North American Computer Chess Championship

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The North American Computer Chess Championship was a computer chess championship held from 1970 to 1994. It was organised by the Association for Computing Machinery and by Dr. Monty Newborn, Professor of Computer Science at McGill University.[1] It was one of the first computer chess tournaments. The 14th NACCC was also the World Computer Chess Championship.

Event # Year Location Winner
1 1970 New York, NY Chess 3.0
2 1971 Chicago Chess 3.0
3 1972 Boston Chess 3.0
4 1973 Atlanta Chess 3.5
5 1974 San Diego Ribbit
6 1975 Minneapolis Chess 4.4
7 1976 Houston Chess 4.5
8 1977 Seattle Chess 4.6
9 1978 Washington, D.C. Belle
10 1979 Detroit Chess 4.9
11 1980 Nashville Belle
12 1981 Los Angeles Belle
13 1982 Dallas Belle[2]
14 1983 New York, NY Cray Blitz
15 1984 San Francisco Cray Blitz
16 1985 Denver HiTech
17 1986 Dallas Belle
18 1987 Dallas ChipTest-M
19 1988 Orlando, Florida Deep Thought
20 1989 Reno, Nevada HiTech and Deep Thought
21 1990 Deep Thought
22 1991 Albuquerque Deep Thought II
23 1993 Indianapolis Socrates II
24 1994 Cape May, New Jersey Deep Thought II

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr. Monty Newborn's homepage at McGill University
  2. ^ Stinson, Craig (1982-01). "Chess Championship: Machines Play, People Watch". Softline. p. 6. Retrieved 13 July 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)