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by Look
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Round 6: Yu Yangyi-Firouzja 2rq1rk1/1p1nbpp1/p2p3p/P2Ppb2/1PP5/4B3/3NBPPP/2RQ1RK1 b - - 0 17 Black played ... Nf6. Aiming at ... Ng4 and consequently gaining a bishop pair advantage. But this maneuver weakens c5 square and takes time as white can counter in the queen-side. Black has choices includin...
by Look
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: Tata Steel 2020

GM Giri is in trouble against the Young Lad Firouzja https://en.chessbase.com/post/tata-steel-chess-2020-live 8/1p5p/2p2k2/p7/P4KP1/7P/1P6/8 b - - 0 1 [FEN/] Firouzja won the game in a complicated endgame. [Event "82nd Tata Steel GpA"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"] [Date "2020.01.16"] [Round "5"] [Whit...
by Look
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: Tata Steel 2020

Round 4 So-Firouzja : 2rr2k1/4bppp/pqn2n2/1p2p3/6b1/PP1BPN2/1BRNQPPP/2R3K1 b - - 0 18 Here Firouzja played the wrong move 18 ... Na7 . After exchange of all rooks white plays h3 , black has to give bishop pair advantage to white as otherwise e5 pawn might be lost. Move like 18 ... Qb7 deserves atten...
by Look
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Tata Steel 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Tata Steel 2020

Hi, From second round game Duda-Firouzja : 3r2k1/p3b1pp/2p1p3/8/2K1P3/2N2RB1/P1n3PP/8 b - - 0 25 Position after 25.Rf3. The f3 rook is in a miserable position , Firouzja played ... Rd7 and the game went for a draw. My old laptop likes ...g5 with the idea of g4 . White seems to be in a semi zugzwang ...
by Look
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: XBoard GTK question
Replies: 0
Views: 538

XBoard GTK question

Hi, I have this question asked here . Also about produce_recent_items() function: backend.c void produce_recent_items(void) { #include <stdbool.h> GtkRecentManager *recent_files; GtkRecentInfo *ri; GList *rf_list; const gchar *rf_str; //GtkWidget *rf_widget; GtkRecentInfo *rf_widget; recent_files=gt...
by Look
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Removing ancient style declaration from XBoard
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Removing ancient style declaration from XBoard

Dann Corbit wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:53 pm
If the symbol is set, the macro does that for you
Reading and understanding code with standard C is easier than these obsolete declarations.
by Look
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Removing ancient style declaration from XBoard
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Removing ancient style declaration from XBoard

Hi, I want to run this code on XBoard source files. Note that it should be run in each sub-folder in XBoard since that seems safer to me. Also this works when there is a single line to be improved upon. Rest of correcting should be manual. Here is code so far : // This code corrects a P((args)) to (...
by Look
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 17
Replies: 264
Views: 27308

Re: Fritz 17

HI,

without reading the whole thread , ChessBase article on Fritz17 is here.

Many GUI enhancements in my opinion.
by Look
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: XBoard GTK
Replies: 14
Views: 2149

Re: XBoard GTK

Sounds like you did not install it. Normally this is done by "sudo make install". This command would place the XBoard binary where it belongs, as well as the data files that XBoard needs in order to run. (The image files for the pieces, background bitmaps for the board, the master settings file, th...
by Look
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: XBoard GTK
Replies: 14
Views: 2149

Re: XBoard GTK

Also running xboard I get this :

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:~$ '/home/mehdi/Documents/Code_Blocks_Projects/xboard_fork/xboard' 
Gtk-Message: 19:48:28.871: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"
No default pieces installed!
Select your own using '-pieceImageDirectory'. (Pawn)