AlphaZero Crushes Stockfish In New 1,000-Game Match

AlphaZero Crushes Stockfish In New 1,000-Game Match

pete
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5 days ago

In news reminiscent of the initial AlphaZero shockwave last December, the artificial intelligence company DeepMind released astounding results from an updated version of the machine-learning chess project today. The results leave no question, on...

WIM Ruth Haring, 1955-2018

WIM Ruth Haring, 1955-2018

FM MikeKlein
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11 days ago

After a life in chess, the former US Chess Federation president WIM Ruth Inez Haring died Thursday, November 29. She was 63. Haring was also the current FIDE zonal president for the United States. Haring lived in Chico, California an...

Computer Chess Championship Back For Rapid Redux

Computer Chess Championship Back For Rapid Redux

pete
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20 days ago

After two successful tournaments in the Chess.com Computer Chess Championship, we're ready to power up the world's best chess engines again in CCC 3: Rapid Redux. Based on fan feedback, the new championship will feature a smaller field of 16 str...

Puzzle Rush: Chess.com's New Addictive Feature

Puzzle Rush: Chess.com's New Addictive Feature

erik
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20 days ago

What if you took the satisfaction of solving puzzles and mixed it with the intensity of blitz chess? You'd have Puzzle Rush—Chess.com's new feature that has everyone with early access going crazy.  The rules are simple:  Solv...

Carlsen To Defend Tata Steel Chess Title

Carlsen To Defend Tata Steel Chess Title

PeterDoggers
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21 days ago

Magnus Carlsen will once again be playing in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, January 11-27, 2019 in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. The two external rounds will be played in Alkmaar and Leiden. Carlsen, who is currently defending his world champ...

Stockfish Wins Computer Chess Championship Blitz

Stockfish Wins Computer Chess Championship Blitz

pete
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22 days ago

The highest-rated chess engine of all time added another title to its resume this week as Stockfish decisively won the Chess.com Computer Chess Championship 2: Blitz Battle. The victory comes six weeks after Stockfish won the first revamped CCC:...