North American Computer-Chess Championships

Complete History of
Tournament Results and Games

Prepared by Theo van der Storm, Nov. 23rd, 2002
secretary of the CSVN (Computer-Chess Association Netherlands)

The North American Computer Chess Championships were
hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

All Games(!):
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North American Computer Chess Championships
# Date Place Winner
1 Sep. 1970 New York USA Chess 3.0
2 Aug. 1971 Chicago USA Chess 3.5
3 Aug. 1972 Boston USA Chess 3.6
4 Aug. 1973 Atlanta USA Chess 4.0
5 Nov. 1974 San Diego USA Ribbit
6 Oct. 1975 Minneapolis USA Chess 4.4
7 Oct. 1976 Houston USA Chess 4.5
8 Oct. 1977 Seattle USA Chess 4.6
9 Dec. 1978 Washington DC USA Belle
10 Oct. 1979 Detroit USA Chess 4.9
11 Oct. 1980 Nashville USA Belle
12 Nov. 1981 Los Angeles USA Belle
13 Oct. 1982 Dallas USA Belle
14 4th WCC New York USA Cray Blitz
15 Oct. 1984 San Francisco USA Cray Blitz
16 Oct. 1985 Denver USA Hightech
17 Nov. 1986 Dallas USA Belle
18 Oct. 1987 Dallas USA Chiptest-M
19 Nov. 1988 Orlando USA Deep Thought 0.02
20 Nov. 1989 Reno USA Hitech
21 Nov. 1990 New York USA Deep Thought
22 Nov. 1991 Albuquerque USA Deep Thought II
23 Feb. 1993 Indianapolis USA Socrates
24 Jun. 1994 Cape May USA Deep Thought II
1st North American
CC Championship,
Sep. 1970, New York USA
#Name123PBUSBG
1Chess 3.03w14b15b13
2Daly CP5w13b06b13
3Coko 31b02w14w=3
4J Biit6b11w03b=¾3
5Schach2b06w11w03
6Marsland CP4w05b02w03

INDEX

2nd North American
CC Championship,
Aug. 1971, Chicago USA
#Name123PBUSBPlay-off
1Chess 3.58w12b13b1
2Tech4w11w06b13b1
3Genie7w16b11w02w0
4David2b07w15b=
5Cccp6w08b14w=¾
6Coko 35b13w02w0
7Schach3b04b08w1
8Mr.Turk1b05w07b0

INDEX

3rd North American
CC Championship,
Aug. 1972, Boston USA
#Name123PBUSBPlayoff #
1Chess 3.64w13b12w1 1
2Tech5b16w11b04b0,3w1 3
3Coko 37b11w06b12b0,4w0 4
4Ostrich1b07w15b12w1,3b1 2!
5Schach2w08b14w0½
6Usc CP8w12b03w0½
7Msu CP3w04b08w=½¼
8Leverett CP6b05w07b=½¼

INDEX

4th North American
CC Championship,
Aug. 1973, Atlanta USA
#Name1234PBUSBPlayoff #
1Chess 4.07w15b=8w12b1
2Chaos12w110b16b11w03b1,4w0 3
3Ostrich8b011b110w16w12w0,4w0 4
4Tech 210b012b15w19w13w1,2b1 2!
5Dartmouth CP9b11w=4b08w=
6Tech11w18b12w03b0
7Belle1b09w=12w=10w1
8Coko 43w16w01b05b=10½
9Ga Tech CP5w07b=11w14b0
10The Fox4w12w03b07b011 
11Usc CP6b03w09b012w1½
12Ches2b04w07b=11b0½

INDEX

5th North American
CC Championship,
Nov. 1974, San Diego USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Ribbit11w18b17b12w14
2Chess 4.06b15b13w11b011 4
3Chaos4b19w12b06w14
4Belle3w011b112w15b14
5Duchess7b12w09b14w04
6Dart 4.12w012b18w13b04
7Tech 25w010b11w011w1¾4
8Ostrich10b11w06b09w14
9Chute 112w13b05w08b04
10Kches68w07w02
11Tyro1b04w07b0¼3
12Xenarbor9b06w04b03

INDEX

6th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1975, Minneapolis USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Chess 4.412b13w14b12w14
2Treefrog7w16b18w11b04
3Etaoin Shrdlu8w11b06w19b14
4Chaos9w111b11w05w14
5Duchess11w010w17b14b04
6Chute 1.210b12w03b011w14
7Tyro2b09w15w012b14
8Ostrich3b012w12b010w=4
9Wita4b07b011w13w0½4
10Iron Fish6w05b012w=8b=4
11Black Knight5b14w09b06b0¼4
12Sortie1w08b010b=7w0½½4

INDEX

7th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1976, Houston USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Chess 4.56b15w13b12w110 10 4
2Chaos8w17b15w11b010 4
3Black Knight9w110b11w07b14
4Blitz 45b0bye19w16w13
5Duchess4w11b02b011w111 4
6Wita1w09b18w14b010 4
7Chute 1.211b12w010b13w04
8L'Excentrique2b011w16b010w14
9Etaoin Shrdlu3b06w04b0bye13
10Chesstarbye13w07w08b03
11Xenarbor 47w08b0bye15b03

