A SAKK MEGVOLT, A GO MEGVOLT, JÖHET A STARCRAFT!

A SAKK MEGVOLT, A GO MEGVOLT, JÖHET A STARCRAFT! Pár hete nagy port vert fel, amikor a Google mesterséges intelligenciája, az AlphaGo megverte a több ezer éves kínai táblás játék, a go egyik nagymesterét és sokszoros bajnokát, a dél-koreai Lee Sedolt. Méghozzá meggyőző fölénnyel, 4:1 arányban. (Egyébként volt pénzdíj is, egymillió dollár, a Google rögtön lepasszolta jótékony célra az UNICEF-nek.) Miután mindenki kirémüldözte magát, hogy most aztán mindjárt itt van a Skynet meg a Mátrix, okosabbak lesznek nálunk a gépek, és mind meghalunk, egy...

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GM Miroslav Markovic is 2016 Serbian Chess Champion

GM Miroslav Markovic is 2016 Serbian Chess Champion The Serbian Individual Chess Championship took place from 11-19th April, 2016, in Pirot. The event was a 10 player round robin with classical time control. GM Miroslav Markovic is the new champion after concluding the tournament with 7,0/9 points. Markovic was 1998 Yugoslav champion and world top-100 player in 1999, but he hasn’t played much in the recent years. GM Branko Damljanovic tried to catch the winner but he over-pushed in the last round and lost to GM Danilo Milanovic. Talented juniors Milan Zajic and Vuk Djordjevic finished in...

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European Senior Team Championships 2016

European Senior Team Championships 2016 The European Chess Union is organizing the European Senior Team Championships 2016 from 19th to 27th April at Anthemus Sea Resort, Halkidiki, Greece. There are two separate championships: category 50+ for players who were born in the year 1966 or earlier, and category 65+ for the players who were born in the year 1951 or earlier. Team rosters are below. Tournament director is IO Nikolaos Kalesis and chief arbiter is IA Sotiris Logothetis. More information on the official website. http://www.chess2016.org/       European Senior Team Championships...

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DOUBLE TITLE FOR GAWAIN JONES IN DUBAI

DOUBLE TITLE FOR GAWAIN JONES IN DUBAI Final Ranking after 9 Rounds Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4 1 13 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2650 7,5 0,5 49,5 46,0 6,0 2 10 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2656 7,5 0,5 49,0 45,5 6,0 3 23 GM Savchenko Boris RUS 2607 7,0 0,0 49,5 46,5 7,0 4 19 GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2619 7,0 0,0 45,5 42,0 6,0 5 14 GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2648 7,0 0,0 45,0 42,5 6,0 6 39 GM Darini Pouria IRI 2496 7,0 0,0 44,0 40,0 5,0 7 4 GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB 2679 7,0 0,0 42,5 40,5 5,0 8 28 GM Antipov Mikhail...

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FIDE GP in Batumi – Opening Ceremony

FIDE GP in Batumi – Opening Ceremony 3rd Women FIDE GP Series 2015/16, 20 Apr – 2 May 2016, Batumi (Georgia) 3rd Women FIDE GP Series 2015/16, 20 Apr – 4 May 2016, Batumi (Georgia) The FIDE Women Grand Prix Batumi will take place April 19 – May 3 in Georgia. The participants list is headed by the ex-World Champions Mariya Muzhychuk and Alexandra Kosteniuk. The other competitors are Anna Muzychuk, Nana Dzagnidze, Zhao Xue, Valentina Gunina, Bela Khotenashvili, Lela Javakhishvili, Nino Batsiashvili, Almira Skripchenko, Elina Danielian, and Olga Girya. This is going to be...

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