I am Rasmus Althoff, main author of this project. My professional background is electrical engineering and embedded systems. You can reach me via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org – in English or German.
Actually, I just wanted to gain some hands-on experience with ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers. The Olimex H405 board looked promising, so I needed a project idea what to do with this powerful hardware:
Chess computers have fascinated me since the late ’80s. Back then, I was wondering how such a machine might work, and now with my own chess computer, a dream has come true!