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MAX : A FORTRAN Chess Player.

by James J. Gillogly

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Abstract

Describes MAX, a chess-playing program written in standard FORTRAN IV that uses a standard alpha-beta look-ahead search of selected portions of the move tree. The program has played several complete games and many incomplete ones between frequent periods of major revisions; its quality of play ranges from poor to fair. 8 pp. Bibliog.

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