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by Look
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: KingBase
Replies: 3
Views: 1244

Re: KingBase

This KingBase has no user ?
by Look
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Locock Gambit
Replies: 8
Views: 1567

Re: Locock Gambit

The move 2 ... d6 is quite rare. Another more common sacrifice is:



Sacrificing a knight in Russian(petrov) defense.
by Look
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19

Any Stockfish analysis of the two rapid games ?
by Look
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: KingBase
Replies: 3
Views: 1244

KingBase

Hi,

What would you say about KingBase database ? What are your observations ?
by Look
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19

In the next game Firouzja played a risky opening in the hope of equalizing the score. After: rnb2rk1/p1q2ppp/1ppbpn2/8/Q1P1P3/2N2N2/PP2BPPP/R1B1K2R w KQ - 0 10 He played the pawn sacrifice c5. A few moves later: r1b2rk1/p1qnbppp/2p1pn2/2p5/Q3PP2/2N3P1/PP1NB2P/R1B2RK1 w - - 0 15 He went for pawn stor...
by Look
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chest for Linux
Replies: 38
Views: 8428

Re: Chest for Linux

This sounds like XBoard training mode. You load a game, select 'Training' in the Mode menu. From then on you can play a move. If it is not the one of the game you get a pop-up saying 'Incorrect move', and the entered move is ignored/taken back. If it is the move of the game, the move is accepted, t...
by Look
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19

After two draws in classical time control , Firouzja lost both rapid games to Ding. First game reached here: 8/7p/1pr1pk2/pR6/P3KP1P/1P6/8/8 w - - 0 46 I thought draw was easy to reach. But White's rook became active and he got the upper hand: 8/8/KR6/p5k1/P7/1r6/8/8 b - - 0 59 I expected ... Ra3 wi...
by Look
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19

It seems drawish to me.
by Look
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chest for Linux
Replies: 38
Views: 8428

Re: Chest for Linux

I am not sure what all this means. You choose to play a color. So who plays the other color? And when? And what? If the other color would never move, you would not be able to progress very far from the initial position... [...] Let's begin from here. In "replay training" user loads a game from a da...
by Look
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Analyzing a position Ding-Firouzja wcup19

Hi, In the following position what may happen after ... Nd5 : r3r1k1/5ppp/pp2pn2/8/P2R4/4B1P1/1P2PP1P/R5K1 b - - 0 23 The game : [Event "FIDE World Cup 2019"] [Site "Khanty-Mansiysk RUS"] [Date "2019.09.17"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Ding, Liren"] [Black "Firouzja, Alireza"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo...