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October [1]

a chess program by Henk Kuyer, which competed at the DOCCC 1988 and the DOCCC 1989, when Henk already worked full time on computer chess and was considered a professional chess programmer [2] .

Full Pro's

Dap Hartmann on the DOCCC 1988 [3]:

In this years field, there were three full pro's (Frans Morsch [Quest]), Ed Schroeder [Rebel] and Henk Kuyer [October]), and two participants that have commercial aspirations (Bart Weststrate [Kallisto] and Eric van Riet Paap [Zen]), which made almost the half of the field. 


DOCCC 1989, round 3, Dappet - October

[Event "DCCC 1989"]
[Site "Leiden NED"]
[Date "1989.10.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Dappet"]
[Black "October"]
[Result "0-1"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 e6 4.b3 a6 5.Bxc6 bxc6 6.e5 Be7 7.O-O Bb7 8.Bb2 Nh6
9.c4 Nf5 10.d4 cxd4 11.Nxd4 Nxd4 12.Qxd4 Qc7 13.Rd1 c5 14.Qg4 O-O 15.f3 g6
16.Qf4 Rfd8 17.Qh6 Bf8 18.Qf4 d5 19.Nd2 Be7 20.a3 Rab8 21.Rac1 d4
22.Re1 Bc6 23.Qg3 a5 24.Rb1 a4 25.bxa4 Bxa4 26.Ba1 Rxb1 27.Rxb1 Bc2
28.Rc1 Bf5 29.Nb3 Qa7 30.Bb2 Qb6 31.f4 Rb8 32.Na5 Qxb2 33.Qe1 Be4
34.Qf1 0-1

External Links

October: Ten Days That Shook the World
lineup: Abhijith P. S. Nair, Sandeep Mohan, Joe Johnson, Keith Peters, Senri Kawaguchi, Mahesh Mani, Nanjil Arul, Giridhar Udupa


  1. October from Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry from Wikipedia, the background contains the Louvre
  2. Dap Hartmann and Peter Kouwenhoven (1989). The 9th Dutch Computer-Chess Championship. ICCA Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4
  3. Dap Hartmann (1988). Report on the 8th Dutch National Computer-Chess Championship. ICCA Journal Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 196-198

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