Garry Kasparov vs. Deep Blue
Title: Garry Kasparov vs. Deep Blue
Photographer: Feanny, Najlah
Date: 1997
Credit Line: © Najlah Feanny/CORBIS SABA
Accession: NF1108205
World Champion chess player Garry Kasparov was defeated by IBM’s Deep Blue chess-playing computer in a six-game match in May, 1997. The match received enormous media coverage, much of which emphasized the notion that Kasparov was defending humanity’s honor.