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Gary Linscott,
a computer scientist who graduated in 2005 from Queen's University [1], Kingston, Ontario, Canada, software and game developer, and former Microsoft employee, where he worked on Expression Blend from 2005 until 2011. He has been interested in game playing algorithms, 3D graphics programming applying OpenGL and Direct3D, and data compression and image compression utilizing Daubechies wavelets. Actually, his interests focus on HTML5, JavaScript, and Node.js [2]. He is author of multiple game playing and puzzle programs for various target platforms, beside others, the Go playing program ThinkGo for Windows Phone 7 [3], the open source Othello program Cascade [4], and a Nine Men’s Morris program [5].
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Gary Linscott is author of the open source chess engines and applications Garbochess and Garbochess-JS, the C# version also incorporated into Microsoft's Silverlight Chess [7] for the Silverlight framework [8].


As Stockfish contributor, Gary Linscott is primary author of the Stockfish Testing Framework dubbed Fishtest, mainly written in Python [9] [10].

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  1. ^ Computer programmer wins big by Janet Shulist, Queen's Journal, May 24, 2005
  2. ^ Gary Linscott's Home Page
  3. ^ Gary Linscott's Home Page - ThinkGo
  4. ^ Gary Linscott's Home Page - Othello
  5. ^ Gary Linscott's Home Page - Nine Men's Morris AI Compo
  6. ^ Gary Linscott (@garylinscott) | Twitter
  7. ^ Re: Microsoft Silverlight Chess by Gary, CCC, October 01, 2007
  8. ^ Gary Linscott's Home Page - Chess Programs, slchess.zip, GarboChess.cs
  9. ^ Beta for Stockfish distributed testing by Gary, CCC, March 05, 2013
  10. ^ Fishtest Distributed Testing Framework by Marco Costalba, CCC, May 01, 2013

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