The World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018 / Blitz FINAL

The World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018 / Blitz Final  Golden Magnus Carlsen wins Back to Back World Blitz Championships … Undefeated with a score 17/21   GM Jan-Krysztof Duda  from Poland with an insane performance only to win Silver… American GM Hikaru Nakamura is a double Bronze winner of this… Continue reading

The World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018 / RAPID FINAL

The World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018 / RAPID FINAL     The last Rounds 11-15 of King Salman World Rapid Championship ended today the Winner of the Open Section  was Duanill Dubov (Russia)   GOLD Daniil Dubov .. undefeated 7 wins [5 wins with Black] 8 Draws 0 Lost… Continue reading

The World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018 /Day 2

The World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018 /Day 2 The World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018 is being held in Saint Petersburg Russia. World Rapid Championships December 26-28 – World Blitz Championships December 29-30  Top 10 Day One  results..[Rounds 1-5] [chess-results.com] Rapid: 15 minutes + 10 seconds increment per move, starting… Continue reading

The Guardian

   The Guardian Sun 23 Dec 2018 02.00 EST   [Excerpt] The science stories that shook 2018 … Guest scientists pick the breakthroughs and discoveries that defined their year…   Artificial intelligence got even smarter   AlphaZero delivers world-beating performances in three games.    Artificial intelligence (AI) has continued to make great strides in… Continue reading

World Title Dams 2018

Yes  World Title Dams (International Checkers) 2018   Schwarzman – Boomstra World title match draughts between Roel Boomstra (Ned) and Alexander Schvartsman (Rus) On Friday, December 28, the opening game of the world title match draughts will take place in Leeuwarden Netherlands.. From that day on, current champion Alexander Schvartsman… Continue reading

London Chess Classic 2018 / Rounds 11-16 Rapids/Blitz / Final

by National Life Master Loal Davis   Scoring: In the Standard play games, a win shall score 6 points, a draw 3 points and a loss 0 points. In the Rapid games, a win shall score 4 points, a draw 2 points and a loss 0 points. In the Blitz… Continue reading