Computer Chess 2004 How far have we come? By Mike Donner And Dan Mathia Goals: To see how computer chess has evolved throughout the years To show some of the theory behind the Computer Chess Masters
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How far have we come?
By Mike Donner
1957 - Newell and Simon predicted that a computer would be chess champion within ten years
Simon : “I was a little far-sighted with chess, but there was no way to do it with machines that were as slow as the ones way back then”
1958 - First computer to play chess was an IBM 704 - about one millionth capacity of deep blue.
1967 : Mac Hack competed successfully in human tournaments
1983 : “Belle” obtained expert status from the United States Chess Federation
Mid 80’s : Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University started work on what was to become Deep Blue.
Project moved to IBM in 1989
#define min(x,y) ((x) < (y) ? (x) : (y))
#define max(x,y) ((x) > (y) ? (x) : (y))
heuristic evaluation + minimax rules => minimaxed heuristic values
Players That Squared off to be come our champions of this
Artificial Chess Universe:
Star Wars Chess
The process by which we locked these Chess Masters in battle for supremacy in our
Artificial Chess Universe
Representing our early Chess games
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