During a tournament match in 1996, however, Kasparov put on his watch and was dismayed to find that his opponent stubbornly insisted upon finishing the game. The opponent in question? Deep Blue, IBM's famous chess-playing supercomputer.
[Kasparov won the tournament 4 games to 2 but lost a rematch in 1997.]
["When Garri Kasparov wrestles with his conscience," Dominic Larson once quipped, "he always wins. It's what he's best at."]