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a chess program by Ludwig Zagler from Technical University of Munich, the successor of Daja. It played the Second WCCC 1977 in Toronto, running on Telefunken TR 440 [1] from Leibniz-Rechenzentrum, it lost versus Master, drew Blitz and Black Knight and won from Bs6676.

Selected Games

WCCC 1977, round 4, Bs6676 vs. Elsa [2]

[Event "2nd World Computer Chess Championship"]
[Site "Toronto, Canada"]
[Date "1977.08.09"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Bs6676"]
[Black "Elsa"]
[Result "0-1"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.Nc3 O-O 5.Bf4 Nh5 6.e3 Nxf4 7.exf4 c5 8.dxc5 Bxc3+ 
9.bxc3 Qc7 10.Qd4 Na6 11.c6 dxc6 12.h3 Rd8 13.Qe3 Qd6 14.Qe5 Bf5 15.g4 Be6 
16.g5 Nc5 17.Rb1 Qd3 18.Bxd3 Nxd3+ 19.Ke2 Nxe5 20.Nxe5 f6 21.Nxg6 Bxc4+ 22.Ke3 hxg6 
23.gxf6 exf6 24.Rxb7 Rd3+ 25.Ke2 Re8+ 26.Re7 Rxe7+ 27.Kf1 Rg3# 0-1  

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