and Intro page
soon - as I first write this, (late Oct. 2002); - there will be a match between Kasparov and Deep Junior. And I want to be the first to bring you all the news, games, and everything else.
15th, 2002: According to Reuters News Service ... and the ChessBase
web site ... this match has been postponed again. Tentatively it will be held in
(or February) of 2002. Keep watching this page for all the results as they
29th 2002: This just in - from the Internet and TWIC # 420. The match
may be delayed once more. Now it is possibly to be scheduled in late January or
early February of 2002. Additionally, because of all the violence and
the Middle-East, the match venue might be moved from Jerusalem, (ISR) to Jacksonville, FL. (USA) Stay tuned for more details.
vs Deep Junior moved to New York
21.12.2002 This man vs. machine match was originally scheduled for October
1 in Jerusalem, then it was postponed
to December 1st, then to January
5th. The venue was moved to Jacksonville, Florida. Today FIDE
announced that it would be held in Manhattan, New York, from Jan. 23 to Feb. 2,
with two "practice games" before that in Israel. We will keep you
informed as more details become known. (From the ChessBase web
Kasparov vs. Deep Junior, Match details.
After considerable turbulence over the Christmas holidays (see reports below)
the final details of the spectacular Man vs. Machine event pitting the world's
strongest human player against the reigning world computer chess champion is set
to commence in New York on January 26. Full details on the venue, sponsors,
schedule and prize money have just been released. (From the
FIDE web site.)
20th, 2003. The on-again, off-again match is currently on ... and
begin on January 26th. (New York.) Many chess servers will
carry the games live.
16th, 2003: All the games have been thoroughly annotated and
to see some nice news stories on this match.
to see the CHESSBASE
page devoted to this subject.
Man vs. Machine
Jan. 23rd, 2003. It
seems to be definitely on, the first game is slated to be
played the 26th. I feel - for the first time in a long time! - that this
really happen. It looks to be great fun. My (chess) "Humans vs.
web site will have regular reports and updates.
The latest update is that AOL has joined forces
with X3D to bring you the
games, this definitely promises to be interesting.
Kasparov is still slated to
play DEEP Junior in a match
New York at the end of January (26th?) ... or maybe mid-February.
it has been a VERY bumpy road. (Click here,
and see just below.)
23.09.2002 How will he
fare against Deep Junior in the match
scheduled for December this year?
What is at stake and how will he proceed strategically? Why doesn't the
US have exceptional
chess talents and why are there so few top women players? These are some
of the questions
answered by Garry Kasparov in an interview that appeared in the New York
We bring you excerpts here.
(From the ChessBase
After considerable turbulence over the Christmas holidays (see reports
below) the final details
of the spectacular Man vs. Machine event pitting the world's strongest
human player against
the reigning world computer chess champion is set to commence in New
York on January 26.
Full details on the venue, sponsors, schedule and prize money have just
Visit the X3D
site or the USCF web site at www.uschess.org. (From the
Not only will Kasparov
be playing Deep Junior
(in New York City), but at virtually the same
time, (Jan. 28th to Jan. 31st); GM E. Bareev will be playing
Hiarcs 8.0 in the Netherlands.
(Sponsored by the Maastricht Foundation.) Click here
to read more.
also like to point out that this is the first (official) FIDE
Chess World Championship, "Man versus Machine" Match. Kasparov
gets like $500,000.00 for just showing up. (DJ gets 150K) The winner
gets $250,000.00. (This sum is split if it is a draw.)
and Spiegel go Chess
This thing between Kasparov vs. Deep Junior in New York is going to be gigantic.
CNN has a big
report on the X3D press
conference held on Thursday. Meanwhile Europe's largest news portal,
Spiegel Online, has set up an entire mini-web
devoted to the man vs. machine
match – and even set up their own live coverage using ChessBase
06th, 2003: My
computer crashed, so I missed several games.
The belated report was that games four and five were drawn. I was unable
to watch either game, as my computer was inoperative. But informed
tell me that the computer sacked unsoundly. (In game five.) Apparently
was shaken and allowed a perpetual. Game four was a Sicilian, where
missed or avoided the best line more than once. The machine was close to
winning, but Kasparov eventually fought back to draw. (More
(From the ""News
of my Geo-Cities
main page for this match (X3D) will be
files for Deep Junior versus Garry Kasparov. )
HERE to go to my "good
sites" page - check
out the excellent coverage of this match by "About."
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the June 2003 of issue of
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page was last updated on 06/11/07
here to go to
the first page
of the actual match coverage!
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