Artifact Details

Title

Hitech chess machine

Catalog Number

102645418

Type

Still Image

Date

1988 ca.

Description

The chess-playing computer Hitech was designed from 1986 to 1988 by student Carl Ebeling under professor and Senior Master Hans Berliner at Carnegie Mellon Univeristy. Hitech's custom hardware could analyze 200,000 moves per second and was the first computer to be rated over 2400.

Credit

Gift of Feng-Hsiung Hsu

Lot Number

X3306.2006