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    The name of the chess automaton built by Charles Alfred Hopper, a Bristol cabinet-maker, in 1865.  Several chess and checker masters (such as Albert Hodges, Ferdinand Burille, and Harry Pillsbury) operated the life-size Indian figure.  O... Read More »