Computer loses chess match, Feb. 17, 1996
On Feb. 17, 1996, a Russian chess master defeated a supercomputer in a chess match. The following day, The Intelligencer Record of Doylestown, Penn., reported on the win, which was hailed as a victory for human over artificial intelligence.
“World chess champion Garry Kasparov won his final game over a supercomputer Saturday, sealing a victory in the historic six-game match pitting man against machine.
“Kasparov forced IBM’s Deep Blue to concede after 43 moves in 3 hours, 46 minutes.”
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A Boston Globe article printed Feb. 17, 1996, in The New Mexican of Santa Fe, N.M., analyzed the shortcomings of Deep Blue’s ‘thinking.’ Brute force still factor in computing
A column by humorist Dave Barry published Aug. 29, 1997, in The Hawk Eye of Burlington, Iowa, reflected on the rematch in which the supercomputer defeated Kasparov. Deep thinking on Deep Blue