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by Look
Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC Season 10 announced
Replies: 105
Views: 41914

Re: TCEC Season 10 announced

Thomas Lagershausen wrote:Last TCEC was very interesting because of the participation of the new Houdini.

I hope we will see again a new Houdini in the tournament.
Yes, Also I like rapid games better than longer timed games. Since I do not like to wait a lot for a move.
by Look
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A french defence game
Replies: 267
Views: 28089

A french defence game

Hi, Kibitzing an on-line game : [pgn] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Nf3 { C19 French Defense: Winawer Variation, Positional Variation } O-O 8. Bd3 h6 9. g4 b6 10. g5 h5 11. h4 Nbc6 12. Be3 c4 13. Be2 Nf5 14. Nh2 g6 15. Bxh5 gxh5 16. Qxh5 Kg7 17. Ng4 Rh8 18. Nh6 Qg8...
by Look
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: A pawn endgame
Replies: 3
Views: 2122

Re: A pawn endgame

I would play a5 on first move. Black should prevent a passed pawn protected by a pawn on the queen side Actually during the game, I expected black to play 31 ... g5 but I did not see a possible later ... h5 as it could prevent white king's infiltration to king-side, which consequently may lead to a...
by Look
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: A pawn endgame
Replies: 3
Views: 2122

A pawn endgame

Hi, The following endgame happened in an on-line blitz game : [pgn] [FEN "5k2/p5pp/1p2p3/4P3/8/8/PPP4P/2K5 w - - 0 31"] 31. b4 b5 32. c4 bxc4 33. Kc2 Ke7 34. b5 Kd7 35. a4 Kc7 36. a5 Kb7 37. h4 a6 38. b6 g6 39. Kc3 h6 40. Kxc4 Kc6 41. Kd4 g5 42. hxg5 hxg5 43. Ke4 g4 44. Kf4 [/pgn] While kibitzing, I...
by Look
Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strange position from weak chess players
Replies: 1
Views: 664

Strange position from weak chess players

Hi,

I was watching an online game between a roughly 700 rated against about 1000 rated. The following position occurred:

[d] r3kb1r/1bppqp2/p4np1/np2p2p/4P2P/P1P1Q1P1/1PBP1P2/RNB1K1NR b KQkq - 4 11

Can you see the correct continuation?
by Look
Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Correspondent games
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re: Correspondent games

The last worthwhile game, I had white pieces: [pgn] [Event ""] [Site "ChessPlanet.ru"] [White "mp"] [Black "Voloshin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2102"] [Remark "7200 1440"] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.g3 dxc4 5.Bg2 a6 6.O-O Nc6 7.Qc2 Nxd4 8.Nxd4 Qxd4 9.Nd2 Nd5 10.Nxc4 Be7 11.Qa4+ Kf8 12.Rd1 Qc5 13.N...
by Look
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Correspondent games
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re: Correspondent games

This time I had black pieces: [pgn] [Event ""] [Site "ChessPlanet.ru"] [White "dudin"] [Black "mp"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "2457"] [BlackElo "2102"] [Remark "7200 1440"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 c5 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.Nf3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 d6 8.O-O O-O 9.Nd2 e5 10.d5 Ne7 11.Qc2 Bd7 12.Rb1 Rb8 13.Bb2 Qa5...
by Look
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ryzen 1800x and best stockfish version
Replies: 17
Views: 5163

Re: Ryzen 1800x and best stockfish version

I have made some speed test on my Ryzen machine with Stockfish Speed Test made by Brice Allenbrand. For the good reproducibility I use one core tests only. My PC is a Ryzen 7 1800x running on 8x4000 MHz and SMT (~HT) is OFF. OS is Windows 7 64 bits. Stockfish dev. used by me is 17062123. Results: A...
by Look
Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Correspondent games
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Correspondent games

Hi, Several years ago, I played some correspondent games. Here is one of the games, I had white pieces: [pgn] [Event ""] [Site "ChessPlanet.ru"] [White "mp"] [Black "terpstra44"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2102"] [BlackElo "2207"] [Remark "7200 1440"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Be...