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
Feng-Hsiung Hsu, "Chess Hardware in Deep Blue", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 8, no. , pp. 50-60, January/February 2006, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2006.2