IBM BlueGene/P Beats Bulgarian Chess Students

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IBM logoDoesn’t this sounds familiar?  In the latest test of game playing skill from IBM Deep Computing, an IBM BlueGene/P machine was pitted against a series of brave young chess students from Bulgaria.  The three students on the Bulgarian student team took on 8,192 of BlueGene/P goodness in a best of three series of rapid chess.  The BlueGene/P took two of the three matches.  [Kudos to the students!]

For more info on the match, read the full writeup here.