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Peter W. Gillgasch,
a German computer scientist, software developer and former computer chess programmer. In 1992, while undergraduate at University of Karlsruhe he developed the Pascal predecessor of a computer chess program which later evolved to DarkThought after he joined forces with Ernst A. Heinz in 1993 and later in 1994 with Markus Gille. Gillgasch created rotated bitboards with a different diagonal mapping than Robert Hyatt, later described by Heinz [1] . He left the DarkThought team in April 1996 [2] [3] .
Peter Gillgasch [4]

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  1. ^ Rotated Bitboards by Ernst A. Heinz
  2. ^ DarkThought - Acknowledgements
  3. ^ Re: About Deep Blue by Vincent Diepeveen, CCC, December 23, 2005
  4. ^ Peter Gillgasch at WCCC 1995. Image clipped from ICCA Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 178, Photo courtesy by Jaap van den Herik

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