Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

There is a clue unsolved right now on the Holiday Contest Clues Page!   [Official Contest Rules]
Please see this announcement for some updates.

Alexander R Bitman
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1966 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2215 (2162 rapid, 2146 blitz)
Overall record: +1 -4 =1 (25.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Most played openings
A07 King's Indian Attack (3 games)

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Alexander R Bitman
Search Google for Alexander R Bitman

(born Jun-27-1939, died Sep-09-2013, 74 years old) Russia

[what is this?]

He was on the development teams of chess computers such as the M20 (Computer) and Kaissa (Computer) programs.

Last updated: 2018-12-03 08:07:42

 page 1 of 1; 6 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Roshal vs A R Bitman  1-0341966MoscowA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Karpov vs A R Bitman 1-036196811, Moscow ch-studB40 Sicilian
3. Chekhov vs A R Bitman  1-0401979Moscow-chE92 King's Indian
4. A R Bitman vs M Rovenski  1-0251996Ch Moscow (open)C55 Two Knights Defense
5. A R Bitman vs Viktor Zmeev  0-1381996RUS-Cup2A07 King's Indian Attack
6. A R Bitman vs B Grachev  ½-½522012Rector Cup RapidA07 King's Indian Attack
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Bitman wins | Bitman loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
May-12-09  myschkin: . . .

Alexander Rafailovich Bitman (born 1939),
is a Russian programmer and chess master.

Alexander Bitman was co-developer and Chess adviser of the ITEP Chess Program at Alexander Kronrod’s laboratory at the Moscow Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP). At the end of 1966 the four game match began between the Kotok-McCarthy-Program, running on a IBM 7090 computer, and the ITEP Chess Program on a Soviet M-20 computer. The match played over nine months was won 3-1 by the ITEP program.

Alexander Bitman became member of the Kaissa [was a quite sophisticated program for that time. It used Bitboards for the internal Board Representation and advanced search techniques, notably already the idea of Null Move Pruning] team, which won the first World Computer Chess Champion in 1974 in Stockholm.

(source https://chessprogramming.wikispaces...)

Fide Card:

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: † Sept. 9th, 2013

deadly hitten by a car in Moscow

Russian source: (with pictures of the late A.R. Bitman):

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: An Orbituary by Vladimir Medvedev: (in Russian)
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: That is bloody awful. Russia's cars seem out of control at the moment. They seem to be <UNSAFE AT ANY SPEED>.
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC