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Playing Chess in the Age of AlfaZero

Chess is a fascinating game that hasn’t lost its appeal even after the strongest human player of the time was finally defeated by a computer. I refer to the historical 1997 face-off between Garry Kasparov and IBM’s Deep Blue. In … Continue reading

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Cheating in Chess (Not again!)

In my previous post, I wrote about how the lichess.org platform can detect and reprimand cheaters who play online by using strong chess programs to win.  When lichess.org detects cheating by comparing moves actually made with the top moves recommended by … Continue reading

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I Lost to a Cheater (in Chess)

I started playing online chess a few weeks ago (partly because I was tired of being tortured by my iPad chess program) and received this notification (and a nice point bonus with it): “You lost to a cheater!” Basically, what this means is … Continue reading

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