Kasparov takes on X3D Fritz in November!

7/14/2003 – This has been an eventful week with Garry Kasparov in New York. First the chat and the new book, now the announcement that Kasparov will face a special X3D version of Deep Fritz. The news was broken in Newsweek today, but we have news and photos of what's been going on behind the scenes, with more to come. We'll have comments from Kasparov, X3D, and Team Fritz. More..

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Garry Kasparov returns to the Man-Machine ring with X3D

It has been reported in Newsweek today: Garry Kasparov will play a match in New York in November against a special X3D version of Fritz. ChessBase is teaming up with Kasparov and X3D to create a chess spectacle like none ever seen before. Kasparov will play on a floating X3D board!


Kasparov beta-testing the X3D interface in New York.

ChessBase designers have been working closely with Garry Kasparov and the programmers at X3D to come up with a three-dimensional board that is fit for the world's number one player to use for hours at a time.


Jeroen van den Belt and Kasparov at the X3D offices

Our multi-media expert Jeroen van den Belt is now in New York spending long hours at X3D to make sure the program is ready for prime time in November. Many more details will be coming out here over the next few days, as well as exclusive comments from Garry Kasparov on his newest challenge.


Kasparov and X3D CTO Cheryl Brinkman



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