Sargon 2.5 at 10th ACM North American Computer Chess Championship in Detroit, Michigan

Sargon 2.5 at 10th ACM North American Computer Chess Championship in Detroit, Michigan
Title:
Sargon 2.5 at 10th ACM North American Computer Chess Championship in Detroit, Michigan
Photographer:
Newborn, Monroe
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Monroe Newborn
Accession:
102645338
Description:
Sargon inventors Kathe Spracklen (left) and Dan Spracklen (far right) with version 2.5 of their program. At the 10th Annual ACM Computer Chess Championship supercomputer-based Chess 4.9 won the tournament, followed closely by custom chess machine Belle. Sargon 2.5, the only microprocessor-based chess program in the tournament, came in an impressive seventh place.
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