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by parrish
Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Magnus Carlsen checkmates Bill Gates in 9 moves!
Replies: 24
Views: 6360

Re: Magnus Carlsen checkmates Bill Gates in 9 moves!

Instead of 9.Nxe5??, 9.Re1! and Bill Gates would've been winning against the World Champion.
by parrish
Sat Nov 30, 2013 1:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish DD: a new official release
Replies: 43
Views: 22048

Re: Stockfish DD: a new official release

Nice! I was somewhat disappointed with Stockfish 4, which I found to play weaker than Stockfish 3 in some situations. Stockfish DD is definitely a huge improvement!
by parrish
Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Samsung Galaxy S 3
Replies: 11
Views: 2456

Re: Samsung Galaxy S 3

Hi, Getting the Samsung Galaxy S 3 (US Model) this Thursday, What is the estimated chess strength I can expect from this unit? Thanks More than enough to beat you (and just about anyone else on the planet) game after game. ;^) How do you know!? I may load it with Moron 3.0 .... :D :lol: :D Now that...
by parrish
Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Detecting cheating in chess
Replies: 0
Views: 696

Detecting cheating in chess

I would think top chess players would be "smarter" in how they cheat, i.e. only once in awhile in crucial positions--rather than multiple moves that can be "caught" later by such computer program comparisons. https://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/20/science/a-computer-program-to-detect-possible-cheating-i...
by parrish
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: "Ivan Hoe" & "Yifan Hou" is the same
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

Re: "Ivan Hoe" & "Yifan Hou" is the

Unfortunately, she couldn't beat Short.
by parrish
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Was this really a draw?
Replies: 11
Views: 2431

Re: Was this really a draw?

zullil wrote:
parrish wrote:97. ... Kc4! is winning for Black.
:shock:

Do you mean 97. ... Kf4 ?
No. 97. ... Kf4? is not even a legal move, but 97. ... Kc4!! is a WONDERFUL move!
by parrish
Tue Aug 23, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Was this really a draw?
Replies: 11
Views: 2431

Re: Was this really a draw?

parrish wrote:97. ... Kc4! is winning for Black.
Even the simple 97. ... exf3 or even later at 98. ... exf3 is still winning for Black.
by parrish
Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Was this really a draw?
Replies: 11
Views: 2431

Re: Was this really a draw?

97. ... Kc4! is winning for Black.
by parrish
Sat Aug 13, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Infinite analysis in Chess for Android
Replies: 32
Views: 5663

Re: Infinite analysis in Chess for Android

Awesome! Thanks Aart!
by parrish
Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish dumbed down?
Replies: 11
Views: 3347

Re: Stockfish dumbed down?

I think the easiest way to "dumb" down chess programs is to play games with unbalanced time controls. Turn of pondering for the program, so it can't think on your time; and give yourself as much time as you want, and the program as little time as necessary until you can beat it. Then slowly give you...