Ben Jackson: Magnus Carlsen v. AI, 6 June 2019
Show More The Grandmaster: Magnus Carlsen and the Match that Made Chess Great Again by Brin-Jonathan Butler.
Simon and Schuster, 211 pp., £12.99, November 2018, 978 1 9821 0728 4Show More
Game Changer: AlphaZero’s Groundbreaking Chess Strategies and the Promise of AI by Matthew Sadler and Natasha Regan.
New in Chess, 416 pp., £19.95, January 2019, 978 90 5691 818 7Show More
“... but still fell to the inevitable; and last year he saw off Fabiano Caruana to retain the title. Brin-Jonathan Butler’s The Grandmaster, which focuses on the Karjakin match, doesn’t provide any evidence that it ‘made chess great again’, despite the book’s subtitle. The match left the peak of the chess world undisturbed. The main surprise was ...”