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CHESS#1252

Asian Championships in Chengdu will qualify five players for the World Cup.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2017

CHESS#1278

Google subsidiary Deep Mind released a paper describing how its AI, AlphaZero, thrashed the strong chess program Stockfish8.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 8th, 2017

A New Overlord: Google’s AI DeepMind Masters Chess and Dominates the Game in Just Four Hours

Playing 100 matches against the reigning computer champion, Google's Alphazero came out on top......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 7th, 2017

CHESS#1277

R Praggnanandhaa shares third in the World Juniors with two rounds to go.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 24th, 2017

A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus Carlsen. He Had One Month to Train.

Max Deutsch, a speed learner who conquered back-flips, Hebrew and perfect pitch, is testing the limits of self-improvement. Next up: the world’s greatest chess player......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 18th, 2017

CHESS#1276

The Champions Showdown in St Louis may result in two innovations.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 2017

A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus Carlsen. He Had One Month to Train

Max Deutsch, a speed learner who conquered back-flips, Hebrew and perfect pitch, is testing the limits of self-improvement. Next up: the world’s greatest chess player......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 17th, 2017

Saudi Arabia Is Hosting A Chess Tournament And Top Players Are Boycotting In Protest

Around 150 players are boycotting this year's chess championship......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

CHESS#1275

The Uzbek prodigy, Nodibirek Abdusattorov, has completed his GM title.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 3rd, 2017

CHESS#1274

On one famous occasion, Michael Adams set up an opening position wrong while preparing for a Candidates match against Viswanathan Anand!.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 27th, 2017

CHESS#1273

Since it's Diwali, let's do a run through of some of the stuff on every serious player's wish-list.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 20th, 2017

CHESS#1272

Canadian GM Kovalyov withdrew after being berated and threatened for wearing shorts.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 13th, 2017

Myths And Facts About Superintelligent AI

We live in an era of self driving cars, autonomous drones, deep learning algorithms, computers that beat humans at chess and go, and so on. So i.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 12th, 2017

JEFFERIES: Google has "the right pieces in place to win the race" to a $1 trillion valuation (GOOG, GOOGL)

Getty ImagesIf this were a game of chess, Alphabet's Google is several moves ahead. Google has&nb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

CHESS#1271

The proliferation of big, high prize money Opens in the last couple of years has led to "democratisation".....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 6th, 2017

CHESS#1270

Levon Aronian won the World Cup, beating Ding Liren in a tiebreaker.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 29th, 2017

CHESS#1269

The World Cup finals will see Levon Aronian taking on Ding Liren.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 22nd, 2017

CHESS#1268

The World Cup saw a series of high-rated players including three of the highest class, leaving the stage.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 15th, 2017

Why the world"s toughest maths problems are much harder than a chess puzzle

The n-queens completion puzzle is a form of mathematical problem common in computer science.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 11th, 2017

CHESS#1267

Round one of the World Cup marked the end of an era when Anand was knocked out by Kovalyov.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 8th, 2017

U.S. Returns Antique Chess Set Owned by Saddam Hussein, Stolen During 2003 Invasion

The stolen artifact has been returned to Iraqi officials in Baghdad......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 4th, 2017