 - Game 4 (ICGA Tournaments)

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