Sargon: A Computer Chess Program
Title: Sargon: A Computer Chess Program
Publisher: Hayden Book Company, Inc.
Version: 1.0
Date: 1978
Category: Application:Recreational: Strategy
Platform: Apple II; TRS-80 Levels 1 and 2; PET
Media Version: Magnetic tape
Credit Line: Gift of Kathleen Spracklen
Accession: 102633900
Sargon was a line of chess-playing software for personal computers. The initial version written by Dan and Kathe Spracklen, was introduced at the 1978 West Coast Computer Faire, where it won the first computer chess tournament held strictly for microcomputers.