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The inofficial 4th European Microcomputer Chess Championship was held September 28 to October 2, 1983 at the Barbican Centre in London, United Kingdom as part of the Personal Computer World Show, also known as the 6th PCW Microcomputer Chess Championship. John Nunn served as tournament director [1].

Final Standing

# Program CC 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 P
1 Advance 3.0 GB 6w1 5b1 3w0 2b1 4w1 8b1 9w½ 11b1 10w1
2 Chess 2001 GB bye½ 10w1 4b½ 1w0 11b1 7b1 3w1 9b½ 8w1
3 Constellation US 8b1 7w1 1b1 4w0 6b0 5w1 2b0 12w1 9b1 6
4 Cyrus 2.5 GB 11w1 13b1 2w½ 3b1 1b0 6w½ 10w½ 8b0 14b1
5 White Knight GB 14w1 1w0 7b½ 10b½ 9w1 3b0 12b½ 13w1 11w1
6 Cyrus I.S. GB 1b0 14w1 13w1 9b½ 3w1 8b½ 11w0 7b½ 12b½ 5
7 Colossus Chess GB 9w1 3b0 5w½ 8b0 12b1 2w0 14b1 6w½ 13b1 5
8 Caesar GB 3w0 9b0 14b1 7w1 10b1 1w0 13b1 4w1 2b0 5
9 Mephisto Exp DE 7b0 8w1 11b1 6w½ 5b0 12w1 1b½ 2w½ 3w0
10 Spectrum Chess II GB bye½ 2b0 12b1 5w½ 8w0 13w1 4b½ 14w1 1b0
11 Merlin GB 4b0 12w1 9w0 13b1 2w0 14w1 6b1 1w0 5b0 4
12 Cyrus Dragon GB 11b0 11b0 10w0 14b1 7w0 9b0 5w½ 3b0 6w½ 2
13 Albatross GB 12w1 4w0 6b0 11w0 14b½ 10b0 8w0 5b0 7w0
14 Chessnut GB 5b0 6b0 8w0 12w0 13w½ 11b0 7w0 10b0 4w0 ½

Participants

[2]

Program CC Authors Company
Advance 3.0 GB Dave Wilson,
Mike Johnson
Albatross GB Michael Parker
Caesar GB John Lowe
Chess 2001 GB Richard Lang Intelligent Software
Chessnut GB Geoffrey Bulmer
Colossus Chess GB Martin Bryant
Constellation US David Kittinger Novag
Cyrus 2.5 GB Richard Lang Intelligent Software
Cyrus Dragon GB Richard Lang Dragon Data, Intelligent Software
Cyrus I.S. GB Richard Lang Sinclair, Intelligent Software
Mephisto Exp DE Elmar Henne,
Thomas Nitsche
Hegener & Glaser
Merlin GB Jeff Rollason
Spectrum Chess II GB Chris Thornton Artic Computing
White Knight GB Martin Bryant BBC

Selected Games

Round 5

Round 5, Advance 3.0 - Cyrus 2.5 [3]

[Event "European MCC 1983"]
[Site "London, UK"]
[Date "1983.09.30"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Advance 3.0"]
[Black "Cyrus 2.5"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 O-O 8.Nf3 Qc7 9.Kd1 cxd4 
10.cxd4 Bd7 11.Bd3 Ba4 12.Rb1 Rc8 13.Ne1 g6 14.Rb4 Qc6 15.Qg5 Rc7 16.Qf4 Nd7 17.Bd2 
Rac8 18.Rb2 Nb6 19.Ba5 Nf5 20.Kc1 Kh8 21.h4 Kg8 22.h5 Rf8 23.Bxb6 axb6 24.g4 Ne7 25.hxg6
fxg6 26.Qh6 Nc8 27.f4 Qc3 28.Bxg6 hxg6 29.Qxg6+ Rg7 30.Qxe6+ Rgf7 31.Qh6 Rc7 32.f5 Qc4 
33.Rh5 Rxf5 34.gxf5 Rg7 35.e6 Qxc2+ 36.Rxc2 Kf8 37.Qf6+ Kg8 38.Rxc8+ Be8 39.Rxe8# 1-0

Round 6

Round 6, Constellation - White Knight [4]

[Event "European MCC 1983"]
[Site "London, UK"]
[Date "1983.09.30"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Constellation"]
[Black "White Knight"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 Nc6 2.d4 e6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.O-O c5 7.Be3 cxd4 8.Bxd4 Nf6 9.Nc3 O-O 
10.Qc1 c5 11.Be5 Bd7 12.Rd1 Rc8 13.Bg3 Re8 14. Ne5 Kf8 15.Qf4 Kg8 16.Rxd7 Nxd7 17.Qxf7+ 
Kh8 18.Rd1 Qb6 19.Nxd7 Qxb2 20.Be5 Bf6 21.Bxf6 Rg8 22.Nf8 Rcxf8 23.Bxg7+ Rxg7 24.Qxf8+ 
Rg8 25.Qf6+ Rg7 26.Rd8# 1-0

Round 9

Round 9, Advance 3.0 - Spectrum Chess II [5]

[Event "European MCC 1983"]
[Site "London, UK"]
[Date "1983.10.02"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Advance 3.0"]
[Black "Spectrum Chess II"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O b5 6.Bb3 Nxe4 7.Bd5 f5 8.Nxe5 Qf6 9.Nf7 Rg8 
10.Nd6+ Qxd6 11.Bxg8 h6 12.Bh7 g6 13.d3 Nc5 14.Be3 Na4 15.Nc3 Nxb2 16.Qc1 Na4 17.Bf4 Qf6 
18.Nd5 Qg7 19.Bxg6+ Qxg6 20.Nxc7+ Kf7 21.Nxa8 Nd4 22.Qe3 Bb7 23.Bg3 Qc6 24.f3 Nxc2 25.Qf4 
Bc5+ 26.Kh1 Nxa1 27.Qxf5+ Kg8 28.Re1 Nc3 29.Re8+ Kg7 30.Be5+ Qf6 31.Qxf6+ Kh7 32.Qf5# 1-0

Publications

External Links

References

  1. Frederic Friedel (1984). The European Microcomputer-Chess Championship - 6th PCW. ICCA Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1
  2. Tony Harrington (1983). Chess Tournament - 4th European Microcomputer Chess Championship. Personal Computer World, December 1983, pdf hosted by Mike Watters
  3. Tony Harrington (1983). Chess Tournament - 4th European Microcomputer Chess Championship. Personal Computer World, December 1983, pdf hosted by Mike Watters
  4. Frederic Friedel (1984). The European Microcomputer-Chess Championship - 6th PCW. ICCA Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, Selected games annotated by John Nunn
  5. Frederic Friedel (1984). The European Microcomputer-Chess Championship - 6th PCW. ICCA Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, Selected games annotated by John Nunn

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