3850. -- BOOKS ON COMPUTER CHESS: ***** THIS SECTION UPDATED 28 OCT 2023 *****

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5362. -----: Owner's Manual Instruction Booklet. Model VSC Voice Sensory Chess Challenger.

Fidelity Electronics, Florida. (c.1980) Oblong booklet, VG. 30pp. 7.00


2166. 1997 KASPAROV vs DEEP BLUE. R.Keene, T.Buzan and D.Goodman: Man Versus Machine.

Buzan Centres 1997. 1st. p/b. F. 128pp. Deep Blue won 3.5-2.5. (A.) 7.50


2429. 1997 KASPAROV vs DEEPER BLUE. D.King: Kasparov v Deeper Blue.

Batsford 1997. p/b. F. 112pp., photos, background info, previous games. Deep Blue won 3.5-2.5. (A.) 7.00


4. Edwards (R.) & R.Keene.: The Chess Player's Bedside Book.

Batsford, 1975. 1st Edn. VG,d/w. 149pp., photo plates. Interesting articles by various authors, including a chapter on computer chess by David Levy, on Fairy chess, the style of Fischer, chess books for a desert island, British chess in the mid-18th century, world champions I have met by Golombek etc. 7.50


910. Ewart (B.): Chess: Man vs Machine.

A.S.Barnes, US 1980. 1st Edn. Large format, VG, d/w (slightly frayed at top edge). 287pp., numerous illustrations, some coloured, from old photographs, prints, paintings etc.. The major part of the book deals with chess automata (the Turk, Ajeeb, Mephisto etc.) including games and bibliography, also a chapter on computer chess. "The first complete history of chess-playing machines." With a label of the ECF, Ravilious collection. 35.00


1504. Frey (P.W.) Editor: Chess Skill in Man and Machine.

NY, Heidelberg, Berlin, 1983. 2nd Edn. Hardback, VG. 329pp. Various sections by different contributors including computer chess tournaments, human chess skill, programs, man versus machine, bibliography. 25.00


3183. Hayes (J.E.) & D.N.L.Levy: The World Computer Chess Championship Stockholm 1974.

Edinburgh University Press, 1976. 1st Edn. VG, d/w. 105pp. 25 games from the championship won by Kaissa (USSR), a few other games, a short history, concepts and mechanisms, chess thinking, bibliography, the first draft of Levy's Computer Chess Challenge wager. 24.00


5968. Holding (Dennis H.): The Psychology of Chess Skill.

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, USA 1985. 1st Edn. Hardback, pictorial white glazed covers, VG. 271pp. "The book is designed to explicate the thought and judgement processes of the chessplayer as revealed by experimental research." Chapters include Chess Memory, Memory and Skill, Looking and Visualizing, how computers play chess, planning and search, evaluating chess positions. Includes References and Author index, subject index. 30.00


757. Karpov (A.) & Y.Gik.: Chess Kaleidoscope.

Pergamon 1981. 1st English Edn. p/b, VG. 168pp. (A.) Includes "Seven Chess Letters" - geometry and symmetry in chess, problems and studies, decisive games for the World Championship, computer chess, and 15 of Karpov's best games. 8.00


5906. Kaufman (Larry): Chess Board Options. A Memoir of Players, Games and Engines.

New In Chess, 2021. New p/b. 223pp., photos, 64 annotated games. "An engrossing memoir rife with stories and anecdotes about dozens of famous and not-so-famous chess players. American GM Larry Kaufman is a world-famous computer programmer and has been involved with computer chess since 1967." (A.) 22.00


5971. Welsh (David E.): Computer Chess,

Wm C. Brown, Iowa 1984. 1st Edn. p/b, VG. 309pp. Many games, some annotated, including all those from the American Computer Chess Championships 1970-1982. Includes a brief history of computer chess, the various programs, how computers play chess, their style of play. (A.) 14.00