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It was machine versus man, and machine drew first blood. On this date in 1996, world chess champion Garry Kasparov faced off against "Deep Blue." The IBM computer won that first of a six-game match on February 10, 1996.

Who was the ultimate winner?

1. "Deep Blue"
2. Garry Kasparov
3. tie



The answer is: 2. Garry Kasparov

According to history.com, Kasparov ultimately won the match 4-2. IBM re-worked its computer and there was a second match the next year. In 1997, "Deep Blue" was the ultimate winner, taking two of the games and tying three others.

 
 
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