It was the battles of the Alamo, Thermopylae, and Hoth all rolled into one, and the result was the same — valiant resistance but ultimate and seemingly inescapable defeat.
Chess.com's Man vs. Machine contest pitted U.S. number-on... | Read More
Komodo, the strongest chess engine, recently faced several grandmasters in odds matches. The next player to represent humanity will be Hikaru Nakamura.
[UPDATE: Chess.com has announced the four-game Komodo-Nakamura match is confirmed for Janu... | Read More
In yesterday's four-game match between GM Hikaru Nakamura and the computer Stockfish, the world's top chess engine won 3-1.
Nakamura, the world's fifth-best human, managed two draws in the four games but lost twice, both times pressing instead o... | Read More
"Playing like a machine" has become a compliment lately in the chess world (if not an accusation!). This weekend, a top grandmaster will make it literal.
On August 23, world number five GM Hikaru Nakamura will play four games against Stockf... | Read More
The recent 4-part defence (part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4) of the banned Rybka program, published by Chessbase and authored by Dr. Søren Riis, a computer scientist at Queen Mary University, has received a swift response from the Internationa... | Read More