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On the morning of the last day of the tournament the authors of the programs met for a panel discussion <ref>[[Monroe Newborn]] ('''1975'''). ''Computer Chess''. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academic_Press Academic Press]<br/>Chapter VII. The Third United States Computer Chess Championship, p. 98</ref>. [[Ben Mittman|Professor Mittman]] served as moderator. Other members of the panel were [[David Levy]], [[James Gillogly|Jim Gillogly]], [[Albert Zobrist|Al Zobrist]], [[George Arnold]], [[Franklin D. Ceruti|Franklin Ceruti]], [[David Slate]], [[Ed Kozdrowicki]], and [[Monroe Newborn|Monty Newborn]]. The panel arrived a few conclusions:
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# [[Learning|self-learning]] was confirmed as being a long way off. [[Arthur Samuel]] was in the audience and participated actively in the discussion.
  
 
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Sheraton Boston Hotel [1]

The ACM's Third North American Computer Chess Championship (NACCC) was held from August 13 to 15, 1972 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel [2] , Boston, Massachusetts [3] .


Final Standing

[4]

# Program 1 2 3 P SOS SoDOS Playoff
1 Chess 3.6 4w1 3b1 2w1 3 6 6
2 Tech 5b1 6w1 1b0 2 5 2 4b0, 3w1 3
3 Coko III 7b1 1w0 6b1 2 2b0, 4w0 4
4 Ostrich 1b0 7w1 5b1 2 2w1,3b1 2
5 Schach 2w0 8b1 4w0 1 ½
6 USC CP 8w1 2b0 3w0 1 ½
7 MSU CP 3w0 4b0 8w½ ½ ¼
8 Leverett CP 6b0 5w0 7b½ ½ ¼

Participants

[5]

Program Team Hardware Language
Chess 3.6 Larry Atkin, Keith Gorlen, David Slate CDC 6400 Fortran IV, COMPASS
Coko III Dennis Cooper, Ed Kozdrowicki UNIVAC 1108 Fortran
Leverett CP Bruce W. Leverett PDP-10
MSU CP Mike Rackley, George Moore UNIVAC 1106
Ostrich George Arnold, Monroe Newborn Nova 800 Assembly
Schach Rolf C. Smith, Franklin D. Ceruti IBM 360/65 Fortran IV
Tech Jim Gillogly PDP-10 BLISS
USC CP Albert Zobrist, Frederic Roy Carlson,
Charles Kalme
IBM 370/155

Tournament Director

Panel Discussion

On the morning of the last day of the tournament the authors of the programs met for a panel discussion [6]. Professor Mittman served as moderator. Other members of the panel were David Levy, Jim Gillogly, Al Zobrist, George Arnold, Franklin Ceruti, David Slate, Ed Kozdrowicki, and Monty Newborn. The panel arrived a few conclusions:

  1. a need for including algorithms controlling long-range strategy was emphasized
  2. there was interest in the USC approach
  3. self-learning was confirmed as being a long way off. Arthur Samuel was in the audience and participated actively in the discussion.

Publications

Chapter VII. The Third United States Computer Chess Championship

External Links

References

  1. Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA Jobs | Hospitality Online
  2. Boston Hotels: Sheraton Boston Hotel Reservations
  3. Computers Compete in Sheraton Chess Match by Peter Koretsky, The Harvard Crimson, August 22, 1972
  4. ACM 1972 CSVN site
  5. Monroe Newborn (1975). Computer Chess. Academic Press
    Chapter VII. The Third United States Computer Chess Championship, pp. 95
  6. Monroe Newborn (1975). Computer Chess. Academic Press
    Chapter VII. The Third United States Computer Chess Championship, p. 98

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