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Chess blitz

Round 9 of the 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand ended in a draw after just 20 moves. Note Anand’s 12th move in this game. Addendum (Nov. 22): Game 10 also ended in another draw.

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The strategy of “nettlesomeness”

A few days ago, Tyler Cowen, an economist at George Mason University, used the word nettlesomeness to describe Magnus Carlsen‘s chess-playing strategy during the first half of the 2013 World Chess Championship in Chennai, India between Viswanathan Anand (winner of the 2012 World … Continue reading

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