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03h51 23  décembre
Hourly Bullet Arena Chess Tournament 255
This is a 27-minute bullet chess tournament (Hourly Bullet Arena) I competed in on lichess.org while livestreaming at http: twitch.tv ChessNetwork. Time controls are 1 minute per player. I’m a self-taught National Master in chess out of Pennsylvania, USA who was introduced to the game by my...
15h05 18  décembre
Tuesday Knight Blitz Swiss December 15th, 2020
This is a Swiss format chess tournament I created and livestreamed on December 15th, 2020 for team ChessNetwork on lichess. It consisted of 9 rounds of 3 2 Blitz. In a Swiss tournament, each competitor does not necessarily play all other entrants. Competitors meet one-on-one in each round and are...
06h28 02  décembre
Maia Chess: A human-like neural network chess engine
Microsoft researchers and collaborators at the University of Toronto and Cornell University have created chess AI that better matches human play at various skill levels. Unlike AlphaZero and LeelaZero which learned through self-play, Maia learns from millions of online human games. At this time 9...
04h59 27  novembre
Can you beat Beth Harmon’s bots?
I play 7 blitz chess games (3 2 & 5 5) against Beth Harmon’s bots. In the Netflix series ’The Queen’s Gambit’, we observe the character Beth Harmon grow in both age and chess rating. The age rating of each Beth Harmon bot I play is: Age 8 (800); Age 9 (1200); Age 10 (1600); Age 15 (1880); Age 17 ...
10h41 24  novembre
Beautiful Composition in ’The Queen’s Gambit’
Featured is a chess composition posed to the character Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) from the Netflix series ’The Queen’s Gambit’. In the series, only the first correct move to the composition’s solution is shared. In this video I share the composition’s solution in full; it is one that has both...
10h35 14  octobre
Powerhorse - Magnus Carlsen vs Aryan Tari Norway Chess 2020
This is a round 8 game between Magnus Carlsen and Aryan Tari from the 2020 Altibox Norway Chess tournament. This all Norwegian battle enters a Ruy Lopez with Magnus Carlsen opting for the simple and solid 6.d3. Aryan Tari had many opportunities to change the character of the pawn structure with a...
10h36 12  octobre
The Dark Knights - Aryan Tari vs Alireza Firouzja Norway Chess 2020
This is a round 6 game between Aryan Tari and Alireza Firouzja from the 2020 Altibox Norway Chess tournament. The opening is a Caro-Kann, Exchange variation. Firouzja tries to deploy his queen bishop outside the pawn chain, but Tari’s early questioning of the bishop with h3 kicks it back behind...
09h11 09  octobre
Magnus Namaste Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana Norway Chess 2020
This is a round 4 game between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana from the 2020 Altibox Norway Chess tournament. With a no handshake rule in place for this tournament, Carlsen opened with a Namaste to Caruana. The opening of the game was a Nimzo-Indian Defense, with Carlsen opting for the...
08h49 06  octobre
7 Passed Pawns - Duda vs Firouzja Norway Chess 2020
This is a round 1 game between Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Alireza Firouzja from the 2020 Altibox Norway Chess tournament. The opening is a Caro-Kann, Classical variation, mainline where play turns sharp with opposite sides castling. Firouzja sacrifices a pawn to generate pressure against Duda’s king. A...
23h22 17  septembre
Streamers Team ChessNetwork Battle September 2020
This is the 7th Streamers Battle, and it was held on lichess.org on September 14, 2020. 10 teams competed in this 2-hour event of 3 0 blitz. Team ChessNetwork was the team I competed for, naturally, along with 539 teammates. Members of the same team do not get paired against each other. The sum of...
02h37 29  août
Eastern Bullet Arena Chess Tournament 254
This is a 1-hour bullet chess tournament (Eastern Bullet Arena) I competed in on lichess.org while livestreaming at http: twitch.tv ChessNetwork. Time controls are 1 minute per player. I’m a self-taught National Master in chess out of Pennsylvania, USA who was introduced to the game by my father...
05h42 23  août
Magnus Carlsen fights for 1,250 Titled Arena, August 2020
This is a 2-hour bullet chess tournament (Lichess Titled Arena August 2020) I provided commentary on. I followed the games of World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, who played under the account DrNykterstein for this event. I streamed the tournament at twitch.tv ChessNetwork. Lichess Titled Arena...
00h13 07  août
Capablanca beats Music Professor in 22 moves
This game between José Raà l Capablanca, the 3rd World Chess Champion, and Marc Fonaroff, a Music Professor who taught the violin, was played in New York in 1918. It’s regarded by many as a brilliancy, and one of the prettiest games played by Capablanca. It’s my hope the viewer walks away from this...
02h28 27  juillet
Magnus Carlsen is back in the ring Titled Arena, July 2020
This is a 2-hour bullet chess tournament (Lichess Titled Arena July 2020) I provided commentary on. I followed the games of World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, who played under the account DrNykterstein for this event. I streamed the tournament at twitch.tv ChessNetwork. Lichess Titled Arena...
06h31 28  juin
Magnus Carlsen gets mic dropped Titled Arena, June 2020
This is a 2-hour bullet chess tournament (Lichess Titled Arena June 2020) I provided commentary on. I followed the games of World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, who played under the account DrNykterstein for this event. I streamed the tournament at twitch.tv ChessNetwork. Lichess Titled Arena...