Title: Michael Valvo at the Deep Blue vs. Kasparov match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Photographer: Newborn, Monroe
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Credit Line: Gift of Monroe Newborn
International Master Michael Valvo was the arbiter at the first Kasparov vs. Deep Blue match in Philadelphia. In 1996, Deep Blue was the first computer system to win a chess game against a reigning World Chess Champion, defeating Garry Kasparov in the first game of a six game match. Kasparov bounced back, however, defeating Deep Blue by a score of 4-2.