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  • Could A Chess Computer Take Over The World?

    • pete
    • Aug 3, 2015, 2:37 AM

    Chess-playing computers are almost unfathomably strong, and they are improving faster than even the best human players. Three months ago, we took a look at the top five computer chess engines, and today the best...

  • The 12 Most Interesting Chess Players Ever

    • pete
    • Jun 8, 2015, 1:52 AM

    Who are the most interesting chess players of all time? It’s an interesting question. Are we talking about the best players ever? Even that’s a tricky thing to define. Are the best players the most...

  • Companion to Video on When to Use Chess Engines

    In the first video on this topic we saw a good time to use chess engines is to check a game you played or witnessed where an opening you "know" (or remember, or have a hunch) is bad/refuted paid off for the underdog...

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  • 2016: The Year In Review

    • News
    • Dec 31, 2016, 10:37 AM

    For many, 2016 was a year to be forgotten. Political division and turmoil, the passing of many beloved persons, and acts of violence often dominated the news. However, in terms of chess, 2016 was a banner year....

  • Hackers Gonna Hack, Hack, Hack, Hack, Hack And Other News

    Heated action in Norway and St. Louis hasn't slowed down chess news in the rest of the world. Chess stories just keep rolling in, and we're here to keep you up to date with a quick tour of chess happenings around...

  • "Computer Chess" Movie Begins Theatrical Run

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    • Jul 20, 2013, 8:35 AM

    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,...

  • Rybka Wins In Leiden

    Some computer chess tournaments aim to determine the best chess program by running all the engines on the same hardware to create a level playing field. The Open Dutch Computer Championships in Leiden, now in its...


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