News about Garry Kasparov

  • Garry Kasparov on the most likely next challenger to Magnus Carlsen
    Garry Kasparov joined the podcast host Tyler Cowen for the latter’s program/podcast called Conversations with Tyler. In that episode, Kasparov discussed his views and opinions about AI (Artificial Intelligence), chess, and the future of creativity. Towards the end of the interview, Cowen asked Kasparov who he thinks will be the most likely next challenger to … Continue reading “Garry Kasparov on the most likely next challenger to Magnus Carlsen”

  • World Champions Ranked by CAPS has recently developed a tool that evaluates the strength of play for any chess player, or the quality of moves of any chess game. They call it the Computer Aggregated Precision Score (or CAPS). Essentially, what CAPS does is evaluate a player’s game (or set of games) and assess its moves for its accuracy … Continue reading “World Champions Ranked by CAPS”

  • Computer Style of Playing Chess
    This NPR article entitled, “20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard“, describes best the playing style of computers vs. humans: “And in those borderline cases when it’s not obvious that you have to retreat, chess players tend to not like to retreat,” Polgar says. “Let’s say you move a knight … Continue reading “Computer Style of Playing Chess”

  • Watch: Documentary of the Kasparov-Karpov Rivalry in the World Championships
  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Awarding Ceremony Pictures
    Doesn’t Wesley So look good with the trophy and in barong?

  • Retirement Age for Chess
    ‘Lie low’ might be a better term, but what are the signs?

  • The Greatest World Championship Rivalry
    Over six years and five matches, Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov waged the greatest struggle ever for the World Championship.

  • Viktor Korchnoi dies at the age of 85
    Farewell to the strongest player never to have become world champion.

  • Who will win if Bobby played Karpov in 1975?
    Susan Polgar: I think it would have been very close. However, Bobby would have had a small edge due to his greater experience at that time.

  • Wesley So vs. Garry Kasparov Round 10 Video Coverage
    Remember that super game by GM Wesley So? This is how it unfolded.

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