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By Monty Newborn

In February 1996, a chess-playing computing device often called Deep Blue made heritage through defeating the reigning international chess champion, Gary Kasparov, in a video game performed below fit stipulations. Kasparov went directly to win the six-game fit 4-2 and on the finish of the fit introduced that he believed that chess computing had come of age. This ebook presents a captivating account of the fit and of the tale that lies in the back of it: the evolution of chess-playing desktops and the advance of Deep Blue. the tale of chess-playing pcs is going again some distance and the writer presents a whistlestop journey of the highlights of this heritage. because the improvement involves its end result in Philadelphia, we meet the Deep Blue crew, Garry Kasparov and every of the historical six video games is supplied in complete with an in depth observation. Chess grandmaster Yasser Seirawan supplied a full of life statement during the fit and the following presents a Foreword concerning the value of this occasion.

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