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  • Complications | 53 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Here’s a complicated game I played this last weekend. It also took almost 4 hours, which is one of my longest games so far. I think I kept my position alive by finding tactical resources, though my Dad says I was lost at various points and should have advanced my queenside pawns. In any case […]
  • Η Τεχνητή Νοημοσύνη στα σκακιστικά προγράμματα | 17 hours and 29 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Παρουσίαση με θέμα: Η Τεχνητή νοημοσύνη στα σκακιστικά προγράμματα. 1. Επεξήγηση των τρόπων που τα σκακιστικά προγράμματα αποφασίζουν την κίνηση τους. 2. Παρτίδες από το ματς μεταξύ υπολογιστών AlphaZero – Stockfish 28-0 και 72...
  • Jonny is the winner of TCEC Div 2 | 19 hours and 30 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Jonny and Laser qualify for First Division
  • Αδέσποτα Σκυλιά | 19 hours and 48 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Το σκάκι, στην ταινία του Σαμ Πένκιπα «Αδέσποτα Σκυλιά» (Straw Dogs), του 1971, με πρωταγωνιστές τον Ντάστιν Χόφμαν και την Σούζαν Τζωρτζ. Είναι ένα σκοτεινό, ψυχολογικό δράμα καθημερινότητας βασισμένο στο μυθιστόρημα του...
  • Black Belt Chess | 1 day ago | Reads: 2
    You will be aware that, if you’re a practitioner of martial arts, you will be able to earn different coloured belts depending on your level of skill. If you’re learning a musical instrument you’ll be able to take grade exams at various levels. I’ve spoken to children who take part in other activities such as […]
  • The Value of the Pawns and Pieces | 2 days ago | Reads: 3
    I’m currently writing a chess book for beginners and thought I’d give you a sample from that book regarding the value of the pawns and pieces. This article is based on discussions I’ve had with my students over the years regarding this topic and is based on those conversations. Knowing how much the individual members […]
  • From Antalya to Moscow, an unexpected handshake | 2 days and 8 hours ago | Reads: 3
    The political season is officially open
  • Παρουσίαση του βιβλίου του Αχιλλέα Ζωγράφου “Music and Chess. Apollo meets Caissa” | 2 days and 18 hours ago | Reads: 3
    (Η πρόσκληση μεγεθύνεται με κλικ). Ο γνωστός σκακιστής, ΥΜ του ΣΟ Αμπελοκήπων, καθηγητής στο Μουσικό Γυμνάσιο Παλλήνης, φίλος και πολύ αγαπητός στην σκακιστική κοινότητα Αχιλλέας Ζωγράφος τα δυο μεγάλα πάθη της ζωής...
  • IV Floripa Chess Open 2018 | 2 days and 22 hours ago | Reads: 6
    IV Floripa Chess Open 2018 will be held from 19 to 25 january in Florianópolis. The tournament is 9 round Swiss. There will be more then 420 participants.The top players are GM Julio Granda Zuniga, GM Axel Bachmann, GM Neuris Delgado, GM Alexandre Fier etc..       Starting rank No. Name RtgI 1 GM [...]
  • Elections in Russian Chess Federation | 3 days and 5 hours ago | Reads: 5
    Chess players, coaches, organizers and arbiters, who represent 21 regions of the Russian Federation, nominate Andrey Filatov as candidate for the position of the President of the all-Russian non-governmental organization “Russian Chess Federation”. Respective representations and protocols of election meetings (conferences), which had taken place in Saint Petersburg, the Republic of...
  • 12th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov | 3 days and 5 hours ago | Reads: 6
    The Uzbekistan Chess Federation is holding the international chess tournament 12th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, from 22nd April to 1st May, 2018, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Tournament is a 9-round Swiss in two sections – main group A and group B for the juniors under 12 years. [...]
  • Εισαγωγή στην λύση, του Παναγιώτη Κονιδάρη | 3 days and 5 hours ago | Reads: 7
    Εισαγωγή στην λύση σκακιστικών προβλημάτων1) ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΔΕΙΣ ΟΡΙΣΜΟΙΣκακιστικό Πρόβλημα ονομάζουμε μια κατασκευασμένη θέση (από έναν συνθέτη) στην οποία καλούμαστε να επιτύχουμε ματ (συνήθως με τα λευκά, αλλά στα selfmate...
  • FIDE inspection for Chess Olympiad in Batumi | 3 days and 10 hours ago | Reads: 6
    The Chess Olympiad is one of the major events in the world of sports, attracting more than 180 countries and around 4,000 athletes and officials. This year Georgia will be organizing the 43rd Chess Olympiad. This large-scale event will start in Batumi on September 23 and end on October 6. Sixteen countries had participated in [...]
  • Belarus Women’s Championship 2018 live | 3 days and 17 hours ago | Reads: 6
    Belarus Women’s Championship 2018 is 12 players round robin tournament , which will be held from 17 to 28 january in Minsk.The venue is National Historical Museum. Theatre. Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish. More live [...]
  • Tata Steel Coverage | 4 days ago | Reads: 8
    There’s some nice coverage of the Tata Steel tournament on Youtube right now. Here’s the round 5 video: Nigel Davies