Geek Fact for February 10th


In 1996, IBM’s Deep Blue defeated chess champ Gary Kasparov.

This victory marked the first time that a current world champion had ever been beaten by a computer opponent under normal tournament conditions. Kasparov had easily defeated Deep Blue’s predecessor, Deep Thought, two years earlier.

Learn more at http://www.research.ibm.com/deepblue/watch/html/c.10.shtml

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