It was at the World Chess Championship in November that I snatched a quick chat with Demis Hassabis, handed him a Chessable card and suggested he check us out.
Clearly, he was a man to make a connection with.
Demis, a formidable chess player in his time and now the head of Google DeepMind, had just been giving his thoughts on the match to GM Judit Polgar and IM Anna Rudolf in the commentary room after making the ceremonial first move in Round 8 of Carlsen-Caruana.
The man behind the famed AlphaZero AI chess super-being was in good spirits, but immediately after speaking to
No doubt he has no memory of our chat.
Game Changer is here
But never mind, three months later and we’re incredibly pleased to announce that we’ll be releasing the new book on his pet project AlphaZero, adapted into a MoveTrainer™ course.
This means you will be able to not only read the book on AlphaZero’s games
Much has been made about the incredible innovations and insights AlphaZero has brought to the game – or at least that have been identified in its play.
Now, these cutting edge ideas – and we really mean that – hitherto missed by the greatest minds in chess will be at your fingertips
All this is thanks to the publishers New In Chess
Leon is a national newspaper journalist from London, England. He is an avid chess fan, and writes regularly about the game. Apart from chess, he loves cricket, Tottenham Hotspur FC and spending time with his son.