More official info about the film can be read as follows:
“Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs. We get to know the eccentric geniuses possessed of the vision to teach a metal box to defeat man, literally, at his own game, laying the groundwork for artificial intelligence as we know it and will come to know it in the future.”
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Trailer for COMPUTER CHESS.
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Tags: 1960s, 1970s, Andrew Bujalski, Bert Herigstad, black and white, Bob Sabiston, Brandon Thomas, Chess, Cole Noppenberg, Comedy, Computer Chess, Computer Programming, Cyrus Albertson, Daniel C. Metz, drama, Eric Newton, Freddy Martinez, Gerald Peary, James Cooley, James Curry, Jim Lewis, Kat McCullough, Kevin Bewersdorf, Kevin Welch, Kriss Schludermann, Mark Blumberg, Myles Paige, Patrick Riester, Robin Schwartz, S. Kirk Walsh, Stephen Wheeler, Tishuan Scott, Tom Fletcher, Wiley Wiggins