Chinook (champion checkers computer program)
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|Jonathan Schaeffer, Dept. of Computing Science, Univ. of Alberta|
|Chinook is the World Man-Machine Checkers Champion, a title it earned by competing in human tournaments and defeating the best players in the world. Chinook is the by-product of a research effort started in 1989 into game-playing strategies. The long-term objective of the project is determining the game-theoretic value of checkers. Links of interest about Chinook and about checkers, including publications, endgame databases, and free checkers software.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Games, Link Listings, Topic Tools Miscellaneous|
|Math Topics:||Game Theory, Data Sets, Computer Science|
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