Friday, June 14, 2013


Chess Players Whose Moves Most Matched Computers

As part of his research into modeling how people play chess, Kenneth W. Regan has analyzed the performances of thousands of players over the last 200 years to see which ones most matched the moves computers would have made. The following have the highest correlations from over 2,500 performances in open tournaments. It does not mean that the players cheated, though the player who had the top performance — S√©bastien Feller at the Paris Open — was accused of cheating at another event. Diwakar Prasad Singh also was suspected, but he was cleared after an inquiry. Related Article »

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