King Salman World Blitz and Rapid Championships

For the 1st time in Saudi Arabia, the world chess championships (Rapids and Blitz)  will start on Tuesday DEC 26 .. Where ?  The  APEX Convention Center with the participation of  over 200 international players .. Visa’s were secured for the participants of Iran and Qatar.. “FIDE would like to… Continue reading


GCT LONDON CHESS CLASSIC / Final Fabiano Caruana  wins  the London chess classic..winning round 9 against Mickey Adams then defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi  in the Tie Breaker showdown…  Magnus Carlsen  clinches the first prize in the overall Grand Chess Tour.     Caruana, Fabiano (2799) – Adams, Michael (2715)  9th London… Continue reading


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