Microchess, Nanochess, etc - Re: Odd "endianness" [was Re: RE: Base 64 posts to the list]
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Fri Dec 9 10:24:03 CST 2016
On 2016-12-09 10:28 AM, dwight wrote:
> I was just trying to squeeze Peter Jennings code for the KIM-1 into a single
> 1K worth of EPROM that would self load. There was enough space if I didn't
> include the opening moves. I wanted to use the empty space in my KIM-1 debug board EPROM. Some of the test use so little space. I finally split it into
> two blocks. So once one gets their KIM-1 working again, they can play MicroChess.
> I've not tried to play it yet. I have to pull out my chess board.
> So, some interest in Chess playing. I have my KIM-1 working on my prototype
> 6532 to 6530 adapter.
If you're into tiny chess programs, Óscar Toledo G. (@nanochess) has
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> Subject: Re: Odd "endianness" [was Re: RE: Base 64 posts to the list]
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
>> On 12/07/2016 11:03 PM, jim stephens wrote:
>> I must have the wrong mindset. Does computer chess hold any interest
>> today? Or is the matter of machine-over-human pretty much a fait accompli?
> I'll run thru some moves with any new chess program I find. I'm so rusty
> and try such oddball moves in messing with them that I lose too much of the
> I first had a copy of Sargon for the Apple 2 eons ago, and it was
> impressive for the time. Also useful for doing study of positions and the
> like too.
> I really like Adventure and got totally geeked out meeting Don Woods @ VCF
> West (thanks guys who put on VCF West again)
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