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by CRoberson
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 130

14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships

In case some of you don't look at the general section.
Info on the 2020 event is here:
http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=75327

Charles Roberson
by CRoberson
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships
Replies: 13
Views: 1555

Re: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships

Ok, the dates are narrowed to 21-22 November 28-29 November 12-13 December 28-29 of November may be bad for US people due to a national holiday 2 days earlier. I prefer 12-13 December, but we go with what is best for most or rather gets us the most participation. Please give the weekends a 1,2,3 vot...
by CRoberson
Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships
Replies: 13
Views: 1555

Re: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships

So far most of the suggestions have been via email and the same: "... any weekend is good, haven't been anywhere since covid-19 started and not going anywhere soon".
by CRoberson
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships
Replies: 13
Views: 1555

Re: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships

On your #2: Somebody enters "ABC" and it is rated on CCRL as 26xx. During the tournament is playing at 36xx. Ok lets do it in November or December. Last year was December. The only weekend that is a no go for me is December 5 & 6. Tell me two things - (1) preferred dates and (2) absolute can not dat...
by CRoberson
Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships
Replies: 13
Views: 1555

14th ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships

Ok lets do it in November or December. Last year was December.
The only weekend that is a no go for me is December 5 & 6.

Tell me two things - (1) preferred dates and (2) absolute can not dates.
So, open participant voting begins now.

Charles
by CRoberson
Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess experiment
Replies: 5
Views: 696

Re: Chess experiment

towforce wrote:
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:37 pm
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If that's what the process, what's the assistant for? The computer could do that.
To teach human players.
by CRoberson
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess experiment
Replies: 5
Views: 696

Chess experiment

I've tried several experiments with weak players and assistants. The following seemed to produce the best learning experience. The weaker player has an assistant and the assistant has a computer. On each move, the weak player decides his move for himself but he is allowed to ask the assistant is tha...
by CRoberson
Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Roberson's Gambit
Replies: 2
Views: 607

Roberson's Gambit

Almost 8 years ago, I was in an OTB blitz match at the local club and I was in an interesting position. I decided to spend some time and came up with a gambit I've never seen. My opponent took it and resigned after my next move. I've used it online numerous times and it seems good. Ran it through a ...
by CRoberson
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: International Chess Day - advertise chess
Replies: 0
Views: 1247

International Chess Day - advertise chess

Lets do something simple to advertise chess on International Chess Day (Monday July 20). Advertise chess on all social media "any which way you can" and "every which way you can". So, be the Clint Eastwood of chess. Go ahead and make my day! If you like, start today. Don't wait for Monday - (as Jimm...
by CRoberson
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Join the Bullet Chess Campaign
Replies: 8
Views: 983

Re: Join the Bullet Chess Campaign

Ovyron wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:42 pm
I think 5 0 time controls are perfectly reasonable.
The idea is something fast to be a quick advertisement for the unchessed masses. But, if you want to do 5 0 that is fine.