U.S. National Checker Tournament

U.S. National Checker Tournament:U.S. National is July 27-30 in Branson, Missouri with prize fund of over $18,000 expected..4 days {WED-SUN} 10 rounds of 3 Move play..WHERE : Honeysuckle Inn & Conference Center, 3598 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway, Branson, MO 65616 | ‏‎888-561-3945 | 800-491-9657 or‎ 417-335-2030. www.honeysuckleinn.com   Player’s rate for double queens … Continue reading

AlphaGo No. 1 Go player

AlphaGo is now the world’s No 1 Go player..According to the latest ranking of GoRating, AlphaGo replaced Chinese player Ke Jie Monday to become the world’s No 1 Go player, the first non-human to win the honor. Rumors about AlphaGo facing off against Ke Jie after winning against Lee Sedol  was denied … Continue reading

GAYP World Title Match /Final

GAYP World Title Match /Final World Champion Borghetti Unifies the World Championships Titles in GAYP and 3 Move Restriction ..Michele Borghetti  25 – 23 Sergio Scarpetta(BING translated)…The title of world champion in checkers, specialty English for free opening, it changes the way but remains in Italy. He won the Challenger, Michael Balsamo … Continue reading

BILBAO CHESS MASTERS/RD 4

by National Life Master Loal Davis  Another scintillating win by World Champion Magnus Carlsen; this time at the expense of Wesley So. Carlsen,Magnus (NOR) – So,Wesley (USA)IX Bilbao Masters Final 2016 (4), 16.07.2016 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.d3The Steinitz variation. Wilhelm really liked this conservative/solid move as White or Black. The … Continue reading

BILBAO CHESS MASTERS/RD 3

by National Life Master Loal Davis Magnus Carlsen (standing left) overlooking Sergey Karjakin (seated). A crushing victory today with Carlsen (White) beating Karjakin (Black).  A portend of things to come? Carlsen,Magnus (NOR) – Karjakin,Sergey (RUS)IX Bilbao Masters Final 2016 (3), 15.07.2016 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.c3 Nf6 4.Be2 These last two moves were most … Continue reading