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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 81-100 of about 130
    Amdahl 580 System, Model 5860
    Still Image, 1975
    VAX 11/780
    Still Image
    Microchess print-out
    Still Image, 1976
    Deep Blue custom chess chip, version 2
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Still Image, 1997
    Brudno in Moscow
    Still Image, 1980