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THE TOP Chess Engines Competition (TCEC) continues to throw up some amazing games. In the 18th series, Stockfish gained revenge over Leela Chess Zero, regaining its crown with a 23-16 victory (with 61 draws) in the final. Arguably the most impressive win, though, was Leela’s from the 65th game, where

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Playing the Stonewall Dutch by Nikola Sedlak (Paperback)
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Playing the Stonewall Dutch by Nikola Sedlak (Paperback)A bold repertoire against 1.d4The Dutch Defence is one of Black’s most combative responses to 1.d4, and the Stonewall is the boldest version of this opening. Black immediately seizes space in the centre and clamps down on the e4-square, laying the foundations for

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Think Like A Machine (Hardback)by Noam Manella and Zeev ZoharCooperation between computer advancement and human creativity could form the basis for a leap forward in chess thinking. In Think Like a Machine the boundaries of human thinking are confronted with computer analysis to inspire an expansion in human thinking. In

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FABIANO Caruana lost narrowly to Magnus Carlsen in last Sunday’s Clutch Chess International final. The world number two inflicted four defeats on the world champion in 12 games; Carlsen won five games and three were drawn. The match was played online at a fast time limit of 10 minutes plus

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Mind Master - Viswanathan Anand
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Mind Master – Viswanathan AnandWinning Lessons from a Champion’s LifeFew people know better than Viswanathan Anand how to tackle the gravest obstacles and overcome the toughest odds. From the time he learnt to move pieces on a chess board as a six-year-old, Vishy – as Anand is fondly known –

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CHESS Magazine - June 2020
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CHESS Magazine – June 2020All Aboard the Online ExpressMagazine, 60 pages All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine and more! Regular features include: How Good is Your Chess? by GM Daniel King, Saunders on Chess, Find the Winning Moves, Never Mind the Grandmasters…, Studies, Home & Overseas News, Forthcoming Events Calendar and Book Reviews. In this issue:

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Komodo Chess 14 - Double world champion
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Komodo Chess 14 – 64 Bit Multiprocessor Version (PC-DVD)Double world champion, quick change artist, expert analystKomodo 14 thinks like no other chess programInspired by AlphaZero, two years ago Komodo programmers GM Larry Kaufman and Mark Lefler began to redevelop their engine from the ground up. A good decision, since Komodo

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Sultan Khan: Chess Champion of the British Empire by Daniel King
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Sultan Khan: Chess Champion of the British Empire by Daniel KingThe fascinating story of a humble Indian servant who stunned the chess world. Hardly anyone paid attention when Sultan Khan arrived in London on April 26, 1929. A humble servant from a village in the Punjab, Khan had little formal education

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The Benoni is Back in Business by Rustam Kasimdzhanov (PC-DVD)
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The Benoni is Back in Business by Rustam Kasimdzhanov (PC-DVD)The Benoni is characterised by the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 and is a popular opening weapon amongst club players. On top level it’s a rarer guest but with this DVD Rustam Kasimdzhanov, opening expert and second and coach

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