a German computer scientist and chess programmer. Along with his fellow Ralf Schäfer, Volker Böhm is author of the chess engine Spike , which incorporates ideas from Volker's former engine IceSpell and Schäfer's former program Cheetah, and won the first Livingston Chess960 Computer World Championship 2005 in Mainz  .
- My fail soft reduces quality of collected PV. Help needed by Volker Böhm, CCC, April 20, 2004 » Fail-Soft, Principal Variation
- Spike´s first public availiable version by Volker Böhm, CCC, September 10, 2004
- Spike 1.0 Mainz released! by Volker Böhm, CCC, August 16, 2005
- Stockfish Singular Extension, does it make sense? by Volker Böhm, CCC, July 08, 2010 » Stockfish, Singular Extensions
- fulitiy + lmr; funny results by Volker Böhm, CCC, December 28, 2010 » Futility Pruning, Late Move Reductions
- Volker Böhm's ICGA Tournaments
- Spike home
- Spike 0.9 released, Interview with Volker Böhm and Ralf Schäfer by Frank Quisinsky, hosted by Arena Chess GUI 3.0 - Welcome to Arena, March 20, 2005 (German)
- ...weil Chess960 vom ersten Zug an spannend ist - Die Chess960 Computer Weltmeister Volker Böhm und Ralf Schäfer im Gespräch. Chess Tigers, August 07, 2006 (German)
- Clipped from Volker Böhm und Ralf Schäfer, Sieger der ersten Chess960 Computer WM, Chess Classic - 2. Computer Weltmeisterschaft im Chess960, Chess Tigers, April 05, 2006 (German)
- Spike home
- Spike - Mainz 2005 Report (German)
- Chess Classic - Spike is the first Chess960 Computer World Champion!
- ...weil Chess960 vom ersten Zug an spannend ist - Die Chess960 Computer Weltmeister Volker Böhm und Ralf Schäfer im Gespräch, Chess Tigers, August 07, 2006 (German)