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  1. Belarus delivered a 'checkmate' to Mexico

    David Faitelson

    Mexico

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  2. Video results for "chess"

  3. Alien Space Tours, Vladimir Putin, and World-Exploding Double Blu...

    Spike Friedman

    In the following video, reigning FIDE world champion Magnus Carlsen moves his king forward one space on a chessboard. He then picks up his pen, pauses, and records the move. You can tell he's recording the move slowly because he&am...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
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  5. Talking With A Chess Grandmaster About The World Chess Championsh...

    Last week, we published a of the in Sochi, Russia. I calculated, given their Elo ratings, that Magnus Carlsen was a roughly 84 percent favorite to defend his crown against challenger Viswanathan Anand. The match is underway. Anand just won the thir...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  6. Magnus Carlsen Is More Than An Odds-On Favorite To Win The World ...

    [mathjax]The begins Saturday in Sochi, Russia. Defending champion Magnus Carlsen, the Norwegian wunderkind, will take on Viswanathan Anand, the former champion from India. The match comprises 12 games. Players score one point for a win and half a...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  7. Arizona State WR Jaelen Strong plays chess while opposing DBs pla...

    Chantel Jennings

    Jaelen Strong doesn't play chess. But if the Arizona State wide receiver ever did, you probably would not want to find yourself sitting across the board from him. To watch Strong play over the past two seasons is to witness a receiver with a ch...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  8. Devin McCourty: Patriots want to make plays vs. Peyton Manning, n...

    Kyle Brasseur

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- As a fifth-year defensive back, Devin McCourty knows better than to try to outsmart Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. The fact of the matter is you simply can't. "I would say the chess game is pretty one-sided," Mc...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  9. Nick Marshall, No. 5 Auburn survive scare from South Carolina

    No. 5 Auburn survives 42-35 scare from Gamecocks

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 25, 2014
  10. Rage Against The Machines

    The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - but Some Don't he twenty-seven-year-old Edgar Allan Poe, like many others before him, was fascinated by the Mechanical Turk, a contraption that had once beaten Napole...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  11. Exploring The Epic Chess Match Of Our Time

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    Blog | October 22, 2014
  12. I Played The New Words With Friends Bot And C‑R‑UR...

    In 1997, World Champion Garry Kasparov lost a chess match, and humanity's intellectual mantle along with it, to IBM's Deep Blue supercomputer. (My colleagues recently about the match -- it debuts Wednesday.) This weekend, I pl...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  13. Watch The Trailer For 'Man vs. Machine'

    SignalsFrank Marshall Here's a sneak peek: http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=11694005...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  14. Baylor's Art Briles bests Texas' Charlie Strong in first chess ma...

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The chess match of Art Briles vs. Charlie Strong did not disappoint. The first meeting went to Baylor, by a decisive 28-7 margin. But the future bouts between college football's best offensive mind and one of its best defensive gu...

    Blog | October 04, 2014
  15. Can Arizona Cardinals use Seattle Seahawks' blueprint against Pey...

    Matt Williamson

    Can the Cardinals use the Seahawks' blueprint to shut down Peyton Manning and the Broncos on Sunday? Matt Williamson studies the game tape to find the answer.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  16. Fabiano Caruana Is Doing The Impossible At Chess's Most Comp...

    A murderers' row of world-class chess players is assembled in St. Louis, Missouri, this week. But they haven't been much trouble for Fabiano Caruana. Caruana has been dominating the field at the elite , hosted by the Chess Club and Schol...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  17. Introducing NFL Elo Ratings

    If you followed FiveThirtyEight's during the World Cup, you know that we're big fans of the . They're based on a relatively simple system developed by the physicist to rate chess players. But they can be adapted fairly easily fo...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  18. McCluster, Thomas important chess pieces

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans intend on Dexter McCluster being an unpredictable X factor for their offense. His old team, the Kansas City Chiefs, now feature a new unpredictable X factor in rookie receiver De'Anthony Thomas. So Ken Whis...

    Blog | September 04, 2014