AlphaZero 

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

Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League

  Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League World 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… Continue reading