Group DescriptionDan and Kathe Spracklen's early (1978) chess simulations for home microcomputers, initially published through Hayden Software, yielding a chess legacy lasting through six installments and dedicated units by Applied Concepts.
SARGON, the first installment of the series, won the first tournament for microcomputers, held in San Jose California, in 1978. David Levy collected his 10 year bet by defeating CHESS 4.7 in Toronto Ontario. One of the games was a draw. This was the first time a computer drew an international master.
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Front cover for Sargon III
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