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Chris Daly,
an American electrical engineer, in the 70s affiliated with the NASA Goddars Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland [1] . Along with Kenneth L. King from Information Displays, Inc. (IDI) [2] [3] [4], the designer and manufacturer of the stand-alone computer-aided design (CAD) platform IDIIOM (IDI Input-Output Machine) [5], Chris Daly was primary author of the chess program running on the IDIIOM system utilizing a Varian 620/i minicomputer [6] [7] . The program, later dubbed Daly CP, won second place in the First United States Computer Chess Championship 1970 in New York City [8] .
Chris Daly [9]

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  1. ^ Special Events for Association for Computing Machinery, 25th National Conference (pdf), hosted by The Computer History Museum
  2. ^ An Interview with Carl Machover (pdf) by Philip Frana, June 20, 2002
  3. ^ Carl Machover, Computer Graphics Pioneer, Dies at 84, White Plains, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2012
  4. ^ SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION - NEWS DIGEST, June 7, 1967 (pdf) INFORMATION DISPLAYS PROPOSES OFFERING
  5. ^ Don Bissell (1998). Was the IDIIOM the First Stand-Alone CAD Platform? IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Vol. 20, No. 2
  6. ^ The Minicomputer Orphanage
  7. ^ Varian Data Machines from The Computer History Museum
  8. ^ Woodrow W. Bledsoe (1970). First U.S. computer chess tournament. ACM SIGART Bulletin, No. 24
  9. ^ Chess in Space - NASA 1970 First Chess Experiments from Carolus Chess

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