By Monty Newborn
Greater than a decade has handed in view that IBM’s Deep Blue machine surprised the area through defeating Garry Kasparov, the realm chess champion at the moment. Beyond Deep Blue tells the continued tale of the chess engine and its regular development. The ebook offers research of the video games along a close exam of the notable technological development made by means of the engines – asking which one is healthier, how stable is it, and what kind of larger can it get. good points: provides a complete of 118 video games, performed through 17 assorted chess engines, amassed jointly for the 1st time in one reference; info the processor speeds, reminiscence sizes, and the variety of processors utilized by every one chess engine; contains video games from 10 global desktop Chess Championships, and 3 laptop chess tournaments of the net Chess membership; covers the man-machine suits among Fritz and Kramnik, and Kasparov and Deep Junior; describes 3 historic fits among prime engines – Hydra vs. Shredder, Junior vs. Fritz, and Zappa vs. Rybka.
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It played the same line as it did in Round 1 when it defeated Ikarus (1: 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 a6); but the stronger Ferret replied 6 Be3 rather than Ikarus’s 6 f3, and went on to defeat Fritz. 5 of seven points. They drew a second time in a one-game playoff for the championship. Shredder, however, was given the title of world champion on tie-breaking points, having played tougher opponents than Ferret. That Fritz lost its title here was consistent with what had happened to all but one of the previous world champion engines.
Beyond Deep Blue: Chess in the Stratosphere by Monty Newborn