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John Merlino,
an American project manager and programmer in the games industry. He was a programmer on several versions of the Chessmaster series (4000 Turbo [1] and 6000 [2], 7000 and 8000), and was project manager and lead programmer for Chessmaster 9000 [3], incorporating The King engine by Johan de Koning, affiliated with Software Toolworks, Inc., Mindscape and Ubisoft [4]. He was also involved in the production of Majestic Chess [5] and Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures [6], created by Fluent Entertainment, with engines by David Kittinger. In 2009, after all his experience with De Koning and Kittinger programs, John Merlino started to write his own WinBoard compliant chess engine Myrddin [7] .
John Merlino [8]

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References

  1. ^ The Chessmaster 4000 Turbo - Credits - allgame
  2. ^ Chessmaster 6000 1.0.2 Patch now available by John Merlino, CCC, December 22, 1998
  3. ^ Chessmaster 9000 Beta Report by John Merlino, CCC, May 07, 2002
  4. ^ Software Toolworks to Ubi Soft (OT) by John Merlino, CCC, March 20, 2001
  5. ^ Hoyle Majestic Chess - Credits - allgame
  6. ^ Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures (2004) Windows credits - MobyGames
  7. ^ Myrddin by John Merlino, Computer-Chess Wiki by Ron Murawski
  8. ^ John Merlino | LinkedIn

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