By: www.chessbase.comHydra, a machine with the processing power of more than 200 standard PCs, is arguably the world’s most powerful chess computer. From June 21-27 the 64-way cluster computer, housed in Abu Dhabi, will play a $150,000 match against top British GM Michael Adams. Hydra has never been beaten by a human.
Man versus Machine: the battle for supremacy
Are we all just pawns in a computer world?
24 May, 2005: London: The most powerful chess computer ever developed, “Hydra”, is making its worldwide debut in London, taking on the UK’s leading chess Grandmaster, Michael Adams, in the biggest man-v-machine battle since Garry Kasparov took on Deep Blue in 1996 and 1997.