How Chess Computers Work


Subject:
Games & Puzzles , Chess , Computer Games

Description:
This site illustrates how a computer program plays chess and diagrams how it calculates all possible moves using a formula called the minimax algorithm and a technique called alpha beta pruning. Information is also available on "Man vs. Machine" contests, IBM's Deep Blue, Deep Junior, international chess champion Garry Kasparov, and more.

Creator:
Brain, Marshall

Publisher:
Howstuffworks, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.howstuffworks.com/chess.htm


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