Photos: Chess supercomputer crushes grandmaster

Photos: Chess supercomputer crushes grandmaster

Summary: The United Kingdom's top chess player was soundly beaten by Hydra, a clustered system of 32 PCs.

TOPICS: PCs, Hardware

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  • Chess Grandmaster Michael Adams, the No. 1 ranked chess player in the U.K. and No. 7 worldwide, practices against a computer.

  • Hydra's view of his opponent. The supercomputer was named after a seven-headed monster.

Topics: PCs, Hardware

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