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Thomas Nitsche operating Mephisto III versus [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Polgar Susan] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofia_Polgar Sofia Polgar] 1985 <ref>[http://www.ismenio.com/mephisto.html Hegener & Glaser (Mephisto)] from [http://www.ismenio.com/chess_computers.html ChessComputers.org]</ref>  
 
Thomas Nitsche operating Mephisto III versus [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Polgar Susan] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofia_Polgar Sofia Polgar] 1985 <ref>[http://www.ismenio.com/mephisto.html Hegener & Glaser (Mephisto)] from [http://www.ismenio.com/chess_computers.html ChessComputers.org]</ref>  
  
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Quote from ''Proximic to Syndicate Ads For [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahoo! Yahoo], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EBay eBay]'' <ref>[http://www.internetnews.com/ec-news/print.php/3721906 Proximic to Syndicate Ads For Yahoo, eBay]</ref> :
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Along with his wife Oxana and his sons Raphael and Maxim, Thomas Nitsche founded the startup '''Cogeon''' in 2013 <ref>[https://www.deutsche-startups.de/verzeichnisse/startups-a-z/cogeon-gmbh/ Cogeon GmbH – Informationen, Zahlen, Fakten und Nachrichten - deutsche-startups.de]</ref>, to market [https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Math42 Math42], an app for [[Android]] and [[iOS]] developed by Raphael and Maxim, which was designed to solve math problems <ref>[http://math-42.com/ MATH 42]</ref> <ref>[https://www.golem.de/news/zu-besuch-bei-math-42-die-mathematiker-entwicklerbude-1604-120081.html Zu Besuch bei Math 42: Die Mathematiker-Entwicklerbude - Golem.de] (German)</ref>.  
The architect behind Proximic's contextual-matching engine is Thomas Nitsche, a German mathematician who won the world microcomputer chess title in 1984. Nitsche serves as Proximic's chief technical officer.
 
  
The computers Nitsche was turning into world-class chess champions in the 1980's had about 5 kilobytes of memory. He applied the same economical method of coding to Proximic's pattern-proximity technology, which boasts the ability to handle tens of millions of ads with only a fraction of the servers required in keyword-based systems with much smaller inventories.
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As reported by [[Albert Silver]], [[AlphaGo]] and [[AlphaZero]] team member [[Thore Graepel]] recently visited [[ChessBase]], where he held a talk for half a dozen of their talented programmers concerning the [[Fat Fritz]] project. The corresponding group photo implies, Thomas, Raphael and Maxim Nitsche, names not explicitly mentioned in the article, but recognizable on the photo, are ChessBase affiliates <ref>[https://en.chessbase.com/post/fat-fritz-what-on-earth-is-that Fat Fritz – What on Earth is that?] by [[Albert Silver]], [[ChessBase|ChessBase News]], August 13, 2019</ref>.  
  
 
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* [https://www.game-ai-forum.org/icga-tournaments/person.php?id=407 Thomas Nitsche's ICGA Tournaments]
 
* [https://www.game-ai-forum.org/icga-tournaments/person.php?id=407 Thomas Nitsche's ICGA Tournaments]
* [http://www.thomasnitsche.com/ Thomas Nitsche Projects]
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* [https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Nitsche Thomas Nitsche – Wikipedia.de] (German)
 
* [http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Nitsche,_Thomas_%26_Henne,_Elmar Nitsche, Thomas & Henne, Elmar] from [http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Hauptseite_En Schachcomputer.info - Wiki]
 
* [http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Nitsche,_Thomas_%26_Henne,_Elmar Nitsche, Thomas & Henne, Elmar] from [http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Hauptseite_En Schachcomputer.info - Wiki]
* [http://www.podtech.net/home/4265/proximic-brings-new-contextual-search-and-advertising-platform Proximic brings new contextual search and advertising platform] from [http://www.podtech.net/home/ PODTech home]
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* [https://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?event=12924369 Nitsche, Thomas FIDE Chess Profile]
* Proximic video by [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Scoble Robert Scoble], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTube YouTube] Video
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* [https://www.golem.de/news/zu-besuch-bei-math-42-die-mathematiker-entwicklerbude-1604-120081.html Zu Besuch bei Math 42: Die Mathematiker-Entwicklerbude - Golem.de] (German)
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Thomas Nitsche [1]

Thomas Nitsche,
a German mathematician and computer scientist, former computer chess programmer, and along with Elmar Henne affiliated with Proximic, a high performance contextual matching service. As student at the University of Freiburg, Thomas Nitsche started computer chess programming in the early 70s. His program Orwell already played the first First GI Computer Chess Tournament 1975 in Dortmund. When Nitsche went to the Technical University of Munich, he started to write a parallel version of Orwell, called Parwell, in collaboration with Elmar Henne and Wolfram Wolff. Henne and Nitsche were most famous for their mighty Mephisto computers with the unique Briquette design, manufactured by Hegener & Glaser [2].

Photos

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Thomas Nitsche, Ossi Weiner and Lars Hjörth, WMCCC 1984 Glasgow [3][4]

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Thomas Nitsche operating Mephisto III versus Susan and Sofia Polgar 1985 [5]

Math42

Along with his wife Oxana and his sons Raphael and Maxim, Thomas Nitsche founded the startup Cogeon in 2013 [6], to market Math42, an app for Android and iOS developed by Raphael and Maxim, which was designed to solve math problems [7] [8].

Fat Fritz

As reported by Albert Silver, AlphaGo and AlphaZero team member Thore Graepel recently visited ChessBase, where he held a talk for half a dozen of their talented programmers concerning the Fat Fritz project. The corresponding group photo implies, Thomas, Raphael and Maxim Nitsche, names not explicitly mentioned in the article, but recognizable on the photo, are ChessBase affiliates [9].

See also

Selected Publications

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External Links

References

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