May 28, 2017

Top 10 contenders to dethrone Magnus Carlsen

10. Murzin Volodar (age 10) Rating:2315 He is born July 18th, 2006 in Russia. He is currently number 2 under 12 player in the world. With his 10 years, big potential and 2315 rating points he is contender number 10 to dethrone Magnus Carlsen. Until he becomes a world class chess player probably someone else will have that chance before him including our number […]
March 31, 2017

Top 10 strongest chess engines

10.Deep Blue (rating: unknown) Deep Blue, computer chess-playing system designed by IBM in the early 1990s. As the successor to Chiptest and Deep Thought, earlier purpose-built chess computers, Deep Blue was designed to succeed where all others had failed. In 1996 it made history by defeating Russian Grandmaster Garry Kasparov in one of their six games—the first time a computer […]
March 17, 2017

Top 10 biggest chess talents ever

Have you ever wondered who is the greatest player of all time? Could you imagine if we have a time machine, and we could make a match between Fischer and Carlsen? Who would win? Unfortunately, we don’t have that kind of device. Carlsen and Wesley So can play more accurate than Capablanca did 100 years ago. That is because they have all […]
February 26, 2017

Top 10 best chess books

10.Zurich International Chess Tournament, 1953 – David Bronstein The book of a strong tournament is more than just a games collection. When its participants are the world’s strongest players . . . the tournament as a whole represents a step forward in the development of chess creativity. We may take as examples of such tournaments the events at Hastings 1895, […]