Richard Greenblatt, an MIT programmer and accomplished chess player developed the MacHack VI program for the DEC PDP-6 computer, which played at a level far above its predecessors. In 1967 it was the first computer to play against a person in a chess tournament and earned a rating of 1400, the level of a good high-school player.
Greenblatt, Richard, Interviewee
Hendrie, Gardner, Cameraperson
Hendrie, Gardner, Interviewer
Computer History Museum
Place of Publication
Greenblatt, Richard; MacHack VI; LMI; LISP machine; model railroad club; chess software; MIT