Tata Steel 2016 / Round 13 / Final

Evgeny Tomashevsky Tomashevsky was the “Superman” in the last round.  He took out a potential tournament winner/contender in the last round – Fabiano Caruana.  As Carlsen drew his game, a rather long one, that means that Magnus Carlsen wins the Tata Steel Tournament for 2016. The other decisive game in the last … Continue reading

Quantum Chess Challenge

Quantum Chess Challenge:Caltech’s Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (http://iqim.caltech.edu) in association with Trouper Productions (http://trouper.net) bring you a chess match for the ages: Paul Rudd vs Stephen Hawking in a game of Quantum Chess, narrated by Keanu Reeves. Hawking                         RuddThe game is real and the stakes are high as the … Continue reading

Tata Steel 2016 / Round 11

Liren Ding Carlsen wins; Caruana draws; Ding wins.This puts Magnus in first place by a full point with now – two rounds to go. Click On The Left Diagram – Carlsen versus Hou – A Beautiful King & Pawn Ending.Click On The Right Diagram – Tomashevsky versus Ding.       #NamePtsSB1Carlsen, Magnus839.52Caruana, Fabiano739.253Ding, Liren6.531.254Giri, … Continue reading