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Kevin O’Connell,
an Irish chess player, chess consultant [1] , columnist and writer, author of various chess books [2] and newspaper columns and a computer chess business person. In 1979, along with his business partner David Levy founder of Philidor Software and in 1981 of Intelligent Software [3] [4], developing and trading dedicated chess computers [5], chess software for home computers, as well as chess display systems [6].
Kevin O’Connell [7]

Photos

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Mark Taylor, Kevin O’Connell and David Levy with Cyrus 68K, WCCC 1986 [8]

Programs

O’Connell is mentioned as co-author [9] of following chess programs and computers, competing at ICCA-tournaments:

Publications

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External Links


References

  1. ^ Kevin O’Connell from The Irish Chess Union
  2. ^ Books by Kevin O’Connell from amazon.com
  3. ^ David Levy interview from schach-computer wiki
  4. ^ Tony Harrington (1983). Intelligent Software. Personal Computer World, April 1983, pdf hosted by Mike Watters
  5. ^ SciSys Chess Computers 1979-1986 from Chess Computer UK by Mike Watters
  6. ^ SciSys Intelligent Chess from Chess Computer UK by Mike Watters
  7. ^ Chess Computers - The UK Story from Chess Computer UK by Mike Watters
  8. ^ Chess Computers - The UK Story from Chess Computer UK by Mike Watters
  9. ^ Kevin O'Connel's ICGA Tournaments
  10. ^ Publication Archive from Chess Computer UK by Mike Watters
  11. ^ The Best Chess Computer Yet? part 1, part 2, part 3 by Chewbanta

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