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a chess program by Alex van Tiggelen for the TRS-80, written in Z80 assembly. Schaak played the DOCCC 1985, DOCCC 1986 and DOCCC 1987.


DOCCC 1985 vs Chess 0.5X

Jaap van Oosterwijk Bruyn in the 1985 tournament report [1]:

The game of Schaak vs. Chess 0.5X was the shortest game of the tournament. 
[Event "DOCCC 1985"]
[Site "Leiden, NED"]
[Date "1985.10.??"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Schaak"]
[Black "Chess 0.5X"]
[Result "0-1"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bc4 Nxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Bb5 dxe4 7.Bxc6+ bxc6 8.Nxe5
Qg5 9.d4 Qxg2 10.Ke2 f6 11.Bf4 fxe5 12.Qg1 Qf3+ 13.Ke1 Ba6 14.Kd2 Qxf4+ 15.Kc3
exd4+ 16.Kxd4 O-O-O+ 17.Kc3 Qf3# 0-1


Jaap van Oosterwijk Bruyn continuing ...

The author of Schaak, Alex van Tiggelen, one of the newcomers, was eager to show that this fast defeat was due to a freak and challenged Chess 0.5X to a second game. To his dismay this game was even shorter than the first one. 
[Event "Rematch"]
[Site "Leiden, NED"]
[Date "1985.10.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Chess 0.5X"]
[Black "Schaak"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.O-O Nxe4 5.d4 exd4 6.Re1 Qe7 7.Nfd2 f5 8.f3 Qc5
9.Bxc6 d3+ 10.Kh1 dxc2 11.Nxe4 cxd1=Q 12.Nd6+ Kd8 13.Nf7# 1-0

See also

External Links


  1. Jaap van Oosterwijk Bruyn (1985). The Dutch Computer-Chess Championship 1985 - Nona Prima Donna. ICCA Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 248

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