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Jerusalem CC Tournament 1978, an invitational computer chess tournament, held during the Jerusalem Conference on Information Technology on August 6-9, 1978 in Jerusalem, Israel [1] . Six participants played a three round Swiss. Duchess became the sole winner.

Final Standing


# Program CC R1 R2 R3 P
1 Duchess US 6b1 2w1 3b1 3
2 Chess 4.6 US 4w1 1b0 5w1 2
3 CHAOS US 5w1 4b1 1w0 2
4 Ostrich CA 2b0 3w0 6b1 1
5 Tell CH 3b0 6w1 2b0 1
6 Bs6676 NL 1w0 5b0 4w0 0



Program CC Authors Hardware Language
Bs6676 NL Barend Swets IBM 370/168 Fortran
CHAOS US Mike Alexander, Victor Berman, Ira Ruben,
Fred Swartz, William Toikka, Joe Winograd
IBM 370/168 Fortran
Chess 4.6 US Larry Atkin, David Slate, David Cahlander CDC Cyber 74 Assembly
Duchess US Eric Jensen, Tom Truscott, Bruce Wright IBM 370/158 PL/I, Assembly
Ostrich CA Monty Newborn, George Arnold Nova 3 Assembly
Tell CH Johann Joss HP 2100 Algol 60

Selected Games


[Event "Jerusalem Tournament"]
[Site "Jerusalem, Israel"]
[Date "1978.08.07"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Duchess"]
[Black "Chess 4.6"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 Nc6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 f6 4.Nf3 Bf5 5.Bb5 Qd7 6.O-O a6 7.Bd3 Bg4 8.exf6 Nxf6 9.c3 e5
10.Nxe5 Bxd1 11.Nxd7 Nxd7 12.Rxd1 Be7 13.Bf5 Rd8 14.Be6 Nf8 15.Bg4 Ng6 16.Re1 O-O
17.b3 b5 18.a4 b4 19.Re6 Na5 20.Bd1 Rd6 21.Rxd6 Bxd6 22.cxb4 Nc6 23.Bf3 Rxf3 24.gxf3
Nxd4 25.Nd2 Nh4 26.Bb2 Ndxf3+ 27.Nxf3 Nxf3+ 28.Kg2 Nd2 29.Bc3 Ne4 30.Be1 Nf6 31.Rc1
Nh5 32.Rc6 Nf4+ 33.Kf1 Nd3 34.Bd2 Bxh2 35.Rxa6 h5 36.Ke2 Nf4+ 37.Ke3 Nh3 38.Kd4 Nxf2
39.Ra8+ Kf7 40.Kxd5 Ng4 41.Bg5 Kg6 42.Be7 Bg3 43.Rc8 h4 44.Kc6 h3 45.Rf8 Ne3 46.Rh8
h2 47.Bd8 Nc2 48.Bxc7 Nd4+ 49.Kb7 Bxc7 50.Kxc7 Nxb3 51.Rxh2 Kf5 52.Kd6 g5 53.Kd5 g4
54.Kc4 g3 55.Ra2 Ke4 56.Kxb3 Kd4 57.Rg2 Ke4 58.Rxg3 Kd4 59.a5 1-0



  1. Editor (1978). Come to the Third Jerusalem Conference on Information Technology August 6-9, 1978. Computer, Vol. 11, No. 3
  2. Editor (1978). Chess Chatter. Personal Computing, Vol. 2, No. 12, pp. 67
  3. Editor (1979). From Jerusalem. Personal Computing, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 71
  4. Alan Biermann (1979). When a Duchess Reigned in Jerusalem. Personal Computing, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 71

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