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A data-driven exploration of the evolution of chess: Moves, captures, and checkmates

For the 4th installment in my series of blog posts exploring a data set of over 650,000 chess tournament games ranging back to the 15th century, I wanted to look at how chess moves have changed over time. Again, I

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A data-driven exploration of the evolution of chess: Popularity of openings over time

For the 3rd installment in my series of blog posts exploring a data set of over 650,000 chess tournament games ranging back to the 15th century, I wanted to look at how chess openings have grown and waned in popularity

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A data-driven exploration of the evolution of chess: Game lengths and outcomes

For the second in my series of blog posts exploring a data set of over 650,000 chess tournament games ranging back to the 15th century, I wanted to look at how chess has changed over time. Nobility and scholars alike

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