Title: Deep Blue software engineer Joe Hoane at the Kasparov vs. Deep Blue match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Photographer: Newborn, Monroe
Credit Line: Gift of Monroe Newborn
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.