INDEX

8th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1977, Seattle USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Chess 4.68w14b13w12b=10½4
2Duchess5b16w17b11w=4
3Chaos10w19b11b05w14
4Xenarbor11w11w06b18b=4
5Blitz 52w08b19w13b04
6Black Knight12w12b04w011b14
7Ostrich9b012w12w010b14
8Chute 1.21b05w010b14w=4
98080 Chess7w13w05b012b04
10Tyro3b011b18w07w04
11Wita4b010w012b16w04
12Brute Force6b07b011w09w14

INDEX

9th North American
CC Championship,
Dec. 1978, Washington DC USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Belle8b12w13b14b14
2Chess 4.79w11b06w17b14
3Chaos5w17b11w06b=10½4
4Blitz 6.510w16b=11b11w04
5Sargon 23b012w18b=11w14
6Duchess11b14w=2b03w=4
7Ostrich 412b13w09b12w04
8Mike1w09b=5w=10b=4
9Black Knight2b08w=7w012b1¾4
10Bs66764b011w012b18w=¾4
11Awit6w010b14w05b04
12Brute Force7w05b010w09w04

INDEX

10th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1979, Detroit USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Chess 4.98w19b13w12b=4
2Belle5b16w=7b11w=10 4
3Duchess10b17w11b06w14
4Mychess7b010w111b15w=4
5L'Excentrique2w012b18w14b=4
6Chaos12w12b=9w13b04
7Sargon 34w13b02w09b=4
8Ostrich 801b011w15b010w=4
9Blitz 6.911b11w06b07w=4
10Awit3w04b012w18b=¾4
11Bs66769w08b04w012b1¾4
12Rufus6b05w010b011w04

INDEX

11th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1980, Nashville USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Belle6w15b12w13b14
2Chaos7b19w11b05w14
3Challenger X4w=7b19b11w04
4Bebe3b=6b15w09w14
5Cray Blitz8w11w04b12b011 4
6Mychess1b04w08b110b14
7Ostrich 812w03w010b18w=¾4
8Cube 2.05b010w16w07b=¾4
9Awit10w12b03w04b04
10Clash9b08b07w06w04

INDEX

12th North American
CC Championship,
Nov. 1981, Los Angeles USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Belle7w19b12w=3b110 4
2Nuchess10b14w11b=5w=11 4
3Cray Blitz6b15w112b11w010 4
4Bebe11w12b014b17b14
5Duchess15w13b08w12b=4
6Philidor3w015b19w18b=4
7Ostrich1b016w111b14w04
8Challenger14b112w=5b06w=4
9L'Excentrique16b11w06b012w14
10Mychess2w011b015w114w14
11Cube 2.14b010w17w013b=4
12Chaos13w18b=3w09b04
13Schach 2.512b014w016b111w=¾4
14Chaturanga8w013b14w010b04
15Awit5b06w010b016w14
16Prodigy9w07b013w015b04

INDEX

13th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1982, Dallas USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Belle9w=4b13w12b=10½4
2Cray Blitz7b15w=8b11w=4
3Nuchess10b18w11b05w14
4Chaos14b11w07b19w14
5Bebe12w12b=6w13b010 4
6Advance 2.411w=9b15b010w14
7Savant X2w011b14w013b14
8Fidelity X13w13b02w012b14
9Ostrich1b=6w011w14b010 4
10Schach 2.63w013b112w=6b04
11Sfinks X6b=7w09b014w14
12Philidor5b014w110b=8w0¾4
13Pion8b010w014b17w04
14Chaturanga 2.04w012b013w011b04

INDEX

14th ACM See 4th WCC
Oct. 1983, New York USA

INDEX

15th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1984, San Francisco USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Cray Blitz3w14b12w16b111 11 4
2Bebe12b110w11b08w14
3Fidelity1b011w19b110w14
4Chaos11b11w013b17w14
5Belle7b=6w012b113w14
6Nuchess8w=5b17w=1w010½4
7Phoenix5w=9w16b=4b04
8Novag6b=12w110b=2b04
9Intelligent13b17b03w011w14
10Schach 2.714w12b08w=3b04
11Ostrich4w03b014w19b04
12Awit2w08b05w014b14
13Merlin9w014b14w05b04
14Xenarbor10b013w011b012w04

INDEX

16th North American
CC Championship,
Oct. 1985, Denver USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Hitech7w14b12b15w14
2Bebe9b15b11w04w14
3Intelligent6b19w15b07w=4
4Phoenix8b11w07b12b010 4
5Cray Blitz10b12w03w11b010 4
6Chaos3w07b08b110w14
7Lachex1b06w14w03b=10½4
8Spock4w010b16w09b=4
9Ostrich2w03b010w=8w=4
10Awit5w08w09b=6b0½½4

