Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine in May
Momentum Pictures have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine for 10th May 2004 with a retail price of £19.99. Chronicling the infamous 1997 chess match between Gary Kasparov and IBM's supercomputer Deep Blue, this documentary gives a fascinating insight into the world of chess. Consisting of interviews with Kasparov, his manager, chess experts, and members of the IBM Deep Blue team, as well as original footage of the match itself, Game Over offers a snapshot of a historical moment when man was beaten by machine.
DVD extras consist of a Trailer and Fritz6 Special Edition, a downloadable version of the world's most famous chess program. Strong enough to challenge the world champion, and flexible enough to play against a rank amateur - Fritz automatically adjusts itself to suit every playing level. It is a chess trainer that helps the chess beginner avoid mistakes, it is a sparring partner for the ambitious club player, and an analysts assistant for correspondence chess enthusiasts.
But Fritz6 is more than just a chess program. With a games database of over 300,000 matches for analysis and discussion, and guest access to international chess server playchess.com where you can play against chess enthusiasts all over the world, Fritz really is the best way to access and enjoy the game of chess!