There's a subtle distinction between Einstellung, persistence of a known method in situations to which it doesn't apply or in which better methods are available, and what psychologists call satisficing, which is settling for a sub-optimal but acceptable solution. » 9/10/14 8:38am 9/10/14 8:38am

Funny thing, the leader at the Sinqufield cup is not Carlsen but Fabiano Caruano, who won his first five games in a row convincingly, including one against Carlsen, and seems well on his way to six. When I saw the headline I thought the article might be about Caruana. » 9/02/14 5:48pm 9/02/14 5:48pm