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  • How To Improve Your Calculation's Thumbnail

    How To Improve Your Calculation

    IM Silman Oct 4, 2017, 7:10 PM

    The Chess.com member Benjamin_Dubuque (rated 1288) wrote: I have a question about calculation. I often miss either simple intermediate moves or very quiet moves in my calculations, especially in complicated messes...

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    Should We Trust Computers?

    GM Gserper Aug 6, 2017, 12:09 AM

    The question whether to trust computers might sound pointless since we really have no choice in the modern world. Think about it: if a computer of one of the nuclear superpowers goes berserk, then it can potentially...

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    The Amazing Chess Coincidence

    GM Gserper May 14, 2017, 6:59 AM

    In his book "School of Excellence: Endgame Analysis," IM Mark Dvoretsky analyzes two very similar endgames. He writes: "The game Sultan Khan-Tartakower, played in 1931, was indeed almost completely identical to...

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    Ruy Lopez: The Verdict On 4...Nf6

    GM vegasicilia Jan 23, 2016, 3:40 PM

    GM Ivan Sokolov continues his lesson on in-depth Ruy Lopez theory with the most common fourth move, …Nf6. If you play the Ruy Lopez from either side, you absolutely must know the consequences of this move. Learn...

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    Best Play Against the Smith-Morra - Part 3!

    IM Nezhmet Jul 4, 2013, 4:44 PM

    IM Mark Ginsburg continues his series on how to deal with the Smith-Morra Gambit by showing how Black should tackle some early sidelines in the Evans Defence. How to respond to Lenderman's early e5 lunge (the Nf6-g4-e5...

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    Thematic Openings: The Dark Square Repertoire - Part 2

    GM EugenePerelshteyn Mar 20, 2013, 11:43 PM

    With his second video, GM Perelshtyen provides more proof that a repertoire built around positional themes and thematic ideas can work at the highest level! He reviews his own games, highlighting the critical moments...

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    The Evergreen Game

    parvinder_khari Dec 11, 2017, 12:12 AM

    Adolf Anderssen vs Jean DufresneBerlin GER, 1852Italian Game, Evans Gambit1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.O-Od3 8.Qb3 Qf6 9.e5 Qg6 10.Re1 Nge7 11.Ba3 b5 12.Qxb5 Rb8 13.Qa4 Bb6 14.Nbd2...

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    WHAT! Alpha Zero defeats Stockfish

    parvinder_khari Dec 10, 2017, 1:34 AM

    In December 2017, Stockfish was used as a benchmark to evaluate Google division Deepmind's AlphaZero, with each engine supported by different hardware. AlphaZero defeated Stockfish 8 after four hours of self-play....

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    Kasparov's Ultimate Immortal Game? Yes!

    johnkuhles Dec 9, 2017, 2:24 PM

    Garry Kasparov: If Topalov had not taken the Rook, the game could have finished in a draw: Veselin would have had half a point more, I - half a point less. He would have win a little bit, I would have lost a little...

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