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Matthew (Matt) Craighead,
an American mathematician, programmer and computer scientist with a Bachelor of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He worked for Nvidia in Santa Clara, California, and is Founder/CEO of Conifer Systems, Austin, Texas [1] . Matthew was a prodigy in programming. He wrote his first computer program in Basic at age 4, and started chess programming at age 8. His program Neptune participated at Don Beal's Uniform-Platform Computer Chess Championship 1993, when Matt was 11 years old [2] [3] . In 1995 he started a complete rewrite of Neptune called Morgoth [4] .
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  1. ^ Matt Craighead - LinkedIn
  2. ^ Don Beal (1993). Report on the QMW 1993 Uniform-Platform Computer-Chess Championship. ICCA Journal, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 166-171.
  3. ^ QMW computer chess by Don Beal, rec.games.chess, August 19, 1993
  4. ^ quiescence search problems by Matt Craighead, rgcc, August 01, 1995

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