Garry Kasparov and Yasser Seirawan at 1996 Deep Blue vs Kasparov match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Title: Garry Kasparov and Yasser Seirawan at 1996 Deep Blue vs Kasparov match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Photographer: Thompson, Kenneth
Size: 3585 KB
Date: 1996
Credit Line: Gift of Kenneth Thompson
Accession: 102645299
Garry Kasparov fields audience questions while tournament commentators Maurice Ashley (left) and Yasser Seirawan look on. 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.