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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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Chess tournament games and Elo ratings

Chess is by far one of my favorite games. Ever since Seth Kadish shared one of his visualizations of square utilization by chess masters, I’ve been wanting to follow up to see what else we can visualize about chess. A

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