Garry Kasparov VS. Anatoly Karpov
First World Chess Match Broadcast in 3D over the Internet
York, NY (October 23, 2002) X3D Technologies will host the first world chess match broadcast over the
in 3D, company officials announced today. The event will star legendary world chess champions Anatoly
Karpov and Garry
Kasparov in a two-day match at the ABC news building in Times Square New York. The chess
masters will face off four times
in four 50-minute time-controlled matches and will be broadcast over the Internet
(www.3dworld.com) on December 19th and 20th in eXtreme 3D, presenting Kasparov
and Karpov as though they
were floating in space inside and in front of the screen.
Chess is a contest of the mind and not of the fist, but our encounters are no less
bloody than a World Heavyweight Boxing Championship, said Garry Kasparov "You can rest assured that neither Karpov nor I want
to lose this match.
"I am pleased to renew my historic rivalry with
Kasparov," said Anatoly Karpov. "And thanks to X3D Technologies, chess players throughout the world will be able to view every
single move on the Web in 3D."