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Julio Kaplan was born on 25 July, 1950 in Argentina, is an Argentine-born Puerto Rican chess grandmaster.

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Birthday 25 July
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Socrates II was one of the corporation’s most successful programs, winning the 1993 ACM International Chess Championship after defeating opponents with special-purposed hardware and software for playing chess, like HiTech and Cray Blitz, even though Socrates II ran on a stock 486 PC.

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Kaplan had always been interested in computer chess throughout his career, and this led him to found Heuristic Software Corporation, whose first development was Heuristic Alpha in 1990–91, which eventually evolved into Socrates and later Socrates II.


In 1968, he tied for 6–9th in Málaga. In 1969, he took 4th in Stockholm (World Junior Championship, Anatoly Karpov won). In 1969, he tied for 8–9th in San Juan (Boris Spassky won). In 1970, he won the 6th El Segundo Open, the 6th Monterey International Open, and the 2nd Central California Championship, held in Hayward. In 1971, he won the 22nd Annual California Open, held in Fresno. In 1973, he took 8th in São Paulo (Ostojic won). In 1973, he tied for 12–14th in Madrid (Karpov won). In 1974, he tied for 2nd–3rd with Florin Gheorghiu, behind Svetozar Gligorić, in Los Angeles.


In 1967, he was the Puerto Rico National Chess Champion and, in addition, he won the World Junior Chess Championship in Jerusalem, followed by the well-known Raymond Keene, Jan Timman, Robert Hübner, among others. This victory earned Julio Kaplan the International Master title.


He played for the Puerto Rico National Chess Team (1966, 1971) and for the USA (1976) in the World Student Team Chess Championships.

He won the individual gold medal at Örebro 1966, and the team silver medal at Caracas 1976.


Born in Argentina, he emigrated in 1964 to Puerto Rico, where he was raised and studied. Later in his life, he emigrated to the United States, where he resides to this day and works for Autodesk. Earlier in his career, in the 1980s, he programmed dedicated chess computers for SciSys and Saitek. In the early 1990s he collaborated on the chess program Socrates.


Julio Argentino Kaplan Pera (born 25 July 1950, Argentina) is a Puerto Rican chess player, former world junior chess champion as well as software developer and founder of Heuristic Software.