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    Computer Chess Compendium

    Product Code: B0069IS


    Publisher: Ishi Press
    Author: David N. L. Levy
    Year of Publication: 2009

    Pages: 452
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description

    The remarkable increase in strength of chess computers over the last ten years has resulted in a flood of books and articles on programming methods and new approaches to analysing positions.

    All important articles on the subject have now been collected together in one volume together with the best games by chess computers including the World Computer Championships. Every article has been transliterated into algebraic notation and an extensive bibliography provides scope for further research. This book will appeal to all chess players and computer enthusiasts, particularly those interested in artificial intelligence.

    About the Author(s)David Levy is one of the world's leading authorities on computer chess and is author of Chess and Computers, More Chess and Computers and the Chess Computer Handbook. He is an International Master of the World Chess Federation and President of the International Computer Chess Association. David Levy's earlier introduction to computer chess was well-received by reviewers.

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    ISBN 9784871878043
    Manufacturer Ishi Press
    Author(s) David Levy
    Pages 452 Pages
    Publication Date Apr 21, 2009
    Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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