Month: October 2021

October 31, 2021 Matthew Sadler No comments exist

This super-quick article is in our Engine Snacks series! Ethereal catches Stoofvlees with a combination of 2 tactical themes: diversion and trapping. The position is so full of drama, that once you’ve seen it, you’ll never forget these tactical ideas!

October 30, 2021 Matthew Sadler No comments exist

One of the things I like when watching engine games are evaluations that surprise me. In particular I look out for positions that seem reasonable to human eyes but which produce a high engine evaluation. It’s struck me how often I am misled by plausible-looking development schemes.

October 30, 2021 Matthew Sadler No comments exist

ne chess nowadays is often a feast of amazement at the ideas they come up with, but from time to time something happens where you think: “I could have done better!” Such a surprising moment occurred in the massive Viewer Submitted Openings bonus event run by the TCEC in Season 21 in a game between Stockfish and Leela.