International Grandmaster and World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik in Moscow

International Grandmaster and World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik in Moscow
Title:
International Grandmaster and World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik in Moscow
Photographer:
Newborn, Monroe
Date:
1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Monroe Newborn
Accession:
102645357
Description:
Botvinnik served as a consultant to Soviet computer chess developers who developed an early program at ITEP (Moscow Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics) which won a correspondence chess match against a Stanford University chess program led by John McCarthy in 1967. Later he advised the team that created the chess prorgram Kaissa at Moscow’s Institute for Control Science.
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