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micro-Max (Computer)
Number of games in database: 10
Years covered: 2007
Overall record: +0 -10 =0 (0.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B25 Sicilian, Closed (2 games)
D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted (2 games)
C45 Scotch Game (2 games)

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[what is this?]
This chess program is only 133 lines of code, and is barely over 1 kilobyte in size. Its programmer is H. G. Muller.

micro-Max homepage: , download client through iTunes/AppStore:

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. The Baron vs micro-Max 1-040200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
2. micro-Max vs Rybka 0-173200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB25 Sicilian, Closed
3. Deep Sjeng vs micro-Max 1-031200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. micro-Max vs Zappa 0-140200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC47 Four Knights
5. Diep vs micro-Max 1-051200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. micro-Max vs Loop  0-145200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB25 Sicilian, Closed
7. micro-Max vs Jonny 0-132200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
8. GridChess vs micro-Max 1-043200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. Shredder vs micro-Max 1-055200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
10. micro-Max vs IsiChess 0-196200715th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | micro-Max wins | micro-Max loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-04-07  Eatman: What kind of hardware was micro-Max running at the 15th computer WCH? seems like its search depth was not up to par
Jul-04-07  m00natic: look

this thingy is not meant for wining, it's guinness minimalistic %)

Jul-04-07  refutor: <m00natic> that's fabulous...a chess engine written in less than 2000 characters of source code
Jul-04-07  Assassinater: That is actually beautiful that someone can write a program with only 2000 charcters of source code and incorporate not only all of the chess rules, but also an AI that I suspect could kick most player's butts. Even though the code itself is way above my head, it's very impressive.
Jul-17-07  scholes: micromax is rated <2002 elo> at ccrl rating list with 1961 characters of code
Jul-17-07  m00natic: YEAAAAH this is what the author wanted, ELO exceeding the number of code characters!
Jul-17-07  argishti: hahaha
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  whiteshark: <m00natic> great link!

If I only could understand a single line :(

If he would double the characters, does it mean he could pass <4000 elo> ? :D

Feb-14-09  WhiteRook48: this guy lost all his games!!
Jan-01-10  mysql: The code is difficult to read. Especially if each variable is represented by only one letter. :o)
Jan-01-10  lentil: From the website: “…[A] close-to-minimal version that … [understands]… full FIDE rules including under-promotion … measures 1433 characters.” A truly remarkable achievement!
Aug-20-14  supertimchan:

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