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Walter Bannerman [1]

Walter Bannerman,
a Swiss bank teller with Ghanaian roots and as avocational computer chess programmer author of the chess engine Ananse, which played various World Microcomputer Chess Championships [2], International Paderborn Computer Chess Championships and four consecutive Aegon Tournaments from 1993 to 1996. At times Walter Bannerman was Director of Sangold Computer Systems providing translation services, as well as chess and computer workshops.

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Christophe Jolly and Walter Bannerman, WMCCC 1997 [3] [4]

[Event "WMCCC 1997"]
[Site "Paris, France"]
[Date "1997.10.31"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Techno Chess"]
[Black "Ananse"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nxe5 dxe4 7.Nxc6 Qd5 8.c4 Qd6 
9.Nxa7+ Kd8 10.Nxc8 Kxc8 11.O-O Nf6 12.Re1 Be7 13.h3 Qd4 14.Qc2 Bc5 15.Re2 Rd8 
16.Qd1 c6 17.Ba4 Rd6 18.Bb3 Ra7 19.a3 Bb6 20.Qc2 Kc7 21.Qc3 Rd7 22.Bc2 Bc5 
23.Qxd4 Rxd4 24.b3 Bb4 25.Ra2 Ra6 26.Bb1 Bc5 27.Bb2 Rd8 28.Be5+ Kc8 29.Bxf6 gxf6 
30.b4 Be7 31.Rxe4 Re8 32.Re3 Kd8 33.d4 h6 34.Rae2 Ra7 35.d5 cxd5 36.cxd5 Ra6 
37.Bg6 Rg8 38.Bf7 Bxb4 39.Bxg8 Bxa3 40.Ra2 Bb4 41.Rxa6 bxa6 42.Re6 Bc3 
43.Rxa6 Kd7 44.Ra7+ Kd6 45.g3 Ke5 46.Ra6 Bb4 47.f4+ 1-0

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