This book includes my experiences with creating my own chess engine.
It begins with first experiences with computer chess from books, magazines, movies and dedicated chess computers.

It progresses to when I had enough knowledge to write an amateur engine and was able to compete in computer chess tournaments.

Eventually my engine was strong enough to reach about 2400 ELO strength. It is able to find
Bobby Fischerís ...Be6 in the famous Game of the Century in a fraction of a second.

It gives insights into how chess engines work and how they select a move.

There are numerous tips on how we human players can learn from how computers play.