Deep Sixed By Deep Blue

—- NPR's Melissa Block reports from New York on World Chess Champion Gary Kasparov's loss to I-B-M supercomputer, Deep Blue. Kasparov resigned last night in the final game, giving Deep Blue a three-and-a-half to two-and-a-half point victory in the match. Kasparov attributed his loss to his human frailty, saying he simply lost the will to play.

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