Tag: chess

AI’s Forward March: Machine Teaches Itself to Play Chess in 72 Hours

Sep 23, 2015 |

The field of artificial intelligence has had a rocky history with numerous setbacks, but there have been high points too, like when IBM’s Deep Blue beat reigning chess champion, Garry Kasparov, in 1997, or when another IBM machine, Watson, proved its mettle on the popular quiz show Jeopardy, in 2011. Now machine learning, and its Read more…

Deep Blue Heads to Hollywood

Sep 30, 2013 |

Before IBM Watson defeated opponents on Jeopardy, an IBM computer called Deep Blue became the first machine to win a chess game against a reigning world champion, Garry Kasparov. Now this celebrated event will be memorialized on the silver screen.