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Home * Tournaments * ACM North American Computer Chess Championship * ACM 1984

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Hilton and Towers Hotel [1]

The ACM's Fifteenth North American Computer Chess Championship (NACCC) took place from October 7-9, 1984 at the Imperial Ballroom of the Hilton San Francisco and Tower Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.

Final Standing


# Program CC 1 2 3 4 P SOS SoDOS
1 Cray Blitz US 3w1 4b1 2w1 6b1 4 11 11
2 Bebe US 12b1 10w1 1b0 8w1 3
3 Fidelity X US 1b0 11w1 9b1 10w1 3
4 CHAOS US 11b1 1w0 13b1 7w1 3 8 4
5 Belle US 7b½ 6w0 12b1 13w1 6 3
6 Nuchess US 8w½ 5b1 7w½ 1w0 2 10½
7 Phoenix CA 5w½ 9w1 6b½ 4b0 2
8 Novag X US 6b½ 12w1 10b½ 2b0 2
9 Intelligent Chess Software GB 13b1 7b0 3w0 11w1 2 7 2
10 Schach 2.7 DE 14w1 2b0 8w½ 3b0 8 1
11 Ostrich CA 4w0 3b0 14w1 9b0 1 8 0
12 Awit CA 2w0 8b0 5w0 14b1 1 0
13 Merlin AT 9w0 14b1 4w0 5b0 1 0
14 Xenarbor US 10b0 13w0 11b0 12w0 0 0



Program CC Team Hardware Language
Awit CA Tony Marsland Amdahl 5860/2 Algol W
Bebe US Tony Scherzer Bit slice chess hardware Assembly
Belle US Ken Thompson, Joe Condon PDP-11/23 + special hardware C
CHAOS US Mike Alexander, Fred Swartz,
Jack O’Keefe, Victor Berman
Amdahl 5860 Fortran
Cray Blitz US Robert Hyatt, Albert Gower,
Harry Nelson
Cray X-MP4 Fortran, CAL
Fidelity X US Dan Spracklen, Kathe Spracklen,
Boris Baczynskyj
6502 system Assembly
Intelligent Chess Software GB Mark Taylor, Richard Lang,
David Levy, Kevin O’Connell
6502 Apple IIe Assembly
Merlin AT Hermann Kaindl, Marcus Wagner,
Helmut Horacek
CDC Cyber 176 Pascal
Novag X US David Kittinger, Scott McDonald 6502 system Assembly
Nuchess US David Slate, William Blanchard Cray-1 Fortran
Ostrich CA Monroe Newborn 8-DG multiprocessing =
1 x Eclipse,
6 x Nova 4, 1 x Nova 3
Phoenix CA Jonathan Schaeffer VAX 11/780 C
Schach 2.7 DE Matthias Engelbach Burroughs 7800 Algol
Xenarbor US Donald Miller IBM 3081 [4] Fortran

Photos & Games


Linda and Tony Scherzer, Bob Henry and David Kittinger, Bebe vs. Novag X [5]

 [Event "15th ACM 1984"]
 [Site "San Francisco USA"]
 [Date "1984.10.09"]
 [Round "4"]
 [White "Bebe"]
 [Black "Novag X"]
 [Result "1-0"]

 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O b5 6.Bb3 d6 7.Ng5 d5 8.exd5 Nd4 9.d6 Nxb3
10.dxc7 Qxc7 11.axb3 h6 12.Nf3 e4 13.Re1 Be7 14.Nc3 exf3 15.Nxb5 Qc5 16.Qxf3 Qxb5
17.Qxa8 Qb7 18.Qxb7 Bxb7 19.d4 Kd7 20.c4 Bb4 21.Re2 Rd8 22.d5 Nxd5 23.cxd5 Bxd5
24.Rxa6 Bxb3 25.Re4 Bc5 26.Be3 Kc7 27.Ra1 Bd5 28.Bf4+ Kc6 29.Rea4 Be6 30.Be5 Rd2
31.Bxg7 Bxf2+ 32.Kh1 Bd5 33.Bc3 Rc2 34.Ra6+ Kc7 35.R6a5 Kc6 36.Ra6+ Kc7 37.R6a5 Kc6
38.Ra8 Bb6 39.Rg8 f5 40.Rg6+ Kb5 41.Rd1 Be4 42.Bd2 Rxb2 43.Bxh6 f4 44.Rg5+ Kc6
45.Rc1+ Kd6 46.Bg7 Rf2 47.Rd1+ Kc6 48.Be5 Be3 49.Rg4 Bc2 50.Ra1 Kd5 51.Bb8 f3
52.gxf3 Rxf3 53.Ra5+ Ke6 54.h4 Bf5 55.Rga4 Kf7 56.Kg2 Rf2+ 57.Kg3 Rf1 58.Bf4 Bf2+
59.Kg2 Bd3 60.Rd5 Be2 61.Rd7+ Kg6 62.h5+ Kxh5 63.Rd2 Bb6 64.Rxe2 Rg1+ 65.Kh2 Rb1
66.Rg2 Rb5 67.Ra6 Rf5 68.Kg3 Rf6 1-0

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