Letter #21 - 2013
Letter #38, 2009
Date: 06/04/13 8:03:21 PM EDT
While viewing you mail pages, I read
letter # 38, 2009 that answers a visitor inquiry about
the computer program Deep Thought who beat an International Grand Master for the first time.
GM Bent Larsen was defeated by Deep
Thought in the Software Toolworks Tournament held in Long Beach, CA.
I also read in your site that the great
Bobby Fischer played three games to Deep Thought and won all of
My question is if there was another GM who played
against Deep Thought
I will appreciate very much your
In 1985, three doctoral students created the Chess-playing program Chiptest. This would later developed into Deep Thought, which was built by five graduate students in the Computer Science Department of Carnegie-Mellon in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Former U.S. champion and Chess editor of the New York Times GM Robert Byrne was defeated
three times by the “brute force” calculation, enormous speed,
and computational power of Deep Thought computer program.
Below, you can review one of the games:
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