On the rapid proliferation of powerful chess software
January 26, 2010 5:35 PM Subscribe
"It was my luck (perhaps my bad luck) to be the world chess champion during the critical years in which computers challenged, then surpassed, human chess players. [...] What if instead of human versus machine we played as partners? My brainchild saw the light of day in a match in 1998 in León, Spain, and we called it "Advanced Chess." Each player had a PC at hand running the chess software of his choice during the game. The idea was to create the highest level of chess ever played, a synthesis of the best of man and machine."
The Chess Master and the Computer
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: A article/book review on computer chess and the state of the top-level chess world by Garry Kasparov.
Here are some Wikipedia links to Jonathan Shaeffer
and his programs Chinook
. His home page is here