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ryba77
ryba77
Location: działdowo, Poland
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rybka_77
rybka_77
Location: Makassar, Indonesia
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rybkatarrasch2
rybkatarrasch2
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Leonidas252
Leonidas252
Location: Bruxelles, Belgium
Joined: 9/29/13
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rybkaadvanced
rybkaadvanced
Location: international, International
Joined: 8/7/13
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  • Rooks on the Seventh, Revisited

    Despite his irritable personality and somewhat dogmatic assertions, Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935) is the undisputed patriarch of modern positional thought. In his magnum opus My System (1925), Nimzowitsch formulated and verbalized a litany o... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: the 1948 World Championship Tournament

    Shortly after the end of World War II, Alexander Alekhine died, allegedly by choking, in a mostly empty hotel on the windswept coast of Portugal. He left the world championship crown vacant, for the first time since Steinitz became the first wor... | Read More

  • Can a GM and Rybka beat Stockfish?

    About two months ago, 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... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Apr 4, 2014

    "What's the going rate for selling 100 rating points?" Let's start with "It's illegal and I wouldn't do it, and neither should you or anyone else!" Now that we got that out of the way, I can then state "Interesting question! I've never had that ... | Read More

  • Humans vs. Computers

    Many peoples think, the computers are better than humans. Today I want to speak about that, because I think not! Think a little bit. We (the humans) made the engines, that was one thing, why humans are better.In the next game (I follow in video) ... | Read More


    • Hikaru Nakamura + Rybka vs Stockfish - Game 1 of 4

      This is game 1 of 4 between Hikaru Nakamura (white) and Stockfish (black) with the caveat that Nakamura was allowed to consult with an older version of the chess engine Rybka throughout the game. Time controls were set at 45 minutes each with a 30... | Read More

    • Overemphasizing the importance of openings, part 1

      Openings just aren't as important as you or I probably make it out to be. At least the way I used to study it. Using a computer to come up with which openings have the best "score" is in my opinion not a very productive method of studying.   Ho... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Aug 23, 2014
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    • Warning: Missed opportunities! (Mate in X)

      So I was playing this blitz game a couple of minutes ago and had a pretty good feeling after the game, it went pretty well and I was confident I hadn't made too many mistakes. Boy was I wrong!  I fed the PGN to Deep Rybka when all all of a sudde... | Read More

      • ZeeSteen
      • | Aug 12, 2014
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      • | 14 comments
    • Recent Studies: How to Handle the Scandinavian

      Good time of day to you my dear chess friends,        I still need to make a post for the 2014 World Open which took place on the 4th of July Weekend in Arlington, VA, where I finished with  6/9 (quite disappointing). In the meantime, here... | Read More

    • Akobian - Erenburg: The ending

      Anyone who has followed the US championships will remember the end of the Akobian - Erenburg game, where in this position, black failed to play Qxb6, instead opting for Qc3 when he lost quickly afterwards.   Furthermore, there was the specter... | Read More

      • bsmail
      • | May 17, 2014
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      • | 1 comment

  • Stockfish Outlasts "Rybkamura"

    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

  • GM Nakamura Tries to Prove He is No Stockfish

    "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

  • Rybka Ban Reaffirmed by ICGA

    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

  • Rybka Controversy Renewed

    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

  • Rybka Banned And Stripped Of Titles!

    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

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  • Rules of chess

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    Summary. White best openings..from better to the best 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 1. d4 d5 2. c4 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 1. d4 Nf6 2... 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 »

  • Benjamin, Joel

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    Joel Lawrence Benjamin, born March 11, 1964, was the winner of the National Elementary (1976), Junior High School (1978), and High School  Championships (1980-81), U.S. Junior Championship (1980, 1982), U.S. Open Championship (1985), and U.S.... Read More »