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The Kasparov-World Game

Haworth, G. and Karrer, P. (2000) The Kasparov-World Game. EG, 9 (136). pp. 107-111. ISSN 0012-7671

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Abstract/Summary

Kasparov-World, initiated by Microsoft and also sponsored by First USA, was a novel correspondence game played on the World Wide Web at one ply per day. This was the first time that any group had attempted to form on the Web and then solve shared problems against fixed, short-term deadlines. The first author first became involved in his role as a Web consultant, observing the dynamics and effectiveness of the group. These are fully described, together with observations on the technological contribution and the second author's post-hoc computation of some relevant Endgame Tables.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:No
Divisions:Faculty of Science
ID Code:35836
Uncontrolled Keywords:chess, crowd solving, endgame tables, First USA, Kasparov, Microsoft, KQQKQP, KQQKQQ, World
Publisher:ARVES, Holland

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