Adelson-Velsky in Moscow

Adelson-Velsky in Moscow
Title:
Adelson-Velsky in Moscow
Photographer:
Newborn, Monroe
Date:
1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Monroe Newborn
Accession:
102645384
Description:
Soviet computer chess pioneer George Adelson-Velsky in Moscow. Adelson-Velsky developed an early computer chess program at the Moscow Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP). It played a correspondence match with Stanford University's chess program led by John McCarthy in 1967. The four-game match was played over nine months and was won 3-1 by the Soviet program.
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