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These are the games played by Palm HIARCS 9.5a on a Palm Zire 72 against the strong German Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson.  Match result: Palm HIARCS won 3-1 (2 wins, 2 draws and no losses). Our thanks to Michael Enderle who arranged the match and operated HIARCS on his Palm Zire 72.

This is a milestone in computer chess history as the first time a GM has been defeated by a handheld chess computer.

 








 

CatalanE04

GM Jan Gustafsson (2616)
Palm Hiarcs 9.5a Zire 72/520Mhz (2614)

Friendly Internet Match, 30m + 10s (1)
Play Chess Server, Machine Room, 2005


1. Nf3 5 1... d5 9 2. d4 2 2... Nf6 3 3. c4 2 3... e6 3 4. g3 7 4... dxc4 4 5. Bg2 3 5... Nc6 4 6. Qa4 10 6... Qd5 6 7. Nc3 22 7... Bb4 56 8. O-O 6 8... Qa5 69 9. Qc2 41 9... O-O 49 10. Bd2 19 10... Rd8 49 11. a3 41 11... Be7 26 12. e3 90 12... Qh5 125 13. Qa4 112 13... e5 39 14. Qxc4 37 14... e4 58 15. Ne1 13 15... Be6 79 16. Qa4 59 16... Qh6 57 17. f4 136 17... Bh3 21 18. Rf2 86 18... Bxg2 46 19. Rxg2 4 19... Qg6 43 20. Nc2 36 20... a6 37 21. Qc4 27 21... Rd7 24 22. b4 6 22... Rad8 37 23. Rc1 15 23... Qg4 57 24. Na1 61 24... Na7 72 25. Nb3 12 25... c6 41 26. Qe2 38 26... Qh3 5 27. Na5 57 27... Nb5 25 28. Nc4 15 28... h6 37 29. Kh1 49 29... h5 25 30. Ra1 38 30... Nxc3 29 31. Bxc3 0 31... Nd5 21 32. Bd2 11 32... Rc7 44 33. Rag1 19 33... Rcc8 19 34. Be1 17 34... Re8 19 35. Bf2 25 35... Nf6 48 36. Be1 16 36... Rcd8 23 37. Bc3 16 37... Nd5 5 38. Bb2 14 38... Bd6 16 39. Bc1 26 39... Bc7 23 40. Bd2 2 40... Re6 18 41. Nb2 10 41... Rde8 29 42. Nd1 11 42... Qg4 22 43. Qc4 49 43... Bd6 20 44. Rf1 19 44... Rg6 22 45. Nf2 26 45... Qf3 5 46. Nd1 30 46... Nb6 5 47. Qe2 7 47... Qg4 6 48. Nb2 18 48... Rd8 19 49. Rc1 29 49... Be7 22 50. Qxg4 4 50... hxg4 12 51. Nc4 5 51... Nxc4 15 52. Rxc4 0 52... Kh7 8 53. Be1 2 53... Rh6 15 54. Rgc2 3 54... Kg6 17 55. a4 5 55... Rh5 19 56. Rb2 3 56... Kf6 12 57. Rc1 20 57... Rdd5 23 58. Rcc2 13 58... Ke6 15 59. Rb1 6 59... Rh3 13 60. Bf2 11 60... Rdh5 14 61. Be1 8 61... g5 6 62. f5+ 120 62... Kxf5 26 63. b5 1 63... cxb5 17 64. axb5 0 64... a5 11 65. b6 17 65... a4 12 66. Kg1 16 66... Bd6 23 67. Rb5+ 52 67... Ke6 3 68. Ra5 6 68... a3 12 69. Ra7 3 69... f5 17 70. Rxb7 34 70... f4 5 71. d5+ 98 71... Kxd5 38 72. Rd7 37 72... a2 5 73. Rxa2 6 73... Kc6 14 74. Rxd6+ 33 74... Kxd6 4 75. b7 11 75... Rh8 4 76. Ra8 64 76... Rxh2 4 77. b8=Q+ 19 77... Rxb8 13 78. Rxb8 26 78... Re2 3 79. exf4 135 79... gxf4 10 80. gxf4 102 80... Rxe1+ 7 81. Kf2 1 81... Rh1 6 82. Rg8 35 82... Rh3 Draw Agreed (Lag: Av=0.40s, max=9.3s) 16 1/2-1/2










 

Caro-KannB13

Palm Hiarcs 9.5a Zire 72/520Mhz (2614)
GM Jan Gustafsson (2616)

