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Mark Weeks
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2018 Carlsen - Caruana, the First Week
Every time the World Championship hits the global village, the hubbub is even louder than it was for the previous event. It's impossible to keep up with all developments, so I'll just note some of the highlights and set some pointers to find more. The first...
2018 Carlsen - Caruana, the First Week
2018 Carlsen - Caruana, the First Week
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World Championship Yahoos
In last month's wrapup of chess news reported by the mainstream press, October Yahoos ,
I wrote, Let's hope that 'November Yahoos' will be filled with stories about next month's 2018 Carlsen - Caruana match. No need to wait until end-November to survey the ...
World Championship Yahoos
World Championship Yahoos
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Stockfish Wins TCEC Season 13 (and Everything Else)
In Catching Up with Engine Competitions (October 2018), I took a checkpoint on the progress of two major computer chess tournaments. What has happened in the four intervening weeks? TCEC S13 Stockfish beat Komodo +16-6=78 to win the TCEC Season 13 Superfina...
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'The World Is Watching'
Today is the rest day after the first two games of the 2018 Carlsen - Caruana title match. For the blog's November video let's look at what's available from YouTube's World Chess channel, the organizer of the event.

So far the channel offers:- Opening Pres...
'The World Is Watching'
'The World Is Watching'
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Bitcoin in the News : 2018-10 More++
In my previous post, Bitcoin in the News : 2018-10 Price ,
I observed, The price moved mostly sideways during the month. The exceptions were two sharp shifts with a large spike in volume, where a mouseover on Cointelegraph's original chart generates crossha...
Bitcoin in the News : 2018-10 More++
Bitcoin in the News : 2018-10 More++
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GPU Pricing
Let's say I want to buy one of those machines featured in my previous post, GPU Configurations .
How much money will I have to shake out of the piggy bank? The 'Lambda Blade' link I referenced leads to another page Blade : Customize .
There are three config...
GPU Pricing
GPU Pricing
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Match Tales from the Twittersphere
The much anticipated 2018 Carlsen - Caruana World Championship match starts tomorrow and journalistic protocol requires at least a perfunctory nod. What is Twitter saying about it? On top of writing about the match itself, the Twitter angle gives me the cha...
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2018 Carlsen - Caruana, Warmup
With the 2018 Carlsen - Caruana title match due to start in two days, the entire chess world turns its attention to London. First, here's a summary of pre-match posts on this blog:- 2018-08-08: News about 2018 Carlsen - Caruana 2018-09-19: 2018 Carlsen - Ca...
2018 Carlsen - Caruana, Warmup
2018 Carlsen - Caruana, Warmup
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Chess in Antarctica
That's the South Pole in the crosshairs on the map of Antarctica. The word 'McMurdo' is to its left. May 1964, Source unknown The accompanying newspaper clipping said, CHESS ON ICE •
Static Stops Play A chess tournament between Christchurch [New Zealand] pl...
Chess in Antarctica
Chess in Antarctica
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So Many Ideas, So Little Time
In last week's post, Happy 10th Anniversary, Stockfish! ,
I noted, The name of choice for the commemorative release was 'Stockfish X', but with only a few days to go, it doesn't look like anything special is going to happen. And nothing did happen. Let's co...
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