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by AdminX
Tue Jan 29, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best Linux Chess Setup
Replies: 8
Views: 3194

Best Linux Chess Setup

Hello all, I am currently using Fedora 8, but also use Ubuntu. My desktop of choice is Gnome. I would like to know what you feel is the best Linux Chess Setup? Distro, Apps, engines, etc ... I do play online, conduct engine matches, analyze games, and play chess engines. Are there any major changes ...
by AdminX
Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: CCT10: Round 5 results
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Rybka - Zappa

[White "Rybka"] [Black "Zappa"] [WhiteElo "3100"] [BlackElo "3100"] [Result "*"] [GameID "269"] [UniqID "474814"] [WhiteClock "0:29:20"] [BlackClock "0:37:30"] [Stamp "345"] 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. d3 f5 7. exf5 Bxf5 8. Nge2 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. Nd5 Qd7 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. B...
by AdminX
Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What great game, Carlsen vs. Anand!
Replies: 9
Views: 2870

Viswanathan Anand's Press conference

See and hear Anand's thoughts on his game with Carlsen posted on Chess Vibes:

http://www.chessvibes.com/videos/corus- ... ce-anand2/
by AdminX
Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What great game, Carlsen vs. Anand!
Replies: 9
Views: 2870

Re: What great game, Carlsen vs. Anand!

:D Hi Ted, did you find a good reply to Black's 29th...Bg7 move? aside from that Bxh5. or going back. another plan for white, other than that 26.Rc3-h3 plan? thanks Hi Clare, No I did not, I liked Carlsen's ideas, I just felt he was a bit to aggressive when playing someone the level of Anand in the...
by AdminX
Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What great game, Carlsen vs. Anand!
Replies: 9
Views: 2870

What great game, Carlsen vs. Anand!

What great game, Carlsen vs. Anand! http://www.64thsquare.com/ca.jpg The opening was a Sicilian with Carlsen throwing everything at Anand's kingside, he played with a Win or nothing atittude which cost him his lead in the event. [d]1r2rbk1/1p1n1ppp/p3b3/3NpNP1/P3P2Q/8/1Pq3BP/2R2R1K b - - 0 24 Here C...
by AdminX
Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Press conference Ljubomir Ljubojevic
Replies: 0
Views: 579

Press conference Ljubomir Ljubojevic

When I was young, I thought tomorrow will be always more important than yesterday. Now that I’m older, I think yesterday was much more important than tomorrow.” He gives us his thoughts on the following position: [d] r2qk2r/pb1n1Nb1/2p1pn1p/1p4p1/2pPP3/2N3B1/PP2BPPP/R2Q1RK1 b kq - 0 12 Very enterta...
by AdminX
Tue Jan 22, 2008 2:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A Position That Confuses Many Chess Engines
Replies: 10
Views: 3013

Re: A Position That Confuses Many Chess Engines

Hi Chris, I agree with Dann on this issue, I have seen the same type of wrong evals of fortress positions as well. It seems that when these positions are reached that pure material count rules the day. However the 1st position seems more like a bug with the GnuChess eval. [d]8/6k1/8/4n1PK/4B2P/8/8/8...
by AdminX
Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A Position That Confuses Many Chess Engines
Replies: 10
Views: 3013

Re: A Position That Confuses Many Chess Engines

Here is the other position [d]8/4n1k1/8/6PK/4p2P/3B4/8/8 w - - 0 0 "Deep Fritz 10, running with 3 cores active under Boot Camp on my quad-core 2.66Ghz Xeon Intel Mac Pro desktop computer. DF10 has 1024MB hash, *no* EGTs, and default settings otherwise. This first screenshot is not a “cold start”---...
by AdminX
Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A Position That Confuses Many Chess Engines
Replies: 10
Views: 3013

Re: A Position That Confuses Many Chess Engines

Here is the other position [d]8/4n1k1/8/6PK/4p2P/3B4/8/8 w - - 0 0 "Deep Fritz 10, running with 3 cores active under Boot Camp on my quad-core 2.66Ghz Xeon Intel Mac Pro desktop computer. DF10 has 1024MB hash, *no* EGTs, and default settings otherwise. This first screenshot is not a “cold start”---I...
by AdminX
Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New fide rule that will help you beat your computer : )
Replies: 25
Views: 6086

Re: New fide rule that will help you beat your computer : )

Well, Short has now won twice!! :lol: :lol: [Event "Corus Chess 2008"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2008.01.21"] [Round "8"] [White "Short, Nigel D"] [Black "Cheparinov, Ivan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B92"] [WhiteElo "2645"] [BlackElo "2713"] [Annotator "Robot 3"] [PlyCount "143"] [EventDate "2008.??.?...