Anthony (Tony) Scherzer, (October 19, 1946 - January 1995) 
was an American electrical engineer, entrepreneur and chess programmer. Along with Linda Scherzer, Tony was primary author of Bebe, a chess program and machine build around their company's SYS-10, Inc., custom mini- and mainframe processors based on bit slice technology. Bebe played almost all major tournaments in the 80s, and was one of the strongest chess machines of its time. After Tony Scherzer's early death in January 1995, SYS-10, Inc. continued, and is now a company providing custom software applications located in South Elgin, Illinois , owned by Linda Scherzer since 1978 .
- Tony Scherzer (1979). Background on BB-1. Personal Computing, Vol. 3, No. 11, pp. 80 » BB-1
- Tony Scherzer, Linda Scherzer, Dean Tjaden (1990). Learning in Bebe. Computers, Chess, and Cognition » Mephisto Best-Publication Award
- Tony Scherzer, Linda Scherzer, Dean Tjaden (1991). Learning in Bebe. ICCA Journal, Vol. 14, No. 4
- Ken Thompson, Jonathan Schaeffer (1995). Tributes to Tony Scherzer. ICCA Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1
- Re: Who is the better chess program author? (more) by Robert Hyatt, CCC, December 13, 2001