2 Results for month: 09/2015

Chess crisis? What chess crisis?

Many leading players have not been shy about expounding their opinions about either the state of affairs of the opening phase or the effect of the computer compounding the problem. We have quoted Anand above, but among many others: Ljubomir Ljubojevic, Aleksandr Grischuk, Shakhriyah Mamedyarov, Hikaru Nakamura have expressed a variety of ... More

The current state of the game and world of chess

The enormous influence of powerful personal computers and readily available chess software on chess has brought changes so that many recognize that is now “a different game”. For instance, Vladimir Kramnik states: “I don’t know whether computers are improving the style of play, I know they are changing it. Chess has become a ... More