World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik takes up the challenge of facing Deep Fritz the world’s strongest computer program in a six-game match to be held in the very prestigious Art and Exhibition Hall in Bonn, Germany
from Nov. 25 to Dec. 05, 2006. Deep Fritz will be running on a computer with a Dual Intel Core 2 Duo 5160 system. Since the program has been optimized for parallel processing, it will be able to respond quickly and strike hard at a tactical level. On this machine, Deep Fritz can compute around 8 to 10 million positions per second.
Vladimir Kramnik gets €500,000 just for showing up to the match and another half a million if he wins. Deep Fritz defeats
Vladimir Kramnik with four draws and two wins.