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  • AlphaZero: Its Great Predecessors's Thumbnail

    AlphaZero: Its Great Predecessors

    GM Gserper Dec 15, 2017, 3:00 PM

    Garry Kasparov's book My Great Predecessors is one of the best ever written about chess. If I had to take just one chess book with me on a proverbial desert island, that would be my pick. Well, actually I would...

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    How To Watch Karjakin vs Nakamura Saturday: Speed Chess Champs

    pete Dec 15, 2017, 10:42 AM

    Who will face Magnus Carlsen in the finals of the 2017 Speed Chess Championship? Two of the world's best players face off Saturday for that privilege as the 2016 world championship challenger Sergey Karjakin...

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    Efim Geller, Killer On The Chessboard

    IM Silman Dec 14, 2017, 3:27 PM

    Several years ago I was at a coffee shop in Pasadena, California, and started a conversation with a few young (mid-twenties) Taiwanese people. After we chatted about Taiwan, our talk took a turn into various kinds...

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  • Hikaru Plays To Win: vs Giri's Thumbnail

    Hikaru Plays To Win: vs Giri

    GM Hikaru Sep 6, 2017, 2:49 PM

    How do you beat one of the best chess players in the world? Let super-GM Hikaru Nakamura explain how he took apart the formidable Anish Giri.

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    2017 Players' Tribune And Chess.com Pro-Am

    ChessTV Jun 24, 2017, 11:13 AM

    Professional athletes and chess grandmasters team up in this one-of-a-kind event. Enjoy the full replay of IM Danny Rensch's commentary with a big lineup of special guests.

  • 4 Exercises To Become A Tactical Genius: Part 3's Thumbnail

    4 Exercises To Become A Tactical Genius: Part 3

    IM dpruess Dec 14, 2016, 3:35 PM

    They say chess is tactics, tactics, tactics! Well, they are right, and IM David Pruess is here with another exercise to challenge your tactical skills. A lot of players do simple tactical patterns often, but Pruess...

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  • AlphaZero vs. Stockfish: The Onion Article's Thumbnail

    AlphaZero vs. Stockfish: The Onion Article

    imgrowingafro Dec 17, 2017, 10:03 AM

    The match went a lot like GM Bobby Fischer's trip to Iceland for the World Championship against GM Boris Spassky and the Russians.  The top computer engines took shelter in a back room where certain electrical currents...

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    Why the "FEN"?

    THeCATKiNG_oo9 Dec 17, 2017, 9:29 AM

    Looking at the "FEN" and seeing the result from a chess engine one time, just one time, isn't that cheating? Then why the "FEN"? Making it easy available to players is too much for some players. They can't resist....

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    Check Out My New Twitch Channel

    NM SamCopeland Dec 17, 2017, 8:56 AM

    Hi chess players  I recently opened a Twitch channel at twitch.tv/samcopeland and am streaming puzzles, tournaments, 4-player chess, and whatever else piques my and the viewers' interest. Here's a highlight...

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