Title: Ostrich chess program under development at Columbia University Computer Lab
Photographer: Newborn, Monroe
Size: 341 KB
Credit Line: Gift of Monroe Newborn
Monty Newborn was the principal organizer, along with Ben Mittman, of the annual ACM Computer Chess Championship for over twenty years. Through the 1970s and 1980s, his chess program Ostrich competed in five world championships, coming close to winning in 1974.