The Play on How Kasparov Lost the Match Against Deep Blue Will Be Performed in New York

Время публикации: 20.02.2013 00:12 | Последнее обновление: 20.02.2013 00:16

Russian website refers to Park Avenue Armory located in New York and reports that this year the art center will offer the spectators an unusual play. It is based on the events that took place in 1997 when Garry Kasparov arrived to New York for the match against the super-computer Deep Blue. "What started as a bid by IBM to raise its profile and stock price ended as a historic encounter that pitted Kasparov against Deep Blue and its creator Doctor Hsu, a genius in his own right with a lifelong dedication to the game."

The match has finished 2.5-3.5 in computer's favor. After the match Kasparov assumed specially invited chess player could have been helping the computer.

"The Drill Hall will be transformed into an intensely intimate environment to capture every heart-wrenching moment of this epic battle of man against" says the website. According to unconfirmed reports the play will be performed at the International festival in May 2013 in Manchester. The program and the dates of the performances in New York are available here.      


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