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Coenraad (Coen) Zuidema, (born August 29, 1942 in Indonesia)
a Dutch chess player and mathematician. He received the Fide title of an International master in 1964 and won the Dutch Chess Championship in 1972 [1]. From 1960 until 1968 Zuidema studied Mathematics at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, and was then affiliated with the Mathematical Center Amdsterdam (today the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica). Since 1974 until his retirement he was IBM employee. His paper Chess: How to Program the Exceptions? [2] on the topic of computer chess covers the programming aspects of various Endgames considering its exceptions from general knowledge, and also lists an Algol 60 program to play the Rook Endgame.
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  1. ^ Coen Zuidema from Wikipedia
  2. ^ Coen Zuidema (1974). Chess: How to Program the Exceptions? Technical Report IW21/74, Mathematical Center Amdsterdam
  3. ^ Coen Zuidema, Amsterdam 1965, Photo by Joost Evers / Anefo, November 06, 1965, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons, Coen Zuidema from Wikipedia
  4. ^ Repository of CWI search results: Coen Zuidema

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