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Samuel (Sam) Howard Sloan,
an American chess player, publisher and and politician, during the mid 80s involved in computer chess as chess advisor of Don Dailey and book author of their chess program Rex [1]. When Sam moved to the Middle East he recommended and introduced Larry Kaufman to replace him on the project [2]. In 1999 Sam Sloan claimed cheating by various sides during the 5th WCCC, Cologne 1986, where he participated with Rex [3]. He competed in the World Xiangqi Championship (Chinese Chess) in 2013 [4] and 2015 [5] in Huizhou and in Munich respectively [6]. On September 29, 2015 Sloan filed with the FEC to run for the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination [7].
Sam Sloan [8]

Selected Publications

External Links


  1. ^ Sam Sloan's ICGA Tournaments
  2. ^ About Komodo by Larry Kaufman » Komodo
  3. ^ Cheating in the World Computer Chess Championship by Sam Sloan, rgcm, March 11, 1999
  4. ^ 2013 13th World Xiangqi Championship Men's Individual- Game list -XiangQi Database
  5. ^ World Championship of Chinese Chess, Round 8 in Munich Germany by Sam Sloan, Chessbanter, August 25, 2015
  6. ^ Sam Sloan from Wikipedia
  7. ^ Sam Sloan Candidate For U.S. Presidency 2016 - YouTube
  8. ^ sams-new-photo by Sam Sloan, February 16, 2016, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons, Sam Sloan from Wikipedia
  9. ^ Sam Sloan v. Ishi Press International

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