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
"Playing like a machine" has become a compliment lately in the chess world (if not an accusation!). This weekend, a top grandmaster will make it literal.
On August 23, world number five GM Hikaru Nakamura will play four games against Stockf... | Read More
The recent 4-part defence (part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4) of the banned Rybka program, published by Chessbase and authored by Dr. Søren Riis, a computer scientist at Queen Mary University, has received a swift response from the Internationa... | Read More
In June 2010 Vasik Rajlich, the author of the strongest commercial chess software program - Rybka, was sensationally accused of plagiarizing code from other programs, especially Fruit.
The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) stripped ... | 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