a German software developer and as computer chess programmer author of the Chess Engine Communication Protocol and later UCI compatible chess engine Patzer. Roland along with Patzer was regularly participant in Paderborn at IPCCCs during the 90s and 2000s, and played various Leiden Dutch Open Computer Chess Championships and International CSVN Tournaments, as well as ICGA tournaments , and the first two Livingston Chess960 Computer World Championships, 2005 and 2006.
- Re: Suspicious Move Extension by Roland Pfister, CCC, November 20, 1997 » Extensions
- Queen wandering, was: Crafty 14,9 by Roland Pfister, CCC, May 11, 1998
- Extend or not extend in a nullmove tree by Roland Pfister, CCC, June 08, 1998 » Extensions, Null Move Pruning