I am currently doing my master's in information technology. We were exposed to Ai , this year , & i find it very facinating.Other field which interests me is the feild of graphics.
Well as a part of my course work , we are supposed to do a project , spanning around 5 months.Initially i was planning to go with the graphics project but soon i realized it was not feasible as i was lacking meat on the subject at hand. Right now i am planning to implement the game of chess as my project.
I have read quite a few articles on develelopment of the game.Theoretically i find quite a few of the sections to be a challenge to implement.Which brings me to the part that i am not the "greatest programmer ever".
Thus my million dollar question is , is it feasible to chuck out a game of chess in the stipulated period ?? (considering i am not great at programming , i know C++ / Win32 Api). A number of people have warned me about the repercussions of this choice.
If you guys feel , its not feasible , could you suggest me something that is. I am not interested in language processing projects , something like ELIZA
Advice of any form is welcome.