On Thursday the 2015 FIDE World Cup was officially opened in Baku, Azerbaijan. For this edition the players are facing unprecedented anti-cheating measures — or so it seems.
It's finally starting! The first round of the FIDE Worl... | Read More
Computer Chess is a remarkable film about a computer vs. computer chess tournament in 1980. It has begun its theatrical run on July 17th, after it has screened at prestigious film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW and Berlin. The reviews have ... | 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
Fans of Chessbase software will no doubt be pleased to hear that the release of the latest version of their flagship playing program Fritz, is due in October.
So what is new in Fritz 12? Well, the menu layout has been completely re-designed f... | Read More
Rybka has retained it's title at the 17th World Computer Chess Championship, held in Pamplona, Spain from 11-18 May. A report on last year's championship is here.
This year's event featured 10 of the top chess programs in a round-robin competit... | Read More