Kasparov vs Deep Junior - Match details Print
Friday, 17 January 2003 00:00
After considerable turbulence over the Christmas holidays (see reports below) the final details of the spectacular Man vs Machine event pitting the world`s strongest human player against the reigning world computer chess champion is set to commence in New York on January 26. Full details on the venue, sponsors, schedule and prize money have just been released.
Visit the X3D site or the USCF web site at www.uschess.org.
After considerable turbulence over the Christmas holidays (see reports below) the final details of the spectacular Man vs Machine event pitting the world`s strongest human player against the reigning world computer chess champion is set to commence in New York on January 26. Full details on the venue, sponsors, schedule and prize money have just been released. Visit the X3D site or the USCF web site at www.uschess.org.. Garry Kasparov vs Deep Junior Title: The FIDE Man vs Machine World Chess Championship Event: Man vs Machine - The Rematch Sponsor: Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) Presenter: X3D Technologies Corporation Sanctioned by: Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) President: Kirsan Ilyumzhinov; International Computer Games Association (ICGA) President: David Levy; The US Chess Federation (USCF) President: John McCrary Players Garry Kasparov #1 player in the world for the past 18 years Deep Junior Reigning World Computer Champion Venue: New York Athletic Club (NYAC) - 180 Central Park South - New York, NY 10019 Dates Sunday 26th January - Friday 7th February 2003 Time controls: The time control shall be 40 moves in 2 hours for each player, followed by 20 moves in one hour for each player, followed by 30 minutes for each player. Sudden death Order of play Game 1: Sunday January 26th Game 2: Tuesday January 28th Game 3: Thursday January 30th Game 4: Sunday February 2nd Game 5: Wednesday February 5th Game 6: Friday February 7th Starting time 3:30 p.m. EST (20:30h London, 21:30 Paris/Berlin) Ceremonies Thu 23rd Jan Press Conference & Opening Ceremony - New York City Fri 7th Feb Closing Ceremony & Prize Giving - New York City Prizes $One Million Dollars, $500,000 Kasparov fee, Prize Money $500,000 ($300,000 winner, $200,000 loser, $250,000 draw) Arbiter Geurt Gijssen Rules and Arbitration committee: To be announced Contacts X3D Spokesperson Elliott Klein, CEO. Tel: 1-646-825-6170 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it X3D Media Belinda Banks Tel: 1-718-320-4898 X3D Producer Bill Drury Tel: 1-646-283-1594 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Kasparov interviews SMSI, Inc., Owen Williams - email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Junior interviews Amir Ban & Shay Bushinsky - email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Here is the Kasparov press release on this legal action against KC On-line. Globes On-line has an article on this.
 
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