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Beyond Deep Blue: Chess in the Stratosphere
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc
Publication date April 12, 2011
Pages 287
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780857293404
ISBN-10 0857293400
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $69.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: More than a decade has passed since IBM’s Deep Blue computer stunned the world by defeating Garry Kasparov, the world chess champion at that time. Beyond Deep Blue tells the continuing story of the chess engine and its steady improvement. The book provides analysis of the games alongside a detailed examination of the remarkable technological progress made by the engines – asking which one is best, how good is it, and how much better can it get. Features: presents a total of 118 games, played by 17 different chess engines, collected together for the first time in a single reference; details the processor speeds, memory sizes, and the number of processors used by each chess engine; includes games from 10 World Computer Chess Championships, and three computer chess tournaments of the Internet Chess Club; covers the man-machine matches between Fritz and Kramnik, and Kasparov and Deep Junior; describes three historical matches between leading engines – Hydra vs. Shredder, Junior vs. Fritz, and Zappa vs. Rybka.

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from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (April 12, 2011)
9780857293404 | details & prices | 287 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $69.99
About: More than a decade has passed since IBM’s Deep Blue computer stunned the world by defeating Garry Kasparov, the world chess champion at that time.
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from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (September 3, 2014)
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About: More than a decade has passed since IBM’s Deep Blue computer stunned the world by defeating Garry Kasparov, the world chess champion at that time.

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