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Deep Blue (Computer) vs Garry Kasparov
Match (1996), Philadelphia, PA USA, rd 5, Feb-16
Four Knights Game: Scotch Variation. Accepted (C47)  ·  0-1
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Aug-30-04
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  Knight13: Good Enough for Deep Blue.
Aug-06-05  Chessbrain: Why did black resign?
Aug-06-05  Veryrusty: The e pawn is stuck and will fall. If 48. Kd6, Bb3. Quickly White runs out of moves that don't lose material.
Aug-06-05  Koster: Wasn't promoting to a Knight stronger not to mention the cool way to play?
Aug-06-05  blackjacki2: hah that's a good observation <Koster>. To me it seems that after 35. Kf1, white would have a double attack on the black queen and knight and black would have no way of checking the white king to gain a tempo.
Nov-15-05  Deefstes: Why did Black play 21...Ne4 and not 21...Qxd4?
Nov-15-05  RookFile: 21....Qxd4 22. Bh7+ Nxh7 23. Qxd4
wins the queen.
Nov-16-05  Deefstes: Of course yes. Shouldn't have missed that one. Thanks.
Nov-16-05  JYMMI: deep blue is good but human are always better than computer. ah! the promotion of the black pawn was the best move of the game... sure black won a queen...
Nov-03-06  Emma: In the games that GK wins Deep Blue seems utterly pathectic and amazing that it could ever beat anyone.
Dec-19-06  littleshiva: > Chessbrain: Why did black resign?
Black did not resign !
Nov-02-08  hedgeh0g: One of the rare instances in which a strong computer is tactically outplayed by a human.
Jan-03-09  Toadspring: Does anyone know who resigned for Deep Blue? Did the computer realize it was hopeless or did someone else step in and resign for it? Just curious.
Sep-08-10
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  thegoodanarchist: IBM team should have resigned on move 44!!!
Jun-07-12  wlg: This is an interesting game, Kasparov offered a draw after the 23rd move.

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Jun-07-12
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  OhioChessFan: 20. Rxe8+ is something a beginner would do.
Aug-13-14  RookFile: Well, Kasparov offered a draw on move 23, so it wasn't that bad. It's incredible that the computer walked into self-pins in an open game.
Mar-27-15  Ladyanavt: Is promotion to a knight a good idea long term? The fork at promotion is good but doesn't the knight quickly become trapped and the queen is lost anyway?
May-07-16  VGA: Kasparov should have promoted that pawn to Bishop like a bawler :D
Jun-04-17
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  thegoodanarchist: And of course the Man of the Match was Kasparov :)
Sep-06-17  Strelets: "Computer Blue."
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