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by Ponti
Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Analysing chess games automatically
Replies: 8
Views: 1230

Re: Analysing chess games automatically

Such a tool does not exist. I'm a long-time user of Fritz - but it is a matter of taste IMHO - though it is not perfect and requires a lot of human intervention to become useful. There's no replacement for analysing with a master, if that is what you mean... he/she can spot your weaknesses and show ...
by Ponti
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn
Replies: 14
Views: 1722

Re: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn

It's a pgn file from a Kostrov/Belyavsky book "1000 tactics".
by Ponti
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn
Replies: 14
Views: 1722

Re: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn

Indeed I saw this with an easy endgame puzzle. Engine picks one of two winning moves, BUT it was not the best :roll: When teaching children you have to tell them WHY the move is the best one. In endgames (pawn endgames) making the best routine moves (and learning them) is the best way (and easier, f...
by Ponti
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn
Replies: 14
Views: 1722

Re: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn

Sure, Fritz has a option under the engine tab called "process test set". You can take a file of positions in pgn and have a engine look at the position. With many option on how to do this for the engine. And it will run your 1000 position. Writing the solve times to the file. And you can do this wi...
by Ponti
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn
Replies: 14
Views: 1722

Re: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn

mwyoung wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:47 am
Fritz 17 - Chess Base.
Could you please explain how to do it ?
by Ponti
Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn
Replies: 14
Views: 1722

Re: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn

Exactly, 1000 games, 1 move/game
by Ponti
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tool to solve puzzles in pgn
Replies: 14
Views: 1722

Tool to solve puzzles in pgn

I'm searching for a tool that can solve 1000 puzzles in a pgn file using an engine and write the solutions to a new pgn file. Does that tool exist ? If so, where can I find it please?
by Ponti
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Drawn ending, Stockfish evaluates -+ ?
Replies: 3
Views: 937

Drawn ending, Stockfish evaluates -+ ?

Isn't this a draw ?
Ponti - DGT Centaur (intermediate level)

by Ponti
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Scandinavian Defense (3...Qd6)
Replies: 5
Views: 4214

Re: Scandinavian Defense (3...Qd6)

Tiviakov says (in a chessbase video) that the Qd6 variation is dead.
Of course not in blitz, Carlsen would say...
by Ponti
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What are your Favorite Chess GUI's And Why..
Replies: 23
Views: 4804

Re: What are your Favorite Chess GUI's And Why..

I've used all of them, but my everyday GUI is Fritz(16)/Chessbase(12).

Second, Arena.

Third... Aquarium (to analyse)(but there are many bugs) . Fourth, Shredder, but I think I should use it more, it only doesn't work very well with my DGT board.