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Computer evolution
Compiled by sibilare
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Computers from yesterday to Hydra

Not quite a computer....
Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

A chess computer! what a novel idea.
Bronstein vs M20, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Kaissa the first computer chess champ!
Ostrich vs Kaissa, 1974 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 67 moves, 0-1

A nice try from the computer....
Greenblatt vs Fischer, 1977 
(B27) Sicilian, 47 moves, 0-1

Greenblatt was the first to use nailimov tables.
Greenblatt vs Fischer, 1977 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

A grade 12 beating up a grade 8 student!
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

1 of 32 computers(0) vs the World Champion (32)
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

1st comp to beat a GM. CG does not have the game( Hitech)
Hitech vs REBEL, 1986
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

First super computer to be used (Cray Blitz).
M-Chess vs Cray Blitz, 1993 
(C25) Vienna, 51 moves, 0-1

IBM first try at supremecy.
Deep Thought vs Browne, 1988 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 36 moves, 0-1

IBM takes a swipe at the World Champion and loses.
Deep Thought vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 52 moves, 0-1

IBM tests the waters with the new machine.
Deep Blue vs Judit Polgar, 1993 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 73 moves, 1-0

IBM accompolish what it was set out to do, then retires.
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

The PC computers are getting stronger.
Nimzo-8 vs Shredder, 2001 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 69 moves, 0-1

PC computers are coming of age.
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

2 heavy weights of PC computers fight it out.
Fritz vs Shredder, 2004 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hydra makes its presence known.
Hydra vs Fritz, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Hydra shows its smaller counterparts how to play chess.
Shredder vs Hydra, 2004 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 51 moves, 0-1

Hydra is beatable (in correspondence chess).
Hydra vs A Nickel, 2004 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 54 moves, 0-1

Is this the beginning of the end for humans?
Hydra vs Adams, 2005 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

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