Thompson at the 13th ACM North American Computer Chess Championships in Dallas, Texas Title: Thompson at the 13th ACM North American Computer Chess Championships in Dallas, Texas
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Date: 1982
Credit Line: Gift of Kenneth Thompson
Accession: 102645360

Belle co-developer Ken Thompson at the 13th North American Computer Chess Championship. Custom chess machine Belle won the tournament, followed by Cray Blitz. From 1970 to 1994, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) hosted annual computer-to-computer chess tournaments to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas.