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by Look
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2071

Re: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018

r4rk1/2p1npb1/2Nq3p/pp4p1/3P4/PN1Q2P1/1P3PP1/2R2RK1 w - - 0 23 Here better seems to be 23. Nbxa5 rather than 23. Qxb5 taking an extra pawn. [Event "World Rapid 2018"] [Site "St Petersburg RUS"] [Date "2018.12.28"] [Round "13.5"] [White "Firouzja, Alireza"] [Black "Wang, Hao"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [EC...
by Look
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2071

Re: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018

r1bq1rk1/1p1n1pb1/p2p1np1/2pP3p/P3P3/2N1BP2/1P1Q2PP/R1N1KB1R b KQ - 0 13 Blacks plays ... Rb8 with the idea of ... b5. Unfortunately after ... Ne5 h3, ... Bd7 is not possible because of white playing f4 trapping the Knight on e5. So it seems that ... Rb8 is a waste of a tempo. [Event "St Petersburg...
by Look
Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2071

Re: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018

2r2r2/pp2ppbk/2n1b1pp/q1pN3n/2P5/4B1P1/PP1NPPBP/R1QR2K1 b - - 0 15 In this position white played passive a3, even though a4 with the threat of Nb3 then a5 then Bd2 Bc3 neutralizes blacks play. [Event "World Rapid 2018"] [Site "St Petersburg RUS"] [Date "2018.12.27"] [Round "10.8"] [White "Firouzja,...
by Look
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2071

Re: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018

1kr5/1p1bbp2/1q1ppp2/7p/p1rNPP2/2NRQ1P1/PPP4P/1K1R4 b - - 0 24 Black can attack on whites king and he has a pair of bishops. It seems to me, he should keep Queens on board and open the center. Here moves like ...d5 or ... a3 seem better: [Event "World Rapid 2018"] [Site "St Petersburg RUS"] [Date "...
by Look
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Firouzja in World Rapid 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2071

Firouzja in World Rapid 2018

Hi, r1b1k2r/pp3ppp/1qn1pn2/1N1p4/2P5/P5P1/1P1QPP1P/R1B1KB1R w KQkq - 0 10 In Firouzja vs Andreikin white played Qe3 here, but black played ... d4 preventing the Qs exchange, keeping the game closed and gaining time by attacking whites Q. Instead better is: 10. Nd6+ Ke7 11. cxd5 (11. Nxc8+ Raxc8 12. ...
by Look
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Matthew Sadler analysis of A0 vs SF [Edit: A0 published in Science?]
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: Matthew Sadler analysis of A0 vs SF [Edit: A0 published in Science?]

Not sure if these videos are being posted in another thread but it might be interesting, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JacRX6cKIaY edit: published here apparently http://science.sciencemag.org/content/362/6419/1140 From the "article" : [...] AlphaZero is a generic reinforcement learning and searc...
by Look
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 10 beta
Replies: 27
Views: 6775

Re: Stockfish 10 beta

Hi,

What about the new Cfish based on Stockfish 10 ?
by Look
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: B strategy is the future.
Replies: 14
Views: 2289

Re: B strategy is the future.

Hi,

I think new paths should be examined. But I have my own doubts about these methods in Chess:
  • Artificial neural networks (ANN): Can you consider chess board as continuous ?
  • Monte carlo algorithm (MCA): Is a forced line same as other lines ?
by Look
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A variation of a game
Replies: 0
Views: 506

A variation of a game

Hi, What do you and your chess computer think about the variation that I found with a laptop ? Initial position is taken from a game : r1bqkb1r/p1pp1ppp/2p2n2/8/4P3/8/PPP2PPP/RNBQKB1R w KQkq - 0 6 [Event "EU-ch 17th"] [Site "?"] [Date "2016.05.17"] [Round "6"] [White "Hracek, Zbynek"] [Black "Korchm...
by Look
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chessbomb's old Stockfish
Replies: 0
Views: 628

Chessbomb's old Stockfish

Hi,

The chess broadcasting site, chessbomb.com uses Stockfish 8, rather than Stockfish 9.