The 2003 Kasparov vs. Fritz Match
Official Web site for the match
Jonathan Schaeffer's detailed account of the match
The 2003 Kasparov vs. Deep Junior Match
ICGA coverage of the Match
NY Times article about the match results
The 2002 Kramnik vs. Fritz Match
Press reports about the match.
The 1997 Kasparov vs. Deep Blue Match
Chess Base has detailed coverage of the match
Science Friday on NPR
CNN's Deep Blue Match Site
Scientific American Article about the Deep Blue Match
New Scientist Article about the Deep Blue Match
IBM's Deep Blue Match Site
A Grandmaster Chess Machine Article about Deep Blue in Scientific American written by the developers.
The Future of Computing
The Coming Merging of Mind and Machine by Ray Kurzweil - includes predictions
of where computing power will be over the next 100 years.
The Singularity by Vernor Vinge
The History of Computer Chess
Provided by Chess Base - developers of Deep Fritz
Man vs Machine Chess Match - a history of such events provided by David Levy
Computer Chess: The Drosophila of AI
The Origins and History of Chess
A Fascinating Story (of how chess was invented)
The Real Story
Historical Chess Collectables
Other Difficult Games
Havannah - offers $1000 EURO challenge til mid 2012. Average moves per turn is about 250.
Go - programs exist which can defeat average players, but not the best. Average moves per turn is about 300.
Shogi - programs exist which can defeat average players, but not the best. Average moves per turn is about 80.
Amazons - programs and humans are about equal; maybe since the pool of human players is small. Average moves per turn is about 700.
Academic Research on Computer Game Playing
International Computer Games Association - Promotes research on computer game playing.
American Association for Artificial Intelligence Games Page - collection of links to AI and games.
University of Alberta GAMES Research Group - produces high-performance, real-time programs for strategic game-playing.
Machine Learning in Games - a collection of links on how computers can learn to get better at playing games.
GamesTheory.net - a collection of resources on Game Theory.