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Publisher: –
Developer: John J. Scott
Release date: 1968
Platform: Mainframe (ICL 1909/5)
Type: Chess
Country: UK flag U.K.
More info: Chess Programing Wiki
Alternate Titles: Scott’s Program (Development title)
Related games: Mac Hack VI

Lancaster is an early chess program for the ICL 1909/5 mainframe computer developed in 1968 by the then 17 year-old John J. Scott . It’s the second chess program developed in the U.K. It played an exhibition match against Mac Hack VI in 1968.

Scott’s program used an effective iterative deepening approach and even already internal iterative deepening.


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