This idea was very popular back in the days, some programmers used their best to create such engines, and they did achieve that (to a certain extend)
Some engines that you might want to check out are:
Szint has more of 100 personalities classified in 3 forms.
Szint Training with personalities from 0 to 2600 of elo.
Szint GM with ...
I think this type of thing can be achieved using chess engines to certain degree. I am afraid this is not possible with machine learning because of the nature of reinforced learning (Andrew's idea is creative; but I don't think it will work that way).
Some aspects of a player's style can be mimicked by forcing a usual chess engine to choose certain types of ...
This is a very interesting question. Yes I think are people that have tried to implement a "style" of a player, but most engines use a minimax algorithm also know as alpha-beta pruning. However, if you take a look at machine learning models, like Alpha Go, they first emulate/learn for a training set from the masters (called prior) and then train ...
Chess.com semi recently added bots that play like different people in real life. There aren’t a ton of people but it does have a few.
A wider range of different players is supported by the engine used in the unfortunately discontinued Chessmaster games by Ubisoft. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chessmaster
I’m not the biggest expert in famous players and ...
Where can I find an official list of world championships in chess? I mean, the one above is just wikipedia. Idk I just figure FIDE might have some list on its site somewhere.
The closest official FIDE list is in section D. REGULATIONS FOR SPECIFIC COMPETITIONS of The FIDE Handbook. There you will find many subsections specifying the regulations for all the ...
Humans VS machines in the 60s-70s:
one way of putting this accomplishment in perspective is by regarding the results of the match between Bobby Fischer and MIT Greenblatt computer program (Running Mac-Hack, a software written by the great Richard Greenblatt himself) in 1977.
I do believe that in 1977, Fisher was still very representative of what humans can ...