Title: Garry Kasparov and Yasser Seirawan at 1996 Deep Blue vs Kasparov match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Photographer: Thompson, Kenneth
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Credit Line: Gift of Kenneth Thompson
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.