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Craig Barnes,
an American computer scientist, US and FIDE master in chess who won the 4th US National High School Chess Championship 1972 in New York [1] [2], and professional software and computer chess developer. He started chess programming in the early 70s as undergraduate at University of California, Berkeley, where he co-authored the program Ches along with David Barton and Peter Rowe, competing the ACM 1973. From 1982 until 1995 Craig Barnes was senior programmer at Julio Kaplan's Heuristic Software [3] and author and co-author of various chess programs for dedicated units. Their 6502 based program Turbostar played the WMCCC 1985 in Amsterdam with three incarnations [4] .
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Forum Posts

External Links


  1. ^ A History of the National High School Chess Championship by Steve Immitt
  2. ^ Re: list of our chess computers , let's share it by Craig Barnes, Hiarcs Forum, October 17, 2010
  3. ^ Craig Barnes - LinkedIn
  4. ^ Turbostar's ICGA Tournaments
  5. ^ Craig Barnes - LinkedIn

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