Cray Blitz

Cray-1 soft. published 41 years ago by Cray Research, Inc.

Not listed in MAME yet.

Cray Blitz © 1980 Cray Research, Inc.

Chess program running on the Cray-1 supercomputer.


The program was written in FORTRAN with parts in Assembly Language.

Cray Blitz won the North American Computer Chess Championship and also the World Computer Chess Championship (in 1983 and 1986).


Primary Author: Robert Hyatt
Chess Advisor: Albert Gower
Supported by: Dave Darling, Derek Robb
Cray Assembly Expert: Hary Nelson (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)