ChipTest prototype, main circuit board (rear view)

ChipTest prototype, main circuit board (rear view)
Date:
1985
Dimensions:
12 x 14 1/2 x 1 in.
Credit Line:
Loan of Internet Chess Club
Accession:
L2005.5.1b
Description:

The chess-playing computer ChipTest was the creation of Carnegie Mellon University doctoral students Feng-Hsiung Hsu, Murray Campbell, Thomas Anantharaman, and Andreas Nowatzyk. ChipTest’s hardware could analyze 50,000 moves per second, and the second version, ChipTest-M, could examine 500,000 moves per second. Shown here is the main ChipTest circuit board.

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