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If you're even casually into chess, this is a delightful video to behold:
This video of "The Game of the Century" is easily understandable even to the casual chess player - as long as you have a modicum of understanding (knowing what "castling" is, for example), you'll be able to understand what Bobby Fisher was able to accomplish - there are two moves of such brilliance that I don't see how even a modern computer could have devised them: 1) Fisher's Na4, which came out of nowhere, and is called "one of the greatest moves in chess history." 2) Fisher's insane, legendary, Queen sacrifice, Be6, which resulted in a "Windmill," where the opponent is reduced t
"Exploring The Epic Chess Match Of Our Time" on fivethirtyeight.com I dispute the Coronation of Machines in Deep Blue vs. Garry Kasparov. A computer "out-thinking" Man? Why do you suppose man invented the computer? Deep Blue didn't "out-think" Garry Kasparov any more than a bulldozer could "out-muscle" the strongest man on earth (a bulldozer has no muscle), or a computer could calculate Pi to 5 billion digits without a blink and claim a superior mind (a computer has no mind). The fact that these machines can do these things is the triumph of Man. Attention, world: Do you want to prove