Ken Thompson at the Deep Blue vs. Kasparov match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ken Thompson at the Deep Blue vs. Kasparov match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Title:
Ken Thompson at the Deep Blue vs. Kasparov match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Photographer:
Newborn, Monroe
Date:
1996
Credit Line:
Gift of Monroe Newborn
Accession:
102645294
Description:
Ken Thompson, co-developer of the Belle chess computer, playing chess between games at the 1996 Deep Blue vs. Kasparov match. 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.
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