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By Monty Newborn

ISBN-10: 0857293400

ISBN-13: 9780857293404

ISBN-10: 0857293419

ISBN-13: 9780857293411

More than a decade has handed for the reason that IBM’s Deep Blue machine surprised the realm by means of defeating Garry Kasparov, the realm chess champion at the moment. Following Deep Blue’s retirement, there was a succession of higher and higher chess enjoying desktops, or chess engines, and this present day there's little doubt that the world’s most sensible engines are superior on the online game than the world’s most sensible human players.

Beyond Deep Blue: Chess within the Stratosphere tells the ongoing tale of the chess engine and its regular development from its victory over Garry Kasparov to ever-greater heights. The ebook presents research of the video games along an in depth exam of the notable technological development made by means of the engines – asking the questions which one is healthier, how strong is it, and what kind of higher can it get.

  • Presents a complete of 118 video games, performed by means of 17 diverse chess engines, gathered jointly for the 1st time in one reference
  • Details the processor speeds, reminiscence sizes, and the variety of processors utilized by each one chess engine
  • Reviews Deep Blue’s fits with Garry Kasparov in 1996 and 1997
  • Includes video games from 10 global machine Chess Championships, and the 3 most up-to-date significant machine chess tournaments of the net Chess Club
  • Covers the man-machine fits among Fritz and Kramnik in 2002 and 2006, and among Kasparov and Deep Junior in 2003
  • Describes 3 ancient fits among best engines: Hydra as opposed to Shredder, Junior as opposed to Fritz, and Zappa as opposed to Rybka

This attention-grabbing account of the continuing evolution of computing device chess will attract either the final reader and to experts in A.I. and computing. Chess gamers and aficionados also will enjoy this outstanding perception into the hot superstars of the vintage game.

Dr. Monty Newborn is an emeritus professor within the university of desktop technological know-how at McGill college, Montreal, Canada. he's the writer of the profitable Springer titles Automated Theorem Proving: concept and Practice and Deep Blue: a synthetic Intelligence Milestone.

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21–25, 2000 1 5 2 10th Int. Paderborn, Feb. 20–25, 2001 1 2 Brain Games Network Match, Apr. 21 – May 1, 2001 2 1 1st Int. , Leiden, May 18–20, 2001 1 18th World MCCC, Maastricht, Aug. 18–23, 2001 3 1 2 9 21st Dutch CCC, Leiden, Oct. 27–Nov. 4, 2001 3 11th Int. Paderborn, Feb. 27–Mar. 3, 2002 1 2 2nd Int. , Leiden, May 31–Jun. 2, 2002 3 1 The 10th WCCC was held July 6–11, 2002, on the Universiteit Maastricht campus. Jaap van den Herik, Editor of the ICGA Journal and professor at the university, 50 3 2002: Shredder Bows to Deep Junior at the 10th WCCC served as Tournament Director.

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