22 NOV 2013 by ideonexus


...Carlsen is demonstrating one of his most feared qualities, namely his “nettlesomeness,” to use a term coined for this purpose by Ken Regan. Using computer analysis, you can measure which players do the most to cause their opponents to make mistakes. Carlsen has the highest nettlesomeness score by this metric, because his creative moves pressure the other player and open up a lot of room for mistakes. In contrast, a player such as Kramnik plays a high percentage of very accurate move...
Folksonomies: chess strategy game theory
Folksonomies: chess strategy game theory
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A characteristic of chess players. A measure of how often they make moves that cause their opponent to make mistakes.