Kaissa team member Vladimir Arlazarov at his Moscow office Title: Kaissa team member Vladimir Arlazarov at his Moscow office
Photographer: Newborn, Monroe
Size: 2080 KB
Date: 1980
Credit Line: Gift of Monroe Newborn
Accession: 102645345

In 1971, Soviet scientists Vladimir Arlazarov, Alexander Ushkov, and Mikhail Donskoy at Moscow’s Institute for Control Science, created the chess program Kaissa. In 1974, Kaissa won all four games at the First World Computer Chess Championship in Stockholm.