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
“... an admirably active approach, Caruana, who had the white pieces, castled on the queen’s side in an attempt to target Carlsen’s king by opening up the king’s side. This manoeuvre was a bit of a gamble. Though he had prepared a defence with an unusual rook move, he had exposed his king to Carlsen’s active queen. Over the course of the next few moves, Carlsen managed to bring his rook, knight and ...”