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by lkaufman
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

First game (g1 odds) was a crushing win by Komodo. Ray played natural looking moves, no simple blunders, but soon faced a crushing kingside attack. Game two (b1 odds) underway now.
by lkaufman
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

AdminX wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:23 pm
lkaufman wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:54 pm
Start time delayed 30' to 4:30 Eastern Standard Time.
Thanks I just sent "playkomodo" a friend request.
Match underway. Some problems getting it started, but everything fine now.
by lkaufman
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

AdminX wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:23 pm
lkaufman wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:54 pm
Start time delayed 30' to 4:30 Eastern Standard Time.
Thanks I just sent "playkomodo" a friend request.
I don't log on as playkomodo, so I'll have to find out how to answer that. If you want to communicate with me, I'm "Hissha" on chess.com.
by lkaufman
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

Start time delayed 30' to 4:30 Eastern Standard Time.
by lkaufman
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

I think we'll start with g1 off, then b1, repeating, so:

rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKB1R w KQkq - 0 1
rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/R1BQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1
rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKB1R w KQkq - 0 1
rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/R1BQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1
by lkaufman
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

If you are suggesting providing commentary for matches where you are the player, that is an exceptionally bad idea. Your level of play is dramatically impacted when essentially talking to yourself. The comentator must be a non-participant. On the subject of live streaming, gamers (video gamers) do ...
by lkaufman
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

Larry, you'd make a fine commentator for the average player and would cost nothing. If Chess.com isn't interested, dump them and choose a different venue next time. Not a big fan of chess.com anyway. I'd rather see lichess grow to support more and more mixed media events to promote chess. In the lo...
by lkaufman
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

Re: First knight odds match with IM Saturday

Hoping to see some live broadcast with commentary (I know I sound like a broken record, but I expect that one day the platform where one of such matches will be broadcast will be announced.) Chess.com is only interested in providing live commentary for matches with "big names", which cost real mone...
by lkaufman
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: First knight odds match with IM Saturday
Replies: 70
Views: 2709

First knight odds match with IM Saturday

For the first time ever, an engine (Komodo, probably the MCTS nn dev. version) will play a rapid (15' + 10") knight odds match on chess.com with an I.M., namely my son Raymond Kaufman, this Saturday Jan 4 at 4 pm Eastern time. Four games are planned, alternating g1/b1 knight odds. Look for games of ...
by lkaufman
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: CCRL adapted TC to current hardware
Replies: 32
Views: 1998

Re: CCRL adapted TC to current hardware

Thanks for the explanations, both of you. ... My understanding is that CCRL is sticking to the old repeating time control (which at equal total time used leads to lower quality compared to standard increment, ... I see it exactly the opposite, usually inc games lead to low quality in the endgame, o...