I received Fritz 16 for Christmas. So I thought I would play a quick game against it. Here is that game. I enjoy the little yellow Rook commenting as I played. Fritz thought it was ahead pretty much the whole game. In the end with opposite color Bishops it agreed to a draw.
In Part 1 we looked at how we can find and use master game databases online. In Part 2 we will see how to get a database of our games. Then in Part 3 we will look at some ways to study that data to improve our game. First you need a database of your… Continue reading Study With A Database Part 2: Your Games
When Gary Kasparov lost to Deep Blue he lost to a database of knowledge gathered by mankind for over 500 years, administered by man made algorithms that applied that knowledge. Today Google’s DeepMind learned the game of chess and a few hours later had created it’s own knowledge base. Then it crushed the current world… Continue reading A New Force In The Universe
You can read about it from the BBC report here BBC Story. The games can be viewed here. Click Here For The Games Watch this interview about the implications for chess. One game analysed on Youtube. Watch Peter Heine Nielsen on AlphaZero beating Stockfish from Chess on www.twitch.tv
Of course humans can no longer compete with computers. Here however I do crush Chess.com’s online Computer – Medium in a blitz game. Each side had 3 minutes for the game, plus 2 second per move. The same time controls. This time the opponent is Computer – Hard!