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Rank and File | Artificial intelligence comes to the fore in computer chess

Championship tournaments for computer chess engines moved from onsite competition to online well before many human tournaments made the move last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In recent years the Top Engine Chess Competition, which has been played virtually since 2010, has become the unofficial world computer chess championship. In recent years, many […]

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Rank and File | Kemeny, Godinho Win at Evanston Scholastic Chess Championships

Younger Evanston chess players have been able to continue playing organized chess during the pandemic through the efforts of Evanston Scholastic Chess. The non-profit serves chess players in kindergarten through eighth grades who either live in Evanston or attend an Evanston school. The group’s final tournament of the school year, the Evanston Championships, was held […]