Mastering Chess and Shogi by Self-Play with a General Reinforcement Learning Algorithm David Silver,1∗ Thomas Hubert,1∗ Julian Schrittwieser,1∗ Ioannis Antonoglou,1 Matthew Lai,1 Arthur Guez,1 Marc Lanctot,1 Laurent Sifre,1 Dharshan Kumaran,1 Thore Graepel,1 Timothy Lillicrap,1 Karen Simonyan,1 Demis Hassabis1 1DeepMind, 6 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. ∗These authors contributed equally to … Continue reading

American Chess Magazine

American Chess Magazine Making American Chess Great Again…..   American Chess Magazine – Issue No.1Celebrating The Resurgence Of US ChessThe international team that has in the last six years restored the legendary Chess Informant to its former glory, and more recently revamped the 135–year–old British Chess Magazine, has now been encouraged to … Continue reading

Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League

 Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess LeagueWorld Champion GM Magnus Carlsen will lead the Norway Gnomes, while world number-two GM Fabiano Caruana will play for Montreal Chessbrahs.Matches are slated to begin January 11, 2017 with most competitions on Wednesdays (league night) and a few inter-league matches on Saturdays. After a 10-week regular season, the playoffs … Continue reading

English chess pawned

Grandmaster crash: the inside story of how English chess pawned its futureThe government’s ruling that the game is not a fully fledged sport denies British chess the recognition and financial support it needs to compete with established giants such as Russia and Ukraine, and fast-rising powers such as China and … Continue reading