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Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero

Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero

Learn from the top neural network in the world!

Want to learn from maybe the strongest chess machine ever? AlphaZero was the first neural net chess engine, but it only played a couple of matches before retiring. Its mantle has since been taken up by Leela Chess Zero, the winner of the 2020 Computer Chess Championship. Take a look at Leela's greatest games!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Learn how Leela plays amazing long term sacrifices!
  • Learn from Leela's spectacular attacking play!
  • Learn how Leela crushes opponents with a space advantage!
  • Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero The Troll

    Check out a strikingly human game in more ways than one (played by Lc0 (more commonly known as Leela) vs Chiron, two chess engines that competed in the Computer Chess Championship.

    • 26 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero's Pawn Storm

    Leela Chess Zero won the 13th season of the Computer Chess Championship 106-94 against Stockfish 11. The Neural Network did so with an incredible understanding of space and control and some amazing positional concepts. Watch the neural net engine convert...

    • 16 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero's King Hunt

    How should one tackle the Dutch Defense? Leela Chess Zero shows an incredible set of attacking ideas coming from the Staunton Gambit can be incredibly effective! IM Daniel Rensch breaks down one of his favorite games of all time!

    • 23 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero's Amazing Sacrifice

    It's not often you see a brand new piece sacrifice on move eight! How did Lc0 crush Stockfish with a mind-bending sacrifice right from the opening?

    • 34 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Learn From The Best: Leela vs The Newcomer

    Join NM Sam Copeland as he breaks down an electrifying game between the new engine Stockfish NNUE and Leela Chess Zero, from a brutal 600 game tournament during the Computer Chess Championship!

    • 15 min
    • 5 challenges
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