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IBM Super Computer BlueGene will be a Commentator During the 39th World Chess Olympics…

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Chess lovers dreams will be answered soon by BlueGene the IBM Super Computer. It will be present at the Chess Olympics being held in Russia this year…

MOSCOW, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) — The super computer BlueGene will be a commentator during the 39th World Chess Olympics slated from Sept. 20 to Oct. 3 in Khanty-Mansiisk, Western Siberia.

This is the first time ever a computer takes that job, Itar-Tass news agency reported on Tuesday.

The BlueGene will select 20 most intriguing games of 600, while playing and broadcasting them via Internet.

The computer will comment the games in three languages.

Software for the electronic commentator was written by Russian programmers.

The 39th Chess Olympics will be the largest in number of participants. Around 1,300 chess players from 158 countries and regions are expected at Khanty-Mansiisk.

Looks like this is the chess matches of all chess matches…

Windows to Russia!


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