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Rybka vs. GM Roman Dzindzichashvili - A Pawn and Move

dzindzichashvili.JPGAn interesting match Rybka vs. Dzhindzhihashvili has started. The peculiarity of this match is that the computer program gives odds to human. There will be 8 rounds in total. Dzhindzhihashvili plays for White at all rounds.

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Game 1: draw Game 2: Rybka lost Game 3: Rybka won
Game 4: Rybka won Game 5: draw Game 6: draw
Game 7: Rybka lost Game 8: draw

Final standings: 4 - 4.

1 round Rybka plays withut pawn а7; 3 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka ½ : ½
2 round Rybka plays without pawn b7; 3 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka 1 : 0
3 round Rybka plays without pawn с7; 5 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka 0 : 1
4 round Rybka plays without pawn d7; 5 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka 0 : 1
5 round Rybka plays without pawn e7; 6 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka ½ : ½
6 round Rybka plays without pawn f7; 6 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka ½ : ½
7 round Rybka plays without pawn g7; 7 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka 1 :0
8 round Rybka plays without pawn h7. 7 March, 2008 Dzhindzhihashvili vs. Rybka ½ : ½

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Linares-Morelia 2008

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Players 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Points SB Place
1 *Viswanathan Anand (2799) ** 1 = 0 = = = = = = = 1 = 1 1 8.5 56.0 1
2 *Magnus Carlsen (2733) 0 = ** 1 = 1 1 0 = = 1 = 0 = 1 8.0 54.8 2
3 *Levon Aronian (2739) 1 = 0 = ** 0 1 = = 1 = = = = = 7.5 52.0 3
4 *Veselin Topalov (2780) = = 0 0 1 0 ** = = 1 = 1 1 0 1 7.5 49.3 4
5 *Teimour Radjabov (2735) = = 1 = = = = = ** = = 0 = 0 1 7.0 50.3 5
6 *Vassily Ivanchuk (2751) = = = 0 0 = 0 = = = ** 1 1 = = 6.5 43.5 6
7 *Peter Leko (2753) 0 = = 1 = = 0 0 1 = 0 0 ** = = 5.5 39.8 7
8 *Alexei Shirov (2755) 0 0 = 0 = = 1 0 1 0 = = = = ** 5.5 38.0 8

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Refuting Fischer

Bobby Fischer It is well known that Bobby Fischer considered the Karpov – Kasparov world championship matches to have been prearranged.

Not just the results, but the games themselves, move for move.

Fischer stated his views in an interview with an Icelandic radio station in 2002, and Yasser Seirawan provides an account of his experiences with Fischer in his outstanding book No Regrets.

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Rybka vs. Benjamin: Match at Draw Odds

At the beginning of January, grandmaster Joel Benjamin played Rybka in an eight-game match in which Benjamin had draw odds. Benjamin had white in every game, and draws were counted as wins for him. Therefore, the only way Rybka could score points was to win with the black pieces.

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Rybka vs. Benjamin: Match at Draw Odds

Rybka 3 Aquarium logotype At the beginning of January, grandmaster Joel Benjamin played Rybka in an eight-game match in which Benjamin had draw odds. Benjamin had white in every game, and draws were counted as wins for him. Therefore, the only way Rybka could score points was to win with the black pieces. Before the match, Rybka’s creator, IM Vasik Rajlich, calculated that based on ratings GM Benjamin should be more than happy with just two points in the match. However, taking other factors into consideration, he concluded that three or four points for Benjamin would be a more likely outcome.

A poll on the Rybka Forum showed that the majority of the readers expected a close match, with Rybka being the more likely winner.

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Corus 2008

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2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 P ))
1. Kramnik 2799 ** = = 1 = 1 = = 0 = = 0 = = 6.5 7-8
2. Radjabov 2799 = ** = 1 = 0 = = = 1 = = 1 = 7.5 3-4
3. Mamedyarov 2780 = = ** = = = = = = = 0 0 = 1 6 9-11
4. Eljanov 2760 0 0 = ** = = 0 1 1 0 = 0 = = 5 12-14
5. Adams 2753 = = = = ** = = 0 = = = = = 1 6.5 7-8
6. Aronian 2751 0 1 = = = ** = = 1 1 = = = 1 8 1-2
7. Ivanchuk 2739 = = = 1 = = ** = = = = = = = 7 5-6
8. Polgar 2737 = = = 0 1 = = ** = 1 = 0 0 = 6 9-11
9. Topalov 2735 1 = = 0 = 0 = = ** 1 1 = 0 0 6 9-11
10. Gelfand 2733 = 0 = 1 = 0 = 0 0 ** = = = = 5 12-14
11. Leko 2726 = = 1 = = = = = 0 = ** 1 = = 7 5-6
12. Carlsen 2707 1 = 1 1 = = = 1 = = 0 ** 0 1 8 1-2
13. Anand 2692 = 0 = = = = = 1 1 = = 1 ** = 7.5 3-4
14. Van Wely 2681 = = 0 = 0 0 = = 1 = = 0 = ** 5 12-14

1-2 Carlsen, Aronian . 3-4 Anand, Radjabov.
The tournament “A” – which is the first super-tournament in the season (20 rank, average raiting 2742) - will host the next players: Viswanathan Anand ( India, 2799), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2799), Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria, 2780), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2735),Peter Leko (Hungary, 2753), Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine, 2751), Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2739), Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2737), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan, 2735),Magnus Carlsen (Norway, 2733), Michael Adams (England, 2726), Judit Polgar (Hungary, 2707), Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine, 2692), Loek van Wely (the Netherlands, 2681).
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Chess for Networks

Buy Chess for Networks There seems to be a growing interest in school-related chess training programs. One of the reasons is that many believe that chess is generally good for children and even improves their academic results.

However, there has been a lack of software that helps schools make the most of the time and money they invest in chess training programs. Chess for Networks is a software system that addresses this problem. It’s a system for running a chess school or chess courses under the guidance of a trainer.

It can be used in a normal classroom, several classrooms at the same time or even with trainers and students connecting from different locations.

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