Richard Lang at the 20th ACM North American Computer Chess Championship in Reno, Nevada

Richard Lang at the 20th ACM North American Computer Chess Championship in Reno, Nevada
Title:
Richard Lang at the 20th ACM North American Computer Chess Championship in Reno, Nevada
Photographer:
Newborn, Monroe
Date:
1989
Credit Line:
Gift of Monroe Newborn
Accession:
102645339
Description:
Chess programmer Richard Lang's Mephisto chess system was one of the strongest microprocessor-based programs from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s. At the 20th Annual ACM Computer Chess Championship custom chess machine HiTech won the tournament, followed closely by Deep Thought. Microprocessor-based Mephisto came in third.
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