a private chess engine developed by Peter Kappler, written in Java, development actually inactive . Primary board representation is mailbox. Grok averages around 250k nps in the middlegame on an Athlon 1400 .
Grok is a neologism coined by American writer Robert A. Heinlein for his 1961 science fiction novel Stranger in a Strange Land, to indicate a concept of self transcendent experience and emergent identification beyond those of many "subject-object" assumptions. It has since become a widely used word to indicate intense or profound understanding .
[Event "CCT5 45 10"] [Site "Internet Chess Club"] [Date "2003.01.18"] [Round "2"] [White "Grok"] [Black "Movei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.Bd3 d5 5.Nxe5 Bd6 6.O-O Nd7 7.c4 c6 8.cxd5 cxd5 9.Nxd7 Bxd7 10.f3 Qh4 11.h3 Bxh3 12.fxe4 Bh2+ 13.Kxh2 Bg4+ 14.Kg1 Bxd1 15.Rxd1 dxe4 16.Bb5+ Kd8 17.Nc3 Rc8 18.Rf1 Qh5 19.Ba4 f5 20.Nb5 Qg6 21.Bf4 Rc6 22.Bb3 Qf6 23.Rad1 Ke7 24.d5 Ra6 25.Nc7 Rd6 26.Ne6 Qxb2 27.Bxd6+ Kxd6 28.Rxf5 Rc8 29.Ng5 e3 30.Rf7 e2 31.Ne4+ Ke5 32.Re7+ Kf4 33.g3+ Kf5 34.Re1 Rc1 35.Kf2 Qd4+ 36.Kf3 Qd3+ 37.Kf2 Qd4+ 38.Kf3 Qd3+ 39.Kf2 Qd4+ 1/2-1/2
- u2600 - rook sac from Lambchop-Grok by Peter Kappler, CCC, April 27, 1999
- CCT5 - Grok, Rounds 1-4 by Peter Kappler, CCC, January 21, 2003
- to Peter Kappler - re:Grok by Scott Farrell, CCC, November 13, 2003