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Alpha Zero and the Break of Chess Traditionalism
You can call me a traditionalist, a very closed-minded one. But as a caveman ---if you like--- there's something I care the most, and that's the true foundations of what I love. While thousands of chess enthusiasts went crazy this week discussing online the wonderful moves of Google's Alpha Zero…

Abuse of Engines and Lack of Respect for the Chess Master
A couple of weeks ago I finished reading 'King's Indian Warfare’ (Quality Chess), an interesting journey conducted with mastery by the creative Israeli GM Ilya Smirin, and ended up marveled at the huge respect cast by him on his great opponents. This book suggested me one question ---besides many venomous…

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