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  Man v machine chess battle ends in stalemate
Updated 19 October 2002, 19.09
Kramnik v Deep Fritz
A special chess match between the world champion and a hi-tech computer programme has ended in a draw.

Human world champion Vladimir Kramnik took on a computer programme called Deep Fritz in eight games with loads of money on offer for the winner.

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The two played out eight hard-fought matches, with each player winning two matches and with four drawn.

Victor Kramnik
Kramnik said he felt "totally exhausted"
Even though Kramnik is world champion it is very impressive that he has managed to get a draw because Deep Fritz can study 3.5m different in moves in a single second.

The draw is worth 518,000 to Kramnik while the people who created the Deep Fritz programme will get loads of publicity from the contest.

Mind you, here at CBBC Newsround Online we reckon Ron Weasley would beat them both!

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