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Interview with Alexander Lyashuk about the recent success of Lc0

Interview with Alexander Lyashuk about the recent success of Lc0

Alexander Lyashuk: I expect NNs to dominate computer chess

Stockfish wins the Premier Division, Lc0 qualifies for the Superfinal

Stockfish wins the Premier Division, Lc0 qualifies for the Superfinal

The dominance of Stockfish in the Top Chess Engine Championship continues full steam ahead. The open source engine by Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, Gary Linscott and a huge community of contributors, won the Premier Division of Season 14 convincingly, not losing a single game along the way. With the victory Stockfish qualifies for the Superfinal, [...]

First major title for a Neural Network in chess: LC0 wins TCEC Cup

First major title for a Neural Network in chess: LC0 wins TCEC Cup

Neural Network chess fans around the world are celebrating as the first major computer chess title for the self-learning engine Lc0 (Leela Chess Zero) is a fact. Lc0 conquered the golden medal of the TCEC Cup in a 32 player knockout against the best engines in the world. The only NN playing in the competition [...]

TCEC Cup 2 to start 17 January 2019

TCEC Cup 2 to start 17 January 2019

The second edition of TCEC Cup, the minor trophy of the Top Chess Engine Championship, is going to start this January 17th. It will be a knockout competition involving the 32 world’s best chess engines. TCEC Cup 2 consists of a total of 31 matches divided into sixteenth-final, eighth-final, quarter-final, semi-final and final. For an [...]

Tata Steel 2019

Tata Steel 2019

The first super tournament of the year is about to start

Tata Steel Chess 2019 LIVE!

Tata Steel Chess 2019 LIVE!

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Komodo MCTS (Monte Carlo Tree Search) is the new star of TCEC

Komodo MCTS (Monte Carlo Tree Search) is the new star of TCEC

Interview with Mark Lefler and Larry Kaufman

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 – tiebreaks LIVE!

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 – tiebreaks LIVE!

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Caruana – Carlsen 2018 game 12 LIVE!

Caruana – Carlsen 2018 game 12 LIVE!

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Carlsen – Caruana 2018 game 11 LIVE!

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 game 11 LIVE!

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