About

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 with the vision to teach a metal box to defeat man, literally, at his own game, laying the groundwork for...

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Directed by

Andrew Bujalski

Written by

Andrew Bujalski (Screenplay)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

An artificially intelligent comedy

Cast

Keywords

computer hotel mockumentary chess artificial intelligence nerd chess tournament computer programming

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