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Hector for Chess, (HfC)
a general game playing search core module (Hector) along with a compile time connected game specific chess module, both written by Csaba Jergler in C++, supporting both, the Chess Engine Communication Protocol and the Universal Chess Interface [2].

Hector for Chess played the WCCC 2010 and WCSC 2010 ICGA World Computer Chess Championship and World Chess Software Championship in Kanazawa [3], four ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships, the WCRCC 2007, WCRCC 2008, WCRCC 2009, and WCRCC 2010, the CCT11, and the MASPV 2007 and MASPV 2008 Hungarian Chessprogram Open. Its predecessor under the name Hector was written in Delphi, and competed at the MASPV 2001 and MASPV 2002 [4], where it had tough fights versus the Pandora.

Selected Games


WCRCC 2007, round 7, Telepath - Hector for Chess [5]

[Event "WCRCC 2007"]
[Site "Internet Chess Club"]
[Date "2007.07.21"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Telepath"]
[Black "Hector for Chess"]
[Result "0-1"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Nd5 Be7 
10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.c3 O-O 12.Nc2 Bg5 13.a4 bxa4 14.Rxa4 Bb7 15.Bc4 Na5 16.Ba2 Bc6 17.Ra3 
Bb5 18.b3 Nb7 19.c4 Bd7 20.O-O a5 21.Nce3 Nc5 22.Qf3 Rb8 23.g3 Bxe3 24.Qxe3 f5 25.Bb1 
fxe4 26.Bxe4 Bh3 27.Rfa1 Bg4 28.f4 exf4 29.Nxf4 Nxe4 30.Qxe4 Qb6+ 31.Kg2 Rbe8 32.Qd5+ 
Kh8 33.c5 dxc5 34.Rxa5 c4 35.Qc5 Qxc5 36.Rxc5 cxb3 37.Rb1 Rb8 38.Kg1 b2 39.Rc2 Bf5 
40.Rbxb2 Bxc2 41.Rxc2 Kg8 42.h3 Rfc8 43.Ra2 Rb5 44.Kf2 Kf7 45.Ra7+ Kf6 46.Kf3 Rc6 
47.Kg4 Rb4 48.Kf3 Rc3+ 49.Kg4 h5+ 50.Kxh5 Rxg3 51.Nd5+ Kf5 52.Rf7+ Ke6 53.Nxb4 Kxf7 
54.Kh4 Rg1 55.Nc2 Kf6 56.Ne3 g5+ 57.Kh5 Rg3 58.Ng4+ Kf5 59.Nh6+ Kf4 60.h4 Rh3 61.Nf7 
Rxh4+ 62.Kg6 g4 63.Nd6 Rh3 64.Nf5 g3 65.Nxg3 Rxg3+ 66.Kf6 Re3 67.Kg6 Re6+ 68.Kh7 Kf5 
69.Kg7 Re7+ 70.Kh6 Ra7 71.Kh5 Rh7# 0-1


WCCC 2010, round 9, Hector for Chess - Fridolin [6]

[Event "WCCC 2010"]
[Site "Kanazawa, Japan"]
[Date "2010.09.??"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Hector for Chess"]
[Black "Fridolin"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Bd7 5.Nf3 Bc6 6.Bd3 Nd7 7.O-O Ngf6 8.Ned2 Be7 9.Re1 O-O 
10.c4 a5 11.Qe2 Re8 12.Ne4 Nxe4 13.Bxe4 Bxe4 14.Qxe4 c5 15.Be3 Qc7 16.Rad1 cxd4 17.Qxd4 
Rad8 18.Qf4 Qxf4 19.Bxf4 Nc5 20.Bc7 Rxd1 21.Rxd1 Bf6 22.b3 a4 23.Nd2 axb3 24.axb3 Ra8 
25.Bd6 Bd4 26.Kf1 e5 27.Nf3 Nxb3 28.Bxe5 Bxe5 29.Nxe5 Rc8 30.Ng4 Kf8 31.Ne3 Ke7 32.Nf5+ 
Kf6 33.Nd6 Rc6 34.Ne8+ Ke7 35.Nxg7 Rxc4 36.Rd5 Rc1+ 37.Ke2 Rc5 38.Rxc5 Nxc5 39.Ke3 Kf6 
40.Ne8+ Ke5 41.f4+ Kf5 42.h3 Ke6 43.Kd4 Nb3+ 44.Kc4 Ke7 45.Ng7 Kf6 46.Kxb3 Kxg7 47.Kc4 
Kf6 48.g4 h5 49.Kd4 hxg4 50.hxg4 b5 51.Kc3 Ke6 52.Kd4 b4 53.Kc4 b3 54.Kxb3 Kd5 55.f5 Ke5 
56.Kc4 Kf4 57.Kd4 Kxg4 58.f6 Kf5 59.Ke3 Kxf6 60.Kf4 Ke6 1/2-1/2 


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