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Schach – Mainframe – 1968

Schach is a chess program initially written in FORTRAN (version 1), later ported to ALGOL (version 2) and x86 assembly for DOS (version 3). Version 1 played in the American computer chess tournaments (1970, 1971 and 1972). Version 2 played in six World Computer Chess Championships between 1980 and 1986. Version 3 played multiple local European championships and international computer chess and microcomputer chess tournaments between 1991 and 1997.

Chess – Mainframe – 1956

Publisher: Los Alamos Atomic Energy LaboratoryDeveloper: Los Alamos Atomic Energy Laboratory Release date: 1956Platform: MainframeType: ChessCountry: U.S.A.More info: An early Chess game was developed on the MANIAC I computer in Los Alamos. Unlike earlier attempts at chess games this game did allow players to run a full game of chess, but it used a Read more…