This Day In History - Computer Beats Man at Chess 1996

Computer Beats Man at Chess 1996

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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Event Description

In the first game of a six-game match, an IBM computer dubbed“Deep Blue” becomes the first machine to beat a reigning world chess champion, Garry Kasparov. Despite this initial upset victory, man ultimately triumphed over machine as Kasparov goes went on to win the match, 4-2.

Event Location

Philadelphia, PA, United States