Brains vs A.I. {Poker}

Brains vs A.I. [Poker] :Apr 24-May 8 80,000 handsWe knew Claudico was the strongest computer poker program in the world, but we had no idea before this competition how it would fare against four Top 10 poker players,” said Prof. Tuomas Sandholm, head of CMU’s Claudico project. The event was part … Continue reading

HIVE/Gen42

 Hive/Gen42:Hive is a board game with a difference. There is no board! The pieces are added to the playing area thus creating the board.Read more:  http://www.gen42.com/hive#ixzz3ZbVVXWFcWhile Hive has a distinct geometry and unique tactics, it echoes some concepts from chess. Pinning an enemy piece, by placing one of your own … Continue reading

WPT Amsterdam

 WPT Amsterdam: WPT Season 16  Kicks off !From Kahnawake, Quebec [May 1-6] to the Dutch City Amsterdam May 8-16Next event Jul 31 – Aug 4, 2015  Choctaw Casino Resort Durant, Oklahomahttp://www.worldpokertour.com/

The 47th Italian Teams

Champs.. Team Obiettivo Risarcimento PadovaThe 47th Italian Teams: 29 April - 3 May 2015. Hikaru Nakamura, Vachier-Lagrave Maxime, Etienne Bacrot played for Team  Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova who scored 11 points to secure the Title[Pic from Twitter  #cismaster2015]Nakamura went undefeated in the 3 games he played to help his team to victory ..Hikaru had a draw in round … Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend Backgammon/Chess

Memorial Day Weekend May 21 – May 25, 2015   Featuring$1,000 Added as a USBGF Prime TournamentThe 3rd Giants of Backgammon Invitational TournamentThe Backgammon Proficiency TestA Lecture by Giant #2 Michihito “Michy” Kageyama & Giant #13 Paul WeaverCarol Joy Cole’s Backgammon Boutiquehttp://chicagoopenbg.com/ 24th Chicago Open May 21-25, 2015The 24th Annual Chicago Open will … Continue reading