INDEX

17th North American
CC Championship,
Nov. 1986, Dallas USA
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Belle15b12w16b14b17w112½12½5
2Lachex9w11b013w110b14w115 10 5
3Novag7w016b112w=8b16w110 5
4Bebe11w112b18b11w02b016 5
5Phoenix8w09b015w113b110w110 5
6Mephisto13w110b=1w09w13b015½5
7Challenger3b18w09b=14w11b015 5
8Recom5b17b14w03w011b=14½5
9Cyrus2b05w17w=6b014w113½5
10Fidelity16b16w=14b12w05b011½5
11Chiptest4b014w016w112b18w=5
12Merlin14b=4w03b=11w015w111 5
13Vaxchess6b015w12b05w016b110½5
14Ostrich12w=11b110w07b09b012 5
15Waycool1w013b05b016w=12b0½12½¼5
16Rex10w03w011b015b=13w0½11 ¼5

INDEX

18th North American
CC Championship,
Aug. 1987, Dallas USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Chiptest M5w14b12b13w110½10½4
2Cray Blitz7w16b11w05w110 4
3Sun Phoenix10w18b16w11b010 4
4Lachex12b11w011b=7b14
5Cryus 68K1b09w18w12b011 4
6Bebe11b12w03b012w14
7Novag2b013w112b14w04
8Belle9b13w05b0bye13
9Waycool8w05b013b111w14
10Gnu Chess3b011w0bye113b13
11Bp6w010b14w=9b04
12Ostrich4w0bye17w06b03
13Grecobye17b09w010w03

INDEX

19th North American
CC Championship,
Nov. 1988, Orlando USA
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Deep Thought 0.022w=6b15w13b110 4
2Challenger1b=12w14b15w14
3Mephisto11b14w=6b11w04
4Cray Blitz8w13b=2w09b14
5Hitech12b17w11b02b04
6Sun Phoenix10b11w03w08b14
7Bebe9w15b08w012b14
8Novag4b011w=7b16w04
9Bp7b010w111b=4w04
10Cryus 68K6w09b012b=11w14
11Ai Chess3w08b=9w=10b04
12Waycool5w02b010w=7w0½¾4

INDEX

20th North American
CC Championship,
Nov.1989, Reno USA
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Hitech9b16w12w04b15b113½5
2Deep Thought7b18w11b15w13b012½5
3Mephisto10w=5b06b17w=2w112 5
4Bebe8b09w17b11w010b110 5
5Rebel6b=3w18b12b01w015 5
6Cray Blitz5w=1b03w09b17w112½5
7Phoenix2w010b14w03b=6b014 5
8Bp4w12b05w010b=9w012½5
9Novag1w04b010w=6w08b112½5
10Zarkov3b=7w09b=8w=4w010½5

INDEX

21st North American
CC Championship,
Nov. 1990, New York USA
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Deep Thought6w17b12w13b05w114½11 5
2Mephisto9w14b11b05w13w114½10½5
3Hitech5b=8w17b11w12b014½5
4M-Chessbye12w08b17w16b=10½4
5Zarkov3w=9b16w12b01b015 5
6Bebe1b0bye15b09w14w=11 4
7Belle8b11w03w04b0bye113 4
8Nightmare7w03b04w0bye19b110 4
9Now2b05w0bye16b08w011 4

INDEX

22nd North American
CC Championship,
Nov. 1991, Albuquerque USA
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Deep Thought II7w12b15w13b16w114½14½5
2M-Chess12b11w08w19b15w112 5
3Cray Blitz9w18b=6w=1w07b114½5
4Mephisto8b010w17b011w19w110 5
5Hitech10b16w11b07w=2b016 5
6Chessmach.Schroder11w15b03b=8w11b014 5
7Zarkov1b012w14w15b=3w013½5
8Socrates4w13w=2b06b012w112½5
9BP3b011b110w12w04b013 5
10Lachex5w04b09b012w111b15
11Bebe6b09w012b14b010w05
12Delicate Brute2w07b011w010b08b012 5

INDEX

23rd North American
CC Championship,
Feb. 1993, Indianapolis USA
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Socrates12b16w12b=10w17b110½5
2Cray Blitz9w110b11w=6b=3b=14½5
3*Tech5w14w=10b011b12w=12½5
4B*Hitech11w13b=5w08b=6w112 5
5Zarkov3b011w14b17w010b111½5
6Chessmach.Schroder7w11b08w12w=4b016 5
7Kallisto6b012w19b=5b11w012½5
8BP10w09b16b04w=12w110 5
9Now2b08w07w=12b111w15
10Mchess8b12w03w11b05w016½5
11Bebe4b05b012w13w09b011½5
12Innovation1w07b011b09w08b013 5

INDEX

24th North American
CC Championship,
June 1994, Cape May USA
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Deep Thought II2w15b07w13b15b113½11 5
2Zarkov1b06b14w15b=3w115 5
3Star Socrates10w17b15w11w02b012½5
4Now6w=10b=2b08w19b110½5
5Mchess Pro8b11w13b02w=1w016½5
6Cray Blitz4b=2w09w17b010w111 5
7Wchess9w13w01b06w18b013½5
8Evaluator5w09b010w14b07w110 5
9Innovation II7b08w16b010b14w010 5
10Spector3b04w=8b09w06b0½12½5

INDEX