an American computer scientist and computer chess programmer. While affiliated with the Vogelback computing center at Northwestern University, he co-authored along with former Chess x.x author David Slate on the chess program Nuchess. In the 80s, William Blanchard served as Treasurer for the ICCA .
- Image cropped from Photo Thompson, Friedel, Condon, Slate, and Blanchard at the 4th World Computer Chess Championship in New York City, New York 1983 - Gift of Monroe Newborn from The Computer History Museum
- The 15th ACM International Computer Chess Championship, San Francisco, California October 7-9, 1984 A Special Event at ACM-84. The ICCA pp 25. pdf from The Computer History Museum