The recently concluded Sinquefield Cup was a true celebration of chess. Great players, high-quality chess, and outstanding live coverage — What else a chess fan can dream about? Apparently not everyone is happy. According to the Presid... | Read More
One of the great joys of chess is to sit back, relax, and review a game filled with subtle maneuvers or insanely wonderful tactics. At times, the game might be a masterpiece. At other times, the game might offer only one incredible moment, but tha... | Read More
Occasionally I run into players who think that Bobby Fischer "did it all by himself." I.e. he locked himself in his room, studied chess until he was world class, and then burst onto the tournament scene.
Every day after school, Bobby w... | Read More
It's time for another installment of Pete's Pathetic Chess, where I subject my awful moves and chess ideas to a brilliant grandmaster and the best chess-playing computer in the world.
Joining my foolishness with his own (lucid) annotations... | Read More
Man vs Machine matches pit humans against the strongest chess entities of all time — chess engines. As chess engines are many classes stronger than even the strongest grandmasters, all matches take place at some form of odds.
The... | Read More