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Chess 2001 [1]

Chess 2001,
a dedicated chess computer developed by Intelligent Software based on their experimental development program Intelligent Chess Software, which in turn was based on Richard Lang's Cyrus [2], written in Z80 assembly language. The computer had a 16 KiB ROM, and a 2 KiB RAM, the Z80 processor ran at 4 MHz in the customary version. The machine was manufactured by Newcrest Technology and released for sale in early 1984 as CXG Chess 2001. It was further sold in the USA as the ComputaChess Champion and in Australia as Hanimex HCG1900 [3].


Chess 2001 played a strong European MCC 1983, becoming runner-up behind Advance 3.0, and two Chess 2001s at 8 MHz competed at the WMCCC 1983 in Budapest [4], finishing 6th and 8th out of 18 competitors.

Selected Games

WMCCC 1983, round 7, Chess 2001 - Prestige Challenger [5]

[Event "WMCCC 1983"]
[Site "Budapest, Hungary"]
[Date "1983.10.19"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Chess 2001"]
[Black "Prestige Challenger"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.d3 Bb4 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bd2 O-O 7.e4 d6 8.Qa4 Bd7 
9.Be2 Nd4 10.Qd1 Nxe2 11.Qxe2 Qe7 12.O-O a5 13.Rfc1 a4 14.Nb5 Bxd2 15.Qxd2 
Bg4 16.Qe3 c6 17.Nc3 Be6 18.b3 Ng4 19.Qd2 a3 20.d4 f5 21.exf5 Bxf5 22.Re1 e4 
23.Rad1 Bh7 24.d5 c5 25.h3 Nf6 26.Nh2 b6 27.Nf1 Bg6 28.Na4 Bh5 29.g4 Bf7 
30.Nxb6 Rab8 31.Na4 Nh7 32.Qe3 Qh4 33.Qg3 Qxg3+ 34.Nxg3 Ng5 35.Kg2 Bg6 36.Nc3
Rfe8 37.Re3 Rb6 38.h4 Nf3 39.h5 Bf7 40.Ngxe4 Ng5 41.Nxg5 hxg5 42.Rxe8+ Bxe8 
43.Ne4 Bd7 44.Kf3 Kh7 45.Nxg5+ Kh6 46.Nf7+ Kh7 47.Re1 Kg8 48.Re7 Bc8 49.Ng5
Kf8 50.Ra7 Bb7 51.Ne6+ Kg8 52.g5 Kh8 53.Rxa3 Kh7 54.Ra7 Kg8 55.g6 Rb4 56.Nd8
Kf8 57.Nxb7 Rb6 58.Ra8+ Ke7 59.h6 Kf6 60.h7 Kxg6 61.h8=Q Rxb7 62.Kg4 Rb8 
63.Qxb8 Kh6 64.Qxd6+ Kh7 65.Kf5 g5 66.Qg6# 1-0 

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