<color=blue>Deep Blue vs Kasparov

Deep Blue vs Kasparov

Philadelphia, February 10, 1996.

Round 1:Man beaten by machine.

Deep Blue G. Kasparov (2775 Elo)


1. P-K4 P-QB4 2. P-QB3 P-Q4 3. PxP QxP 4. P-Q4 N-KB3 5. N-KB3 B-N5 Sicilian, Alapin Variation.
6. B-K2 P-K3 7. P-KR3 B-R4 8. O-O N-B3 We are about to witness how to wage war using isolani.
9.	B-K3		PxP
10.	PxP		B-QN5
Huh? Deep Blue takes the initiative.
11.	P-R3		B-R4
12.	N-B3		Q-Q3
13.	N-QN5		Q-K2
14.	N-K5		BxB
15.	QxB		O-O

16. QR-B1 QR-B1 17. B-N5
The front is about to crumble.
17.			B-B3
18.	BxN		PxB
19.	N-B4		KR-Q1
20.	NxB		PxN

21. KR-Q1 P-B4 22. Q-K3 Q-B3 23. P-Q5 RxP
...Deep Blue shreds Kasparov's pawns...

24.  	RxR		PxR
25.	P-QN3		K-R1

26. QxP R-KN8 27. Q-B5 P-Q5 28. N-Q6 P-B5
Kasparov poises, but desparate humans Deep Blue fears not.
29.	NxN7		N-K4
30.	Q-Q5		P-B6

31. P-N3 N-Q6 32. R-B7 R-K1 33. N-Q6 R-K8ch 34. K-R2 NxP 35. NxPch K-N2
Who are you kidding, Garik?
36.  	N-N5ch		K-R3
37.	RxPch		Resigns

Because after K-N3, 38. Q-N8 ch, K-B4, 39. NxP, there are no more good moves.
--The first loss by a reigning chess world champion to a computer under human tournament conditions.