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Computer Chess Collection

Computer Chess

The Computer Chess archive contains documents, photos, movies and oral histories relating to the history of computer chess from 1945 to 1997. The history of computer chess is a five-decade long quest to build a computer to play chess and ultimately challenge one of the best human players.

 

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  • Result 41-60 of about 130
    Illustration of Harvard Mark III
    Harvard University. Cruft Laboratory
    Still Image, 1952-03-25
    102622935
    Shannon and Lasker at Shannon's chess machine
    Still Image, 1940 ca.
    102645398
    PDP-8-E
    Still Image, 1970 ca.
    102619007
    Sargon II: A Computer Chess Program
    Hayden Book Company, Inc.
    Software, 1980
    102633902
    Deep blue chip
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Physical Object, 1997
    102633907
    ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)
    University of Pennsylvania
    Still Image, 1946 ca.
    102622385
    Deep Thought I circuit board
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Still Image, 1988 ca.
    102645419
    Sensory Voice Chess Challenger case
    Fidelity Electronics, Ltd
    Physical Object, 1982
    102633899
    Novag Super Sensor IV computer chess board
    Novag
    Still Image, 1983 ca.
    102645421