'Chess Blindness' Can Strike Even the Most Skilled Players

Still, when top players miscalculate badly, it can be a little comforting. (“Well, if they can do it, I don't feel like such a patzer.”) Last week, there were a number of such moments. At the Tata Steel tournament in the Netherlands, Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the world's top-ranked player, made a colossal mistake in [...]