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by reflectionofpower
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Cstal DOS
Replies: 16
Views: 1287

Re: Cstal DOS

Where can one buy it? put this in your search field - "chess system tal 2 download". Some versions are freeware supposedly. I am not promoting piracy. I am just relating something I found by doing a simple search. Thorsten would know way more about this than me.I was fortunate enough to be exposed ...
by reflectionofpower
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 90
Views: 9131

Re: The Busted Dutch

Hi Lyudmill, I just downloaded the kindle version of your book and just finished reading the forward. :D Anyway I let Leela (J13B2-136) sit on your Dutch opening position and it likes 2. g3. After giving it 2. d5 it feels black has a 49% chance of winning with Nf6. I agree because even though it lo...
by reflectionofpower
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ferret 1.00 v258 - program from 1995
Replies: 36
Views: 6612

Re: Ferret 1.00 v258 - program from 1995

Ferret competed in quite a few tournaments from 1995-early 2000s, and it was active on chessclub.com. Some games are available here: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=30003 In those games I was DoctorWho - Game 11. I think I was using Fritz 5 or it could have been wChess DOS version wh...
by reflectionofpower
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: You lost to a cheater
Replies: 13
Views: 4014

Re: You lost to a cheater

I have had the same thing happen to me on LiChess sometime back. LiChess is hands down the best chess site out there in my opinion.
by reflectionofpower
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Intel getting on the NN bandwagon?
Replies: 1
Views: 670

Re: Intel getting on the NN bandwagon?

Nice read. I wonder what the cost will be and will it be applicable to chess specifically :?:
by reflectionofpower
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: After an 8 year break..
Replies: 10
Views: 2432

Re: After an 8 year break..

Francesca, ahh, I remember playing some good coffee house (my end) games and enjoying them.
by reflectionofpower
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 38
Views: 8040

Re: What got you into computer chess?

Chess Challenger 1,3, Novag 1.6, Mach III, then the software.
by reflectionofpower
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is the Blackmar-Diemar Gambit playable?
Replies: 39
Views: 6847

Re: Is the Blackmar-Diemar Gambit playable?

... On the Blackmar-Diemar Gambit I have played 288 games verse people and it's about even steven on wins/losses. I stopped playing it because it does not give a huge advantage if the other person is cautious which he should be and just fortifies himself. What would you play with black against it? ...
by reflectionofpower
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is the Blackmar-Diemar Gambit playable?
Replies: 39
Views: 6847

Re: Is the Blackmar-Diemar Gambit playable?

Playing any gambit against any human will work well IF you know it better than he does and it works even better if he is unfamiliar with it but against a (C) you'll get your "hiney handed to you on a platter." because they are just more tactical and defensive than people are. On the Blackmar-Diemar ...