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Does anyone want to win the 2014 Baku Grand Prix? Fabiano Caruana lost his second game in three, but still held on to the joint lead after Boris Gelfand was outplayed by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Hikaru Nakamura was the player to move up, exploiting a one-move blunder from Rustam Kasimdzhanov to join a log-jam of six players on 5/9, including Sergey Karjakin, Teimour Radjabov and Peter Svidler, who all drew.

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Chess is among the oldest and most venerated games of strategy, one with all the tension and drama of traditional spectator sports and the emerging e-sports market. But it’s difficult to fully appreciate the game without an expert understanding of how it is played at the highest level, and that makes it hard for most people to follow. Maurice Ashley wants to change that.

Ashley, a grandmaster, has with the MIT Media Lab developed a program called DeepView. It uses the algorithmic tools found in advanced chess engines such as IBM’s Deep Blue to understand, visualize, and explain the dynamics of a match. The program calculates player position preferences, the odds of various outcomes, and other information chess commentators can use to effectively communicate the drama and excitement to those without a firm grasp of the game.

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Nigel Short has achieved a big success in the strong Poker Stars open on the Isle of Man, winning his last round game over David Howell and taking the clear 1st place with 7.5 points out of 9.



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