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Several things to attend to today: The Wei Yi game everyone is fussing about, a bit on The Thinking Machine 4, and a game by ptobler.

Here is a picture of Wei Yi: (credit: The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/chess/malcolmpein/11719095/Wei-Yis-Immortal-Game-hailed-as-one-of-greatest-ever-but-is-that-just-pure-hyperbole.html)

Wei Yi

Wei Yi - Lazaro Bruzon Batista, 6th Hainan Danzhou 2015



Now, this is a brilliant game. But I agree with the points made in the earlier Telegraph article. It’s overhyped. Perhaps not a new Immortal Game. But amazing just as well, and I don’t think it has to be contrasted with anything. It’s to be marveled at by itself.

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The Thinking Machine 4 is an online chess computer which creates visual interpretations of what it is thinking about and which moves it is considering. Try a game against it! This is my game:

HikaruShindo–The Thinking Machine 4



And some screenshots from the game:

During 4. c6


After 11. exf7+

After 18. Qg6

After 22. f4


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And a game by ptobler, because he is the only one that bothered to submit games to my contest and it’s my blog.
ptobler-thwaiters2 RHP 2011



What I found: Here! (Feher-Fekete)
chess results

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