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by Andre
Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Queensacrifice against Houdini3, correct or not?
Replies: 8
Views: 1344

Re: Queensacrifice against Houdini3, correct or not?

Komodo got 3 pieces for the Queen. This is more an exchange than a sacrifice
by Andre
Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How do you assess this position?
Replies: 18
Views: 2373

Re: How do you assess this position?

What about Rb4 then
Rxa4 Nxa4
Rxa4 Rxc3
Rb4 etc...
we push the pawn to b7 then Black will be in zugzwang if Rook comes to b8 letting White King to invade via f4 etc...
by Andre
Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Don't update to iOS 6! (EDIT: YES.) Also SF for iOS news
Replies: 45
Views: 7343

Re: iOS users: don't update to iOS 6!!! (EDIT: YES)

Tord,

I hope the new Stockfish for iOS will be released soon.
Really looking forward for the new features you announced
by Andre
Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rybka4.1 nps for comparison needed
Replies: 9
Views: 1588

Re: Rybka4.1 nps for comparison needed

info depth 18 time 55069 nodes 16555435 nps 300630
info depth 18 score cp 20 time 55069 nodes 16555435 nps 300630 pv e2e4 e7e6 g1f3
d7d5 e4d5 e6d5 d2d4 g8f6 f1d3 f8b4 c2c3 b4d6 e1g1 e8g8 b1a3 a7a6 f3e5 b8c6 c1f4

bestmove e2e4 ponder e7e6

Intel Core i7 920 @ 2.67 GHz
by Andre
Mon Oct 01, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Which engine finds that one?
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

Which engine finds that one?

[d]R7/4kp2/P3p1p1/3pP1P1/3P1P2/p6r/3K4/8 w - -[/d]

Best move is Kc2
Re8+ is a positional draw
by Andre
Sat May 26, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Unclear N+5P vs. B+6P endgame.
Replies: 13
Views: 2408

Re: Unclear N+5P vs. B+6P endgame.

[d]8/6p1/1bk2p1p/1p1ppP2/1P1P2P1/1NK4P/8/8 b - - 0 1 [/d] Don't think you can win this 1... Bxd4+ 2.Nxd4 exd4 3.Kxd4 Kd6 4.h4 would be draw as White replies Kd4 when Black King comes to d6 (after the waiting move h4 if necessary and having Black to play = mutual zugzwang). In the diagram position if...
by Andre
Wed May 16, 2012 1:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: IOS Playchess membership
Replies: 8
Views: 844

Re: IOS Playchess membership

If my account expires in 3 months does that add a full year to my remaining 3 months?
by Andre
Sun May 06, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Stockfish for ipad?
Replies: 18
Views: 2945

New Stockfish for ipad?

I was wondering if Tord will release a new version of Stockfish for ipad anytime soon?
I'm mainly interested by the GUI but an updated engine would be great too
by Andre
Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We should reconsider the value of the Queen.................
Replies: 48
Views: 5097

Re: We should reconsider the value of the Queen.............

This is the end of a study... A few moves earlier the position was [D] Q7/2q5/1p6/2p5/P1k5/2P3p1/1P1KP3/7q w - - 0 1 [/D] White plays 1.Qg8+ Qd5+ 2.Kc2 Qxg8 3.e4 and 4.b3 mate is next The study starts with [D] 8/8/1p2PQ2/k1pN4/p7/2PK2pq/PP2P1np/8 w - - 0 1 [/D] Y. Dorogov, 1982 [Date "1982.??.??"] [...
by Andre
Sat Apr 07, 2012 3:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We should reconsider the value of the Queen.................
Replies: 48
Views: 5097

Re: We should reconsider the value of the Queen.............

[D] 6q1/2q5/1p6/2p5/P1k5/2P3p1/1PK1P3/8 w - - 0 1[/D]

So here White just plays e4
What is the value of the two queens?