HIARCS for Palm has just won a GM tournament in the Philippines where many chess masters competed. Hiarcs played on an ordinary standard Palm Lifedrive PDA and became the first handheld chess player in history to win a tournament with Grandmasters and International Masters.
The tournament had no less than 2 Grandmasters (including Super GM Mark Paragua), 7 International Masters, 5 Fide Masters, 18 National Masters and 1 Women's International Master, and not forgetting 1 handheld PDA!
Tournament report of the Congressman Pichay Invitational Chess Tuneup Festival 2nd leg by Reginald Tee (a Palm Chess HIARCS customer).
I used my lifedrive for this tournament. The highlight of the
tournament was the last round encounter of tournament leader and only Pilipino
super GM Mark Paragua (Elo 2617) with 5.5pts. after six round against Palm
Hiarcs 9.6 (life drive) with 5.0pts. I, Reginald Tee owner and operator of Lifedrive set the Palm Hiarcs setting to level: game in preset , 20mins. As the
game was played on a tme control of G/25mins. Playing style was set to
aggressive and threat depth to 5, search to extremely selective and no to
combination. The last round encounter was to decide to the champion of the
tournament. Super GM Paragua open up with a centre game.
In their previous encounter last December 2005, super GM Paragua was able to draw with the Palm Hiarcs 9.5 (T5) running on normal mode optimize setting. GM Paragua vs. Palm Hiarcs , GM Paragua opened with...
click image to see Reginald Tee operating Palm HIARCS against GM Mark Paragua
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Vishy Anand, in a recent interview when asked what chess program he uses to
World Chess Champion, Vishy Anand, used "Powerful" HIARCS machine in preparations for his 2010 & 2012 world title matches
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