Computer Chess

Year: 2013

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Duration: 92 mins

Starring: Kriss Schludermann, Tom Fletcher, Wiley Wiggins

Director: Andrew Bujalski

Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers circa 1980, 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.