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Engines
Engines
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  • The 5 Best Computer Chess Engines

    Computers are the future of chess. Almost everyone agrees on that. But the statement doesn’t go far enough. By and large, computers are also the present of chess. With the question of man vs. machine long-ago settled over the chessboard,... | Read More

  • Can A GM And Rybka Beat Stockfish?

    Around June, Rubik's Cube extraordinaire and chess aficionado Tyson Mao approached me with a fascinating proposal. Together with his friend Jesse Levinson, Tyson was exploring the current state of computer chess engines. It is well establis... | Read More

  • Classic Combinations: Historic Attacks

    This new series is all about attacking chess, combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes forgotten greats. And, if you learn a tiny bit... | Read More

  • How To Play A Brilliancy

    Every serious chess player dreams of creating his own Mona Lisa — a game so beautiful and memorable that he will look back on it for the rest of his career.  Unfortunately, many players tend to equate the word brilliancy with fou... | Read More

  • 5 Dumb Things Your Non-Chess Friends Say

    GM Serper recently performed an in-depth criticism of the popular chess movie “Searching For Bobby Fischer,” pointing out bad habits you could pick up if the film were your only source of chess education. Serper also mentions that th... | Read More


    • Why Calculation in Chess Sucks

      I passed a comment on Calculation Practice for the Weekend, posted here on chess.com by NM CoachJKane, that I wanted to share with you. It's not all about System 2, guys, System 1 is even more important! * * * Calculation is important in chess,... | Read More

    • You can’t stop the trade machine

      You can’t stop the trade machine by Fareed Zakaria By Fareed ZakariaThursday, May 14, 2015 The two most powerful forces that have transformed the world in recent decades have been the expansion of globalization and the information revoluti... | Read More

    • Just some unfinished games

      These are some unfinished games which I played. I recently became familiar with Stockfish and never really used engines before. I will complete the games with Stockfish suggested moves for study purposes. This game was abandoned by black after the... | Read More

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    • Should You Hate Chess Engines?

      Here is my comment passed on "Ghosts," the latest post on one of the most popular chess blogs (Google "chess blog" and Dana's Chess Blog will come up as #4) that I wanted to share with you. It is just an idea about technology and "smart" chess eng... | Read More

    • FACE 2 FACE WITH IM DIPTAYAN GHOSH - INTERVIEW

      IM Diptayan Ghosh is the youngest chess player in the list of top-20 players of our country - India. He is the highest rated International Master from our country. He is much ahead of many well known Grand Masters in ratings. He is a boy from West... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Fried Liver Attack

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     The Fried Liver Attack is a continuation of the Two Knights Defense. It is an aggressive gambit where white gives up a knight in exchange for poor king safety for black. This attack has not been proven decisive, especially under slower time cont... Read More »

  • Values

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    Each of the pieces in chess has a different value indicating its usefulness relative to other pieces. Under most systems, including that used in the "Details" section of Chess.com games, a pawn is worth one point, a knight is worth three points, a... Read More »

  • Chess Engines

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    A chess engine is a computer program which is capable of playing a game of chess.  Chess engines do not usually have a GUI (Graphical User Interface) and are designed to be used with a separate GUI.  Commercial chess programs normally ha... Read More »

  • Kempelen, Farkas

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    Farkas Kempelen (1734-1804) was the Inventor of the first automaton, The Chess Playing Turk, in 1769.  He built it for the sole purpose of entertaining and mystifying the Empress Maria Theresa of Austria.  It was not a true mac... Read More »