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December 15th, 2003
The ChessBrain project, Newbury Park, California USA, December 15th, 2003
The ChessBrain project announced today that the non-profit Distributed Computing Foundation has become the official organizer for ChessBrain's world record attempt which is scheduled to take place on January 30th at the NordU USENIX 2004 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. In addition the Distributed Computing Foundation will oversee the public open source release of the ChessBrain source code.
The ChessBrain project has been a non-profit project which has never accepted monetary contributions during its three year history. The Distributed Computing Foundation will support ChessBrain and other distributed computing projects through fundraising.
"While Chess is an exciting game that stretches the mind and the imagination, our work has been a collaboration between many people in many countries. The Distributed Computing Foundation shares our vision in seeing the world share it's resources for a greater good. I am delighted that the foundation is bringing their support to the project" stated project founder, Carlos Justiniano.
"This is not only an honor to do, but also reflects how the power of individual computers can come together in secure and safe way to work together towards a common and beneficial goal. The foundation has been at the core of a dream in which computers serve the planet. The foundation will continue to support all aspects of distributing computing" said, Cedric Griss.
ChessBrain has become the first distributed computing network to play online chess. The ChessBrain project is a non-profit Internet experiment founded in January 2002, and supported by hundreds of individuals from over fifty different countries.
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