Rodent Karpov, the winner of the first Tactical vs Positional Challenge showed his class by defeating the 3300 level chess engine Komodo 10.4!
That’s right. Rodent Karpov, a version of Rodent that was […]
A few days ago, I introduced you to a Dutch master named Manuel Bosboom, a master who plays chess with a very unique brand of creativity and extreme aggression.
I mentioned that I’d received a reader email […]
So I received an email from a reader who is a big fan of Manuel Bosboom…
In the email, an Argentinian friend of ChessnCognac said:
…you are a person who does magic with the Rodent engine, creates […]
So I actually predicted wrong.
The first Tactical vs Positional match (more info here on this big news) has resulted in a narrow win for Rodent III Karpov over Critter 0.52b.
I’d seen some past games […]
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In discussions about style in chess or even chess engine playing styles, we often hear words like “tactical”, “aggressive” and […]
I like positional chess engines.
Although you mostly hear me talk about violent, aggressive, craaaazy attacking engines –
I really do love positional engines.
Watching them play gives you a sense that […]
OpenTal was a rebirth…
A rebirth of that cool, cigarette smoking 21-year old, with dark glaring eyes, supreme confidence and ultra deep concentration – the guy who left veteran chess grandmasters red-faced a […]
Weak color complexes are one of the most important, yet poorly understood elements of chess strategy.
So what made me want to teach you about Color Complexes today? Well, funnily enough, it was a chess lover […]
The training video above has chess strategies that’ll help you improve your chess.
Like all chessplayers, you’re sometimes in need of a few tricks up your sleeve for those times when the position turns against […]
I learn chess openings a little differently to most players…
The average club player learns chess openings by getting a book or course, learning the main lines, and then parroting them in their own […]
(Press the PLAY button above to view my Chess Journal app video review)
Back when I was an active tournament player, an app like Chess Journal would have been a lifesaver.
I played in chess tournaments […]
A fantastic mating attack by black, right?
The King of Kings 2.56 chess engine was recommended by some computer chess nuts somewhere on the net, and so I downloaded it and entered it into one of my […]
As a long-time Kramnik fanboy, I swore to be a long and bitter enemy of Veselin Topalov, and I’ll be honest, I tried to be — but every time I seen the Bulgarian GM win a game, it was absolutely bea […]
Last year I reviewed Pawel Kozioł’s Rodent chess engine and introduced you to my wild, aggressive Henny and Remy personalities which, even today are among my favorites.
Since then I’ve created close to a d […]
Brendan J. Norman wrote a new post, How to Play Dynamic Chess (and IGNORE Most Threats!) 1 year ago
Watching the video above on dynamic chess, It gradually becomes obvious that…
Playing aggressive, dynamic chess is mostly psychological…
If you want to become a dangerous attacking player, known for your […]
What’d you think of the video above? Was this AnMon chess engine lucky to “swindle” me or was it a fair result?
I actually think it was a fair result.
(BTW…If you just want to download AnMon, you can do so […]
Way back in August I wrote an article where I introduced a chess engine personality called “Johnny Hector”, which plays sword-swinging, crazy attacking chess!
This is the type of violent chess that’d have eve […]
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