Issue No. 01 - January/February (2006 vol. 8)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2006.2
Feng-Hsiung Hsu , Microsoft Research Asia
In May 1997, Deep Blue became the first computer to defeat a reigning World Chess Champion in an official match. This article reexamines the special-purpose chess hardware that provided most of Deep Blue?s computational power and explores design alternatives made possible by new technologies for similar tasks.
special purpose computing, integrated circuits, hardware
F. Hsu, "Chess Hardware in Deep Blue," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 8, no. , pp. 50-60, 2006.