• Sep 9, 1948
    (b.) -
    Jan 13, 2009
    (d.)

Bio/Description

Soviet and Russian computer scientist. In 1970 he graduated from Moscow State University and joined the Institute of Control Sciences of the USSR Academy of Sciences, where he became one of the lead developers of Kaissa, a computer chess program that won the first World Computer Chess Championship in 1974. After the dissolution of the Soviet computer chess initiative in the beginning of 1980s he went into development of databases. In 1994 he established his own company, DISCo (Donskoy Interactive Software Company), which, among other projects, developed the Symbian interface for ABBYY Lingvo dictionaries.
  • Date of Birth:

    Sep 9, 1948
  • Date of Death:

    Jan 13, 2009
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Leading in the development of Kaissa, a world champion chess computer
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