Friendly Internet Match, 30m + 10s (2)
Play Chess Server, Machine Room, 2005


1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 4 6. Bg5 6 6... Ne4 9 7. Bf4 5 7... Bf5 29 8. Nf3 59 8... e6 2 9. Ne5 53 9... Be7 48 10. Nxc6 52 10... bxc6 0 11. O-O 72 11... O-O 3 12. Re1 65 12... Bg5 56 13. Qc1 31 13... Bxf4 7 14. Qxf4 11 14... Qb8 1 15. Qxb8 24 15... Rfxb8 10 16. b3 27 16... a5 3 17. f3 52 17... Nd6 6 18. Bxf5 6 18... Nxf5 1 19. Nd2 48 19... Kf8 3 20. f4 33 20... Ke7 29 21. Kf2 61 21... h5 11 22. Re5 36 22... Kd6 13 23. Rae1 40 23... Rc8 11 24. Nf3 43 24... c5 27 25. Ng5 27 25... Ra7 7 26. Nxe6 28 26... fxe6 51 27. Rxe6+ 20 27... Kc7 28 28. dxc5 6 28... Kb8 20 29. R1e5 22 29... Rf7 33 30. Rxd5 4 30... g5 72 31. Rb6+ 46 31... Ka7 26 32. Rb5 35 32... Ka6 73 33. c6 4 33... Ne7 3 34. Rxa5+ 23 34... Kb6 2 35. Rxg5 17 35... Rxf4+ 13 36. Kg3 71 36... Rf1 37 37. c4 29 37... Nxc6 30 38. Rab5+ 19 38... Kc7 47 39. Rg7+ 35 39... Kd6 2 40. Rg6+ 21 40... Kc7 10 41. Rxh5 13 41... Rf7 31 42. Rc5 31 42... Kb6 7 43. b4 21 43... Ra7 33 44. Rb5+ 29 44... Kc7 1 45. Rg7+ 21 45... Kd6 1 46. Rxa7 20 46... Nxa7 0 47. Rb6+ 48 47... Ke5 2 48. c5 19 48... Nc6 26 49. a4 28 49... Nd4 21 50. h4 46 50... Rg8+ 5 51. Kh3 32 51... Ne2 22 52. g4 3 52... Ke4 31 53. g5 43 53... Kf3 7 54. Rf6+ 147 54... Nf4+ 4 55. Kh2 70 55... Re8 10 56. Rxf4+ 40 56... Kxf4 2 57. Kg2 9 57... Re2+ 156 58. Kf1 13 58... Kf3 164 59. b5 62 59... Rh2 17 60. Ke1 39 60... Ke3 18 61. Kf1 3 61... Kf3 1 62. Ke1 Draw Agreed (Lag: Av=0.41s, max=7.9s) 9 1/2-1/2










 

QGDD45

GM Jan Gustafsson (2616)
Palm Hiarcs 9.5a Zire 72/520Mhz (2614)

Friendly Internet Match, 30m + 10s (3)
Play Chess Server, Machine Room, 2005


1. d4 2 1... d5 3 2. c4 3 2... e6 3 3. Nf3 3 3... Nf6 4 4. Nc3 3 4... c6 4 5. e3 8 5... Nbd7 7 6. Qc2 12 6... Bd6 4 7. b3 2 7... O-O 3 8. Bb2 1 8... e5 3 9. Be2 2 9... exd4 5 10. Nxd4 2 10... dxc4 4 11. Bxc4 1 11... Ne5 4 12. Be2 1 12... Re8 4 13. h3 25 13... Ng6 4 14. O-O-O 49 14... Bd7 7 15. Kb1 48 15... Qa5 66 16. g4 42 16... Rad8 114 17. Rhg1 33 17... Bh2 40 18. Rh1 45 18... Bd6 68 19. Rhg1 25 19... Qc5 99 20. Rd2 139 20... a5 54 21. Rgd1 24 21... Bc8 108 22. Ka1 85 22... Bf8 70 23. Rc1 82 23... Be7 51 24. Rcd1 10 24... Bf8 14 25. Rc1 5 25... Be7 28 26. Qb1 78 26... Qb6 80 27. Rcd1 61 27... Bb4 42 28. Bf3 160 28... Nh4 35 29. Bh1 13 29... h5 52 30. a3 55 30... Bxc3 33 31. Bxc3 0 31... hxg4 13 32. hxg4 21 32... Bxg4 6 33. f3 89 33... Rxe3 33 34. Bb2 25 34... Bc8 20 35. Rh2 34 35... Ng6 5 36. f4 62 36... Bg4 20 37. Rd3 103 37... Bf5 36 38. Nxf5 89 38... Rexd3 5 39. Bf3 41 39... Rxf3 23 40. Qh1 41 40... Qxb3 18 41. Ne7+ 7 41... Kf8 4 42. Nxg6+ 1 42... fxg6 GM Jan Gustafsson Resigns (Lag: Av=0.60s, max=7.3s) 14 0-1










 

Nimzo-IndianE32

Palm Hiarcs 9.5a Zire 72/520Mhz (2614)
GM Jan Gustafsson (2616)

Friendly Internet Match, 30m + 10s (4)
Play Chess Server, Machine Room, 2005


1. d4 5 1... Nf6 7 2. c4 7 2... e6 2 3. Nc3 2 3... Bb4 3 4. Qc2 3 4... O-O 3 5. a3 2 5... Bxc3+ 1 6. Qxc3 4 6... b6 0 7. Bg5 3 7... Bb7 5 8. e3 4 8... d6 2 9. f3 3 9... Nbd7 19 10. Nh3 5 10... c5 8 11. dxc5 4 11... bxc5 6 12. Be2 5 12... a5 4 13. Rd1 6 13... Qb6 5 14. O-O 50 14... Ba6 26 15. Rd2 51 15... h6 16 16. Bh4 45 16... d5 28 17. Rfd1 32 17... Rfe8 4 18. Qc2 50 18... Ra7 46 19. Bg3 28 19... Rb7 20 20. Nf4 43 20... d4 193 21. exd4 90 21... cxd4 4 22. Nd3 54 22... Rc8 66 23. c5 50 23... Nxc5 247 24. b4 42 24... axb4 4 25. axb4 12 25... Bxd3 11 26. Rxd3 6 26... Qxb4 24 27. Rxd4 19 27... Qb6 15 28. Rd6 20 28... Qa5 55 29. Ra6 69 29... Qb4 16 30. Rc6 GM Jan Gustafsson Resigns (Lag: Av=0.52s, max=7.2s) 37 1-0

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