In yesterday's four-game match between GM Hikaru Nakamura and the computer Stockfish, the world's top chess engine won 3-1.
Nakamura, the world's fifth-best human, managed two draws in the four games but lost twice, both times pressing instead o... | Read More
Editor's Note: This is the second of two special world championship preview pieces - take a look at yesterday's piece by GM Jon Ludvig Hammer of Norway here. Published as "News" to keep our regularly featured article content on the homepage, here ... | Read More
The computer chess engine Rybka has been sensationally stripped of its multiple World Computer Chess Champion titles and banned from competing in future events.
The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) took the action after an investig... | Read More
If you've been a living in a cave for the last few weeks you might have missed the fact the Magnus Carlsen is playing a chess match versus the world.
The match is sponsored by G-Star and is powered by Chess.com.
Magnus has the white pieces and t... | Read More
Francisco Vallejo Pons had an excellent opportunity to record his first win in round 7 at the Linares 2010 tournament. Playing black against Lev Aronian (pictured), he gained a clear advantage but failed to put the game away.
Even as the draw w... | Read More