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The Complete History Of Computer Chess

The Complete History Of Computer Chess

Updated for the age of Neural Nets!

How did chess computers begin to dominate the world?

Join CM James Coleman on a complete history of chess computers! Learn how they first became competitive with strong human opposition, through their ascendence to 3000+ Elo performance. 

  • How did engines first become competitive with strong human players?
  • What happened when engines challenged the world champion?
  • How have engines changed in recent years?
  • Can humans still stand a chance against machines?

Deep Thought: Computer Chess

Before Deep Blue, it was Deep Thought that shocked the world by defeating a titled player for the first time. CM James Coleman brings you the details.
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Beating Strong GMs: Computer Chess

By the late 1980s, chess computers were starting to defeat some of the strongest players in the world. Here you'll find some nice examples!
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Beating A World Champion: Computer Chess

Deep Blue might be the most famous engine in history because it defeated Garry Kasparov, the reigning world champion at the time. CM James Coleman explains how it happened.
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Fritz vs Junior: Computer Chess

By the 2000s, engines had overtaken humans as the top players in the world. Check out this amazing attacking game by Deep Junior.
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Kasparov Strikes Back: Computer Chess

In 2003 Garry Kasparov was able to demonstrate that engines were strong, but there were still some areas of the game that humans understood better.
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Hydra vs Adams: Computer Chess

By 2007 chess engines were already starting to advance past the point where humans could compete. CM James Coleman brings you one of the final man-vs-machine encounters between Hydra and GM Mickey Adams.
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Stockfish On The Attack: Computer Chess

Today, engines are too strong to play even matches against humans, but they still regularly produce brilliant games against each other. CM James Coleman demonstrates an amazing attack from Stockfish, one of the top engines in the world.
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Rybka vs Nakamura: Computer Chess

In one of the strangest games you'll ever see, in 2008, GM Hikaru Nakamura was able to take advantage of a flaw in the engine, to defeat Rybka, one of the strongest engines of the day.
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Rybka vs Shredder: Computer Chess

In the old days, engines were often accused of playing in a materialistic style. In this game from 2009, Rybka demonstrated that it had learned to play romantic, attacking chess as well as anyone.
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The Most Amazing Stalemate Of All Time: Computer Chess

Sometimes engines come up with tactics that a human would never see. CM James Coleman demonstrates an astounding stalemate trick in a match between the engines Shredder and Gull.
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Critter's Romantic Attack: Computer Chess

They're as modern as it gets, but sometimes computers take us back to the romantic era of chess. CM James Coleman demonstrates a great attack from the engine, Critter.
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Stockfish's Powerful Pawns: Computer Chess

Modern engines can combine brilliant sacrifices with positional depth. Check out an amazing Stockfish game, brought to you by CM James Coleman.
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Here Comes Alpha-Zero: Computer Chess

Alpha-Zero was a chess engine that taught itself how to play and became the strongest engine in the world! CM James Coleman brings you the full story.
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Lc0 vs Stockfish: Computer Chess

Leela Chess Zero, LC0 is the successor to Alpha-Zero and the top neural net engine today. Check out its amazing win against Stockfish!
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Humans Strike Back: Computer Chess

The engines reign supreme, but humans may still have a chance. Check out this heroic effort by GM Hikaru Nakamura.
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The Complete History Of Computer Chess

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Опубліковано November 23, 2021
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