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by Look
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A pawn endgame analysis
Replies: 15
Views: 2248

Re: A pawn endgame analysis

[...] The original position appears to be a draw as well: 0.00 27. Kf4 Ke6 28. Kg5 Kd5 29. Kh6 c5 30. h4 cxd4 31. cxd4 Kxd4 32. Kxh7 e5 33. Kxg6 e4 34. h5 e3 35. h6 e2 36. h7 Kd3 37. h8=Q e1=Q 38. Qh3+ Kc2 39. Qb3+ Kc1 40. Qc4+ Kb2 41. g4 a5 42. a4 Qb4 43. Qb5 Ka3 44. g5 Qe4+ 45. Kf6 Qf4+ 46. Ke6 Qe...
by Look
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A pawn endgame analysis
Replies: 15
Views: 2248

Re: A pawn endgame analysis

Yeah, also, if you're on mobile you can download a "7men Lomonosov Tablebases" application (that uses my curved arrows for Knight moves :mrgreen: ) where you can input any position with 7 pieces or less and it tells you if it's drawn or not, and how many moves to mate. If you only care about game r...
by Look
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A pawn endgame analysis
Replies: 15
Views: 2248

A pawn endgame analysis

Hi,

Following an online game, this pawn endgame happened :



How do you analyse it ?

Also a line led to the following position for me :



What is your tell ?
by Look
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: opposite castling armageddon
Replies: 40
Views: 6345

Re: opposite castling armageddon

Hi,

What if both sides play two extra blitz games , until someone is a winner in double games ? No such single game armageddon as you may expect.
by Look
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Analyze a position
Replies: 14
Views: 1392

Analyze a position

Can you analyze this opening position for me ?



The position is taken from an online game.
by Look
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Linux flavors - opinions
Replies: 29
Views: 5749

Re: Linux flavors - opinions

Ubuntu has gcc 7.0 by default which is fine, but CentOS 7 on the other hand comes with 4.8.5 which is a royal pain. It can't compile my fortran 2008 and c++11 codes most of the time. yum-config-manager --enable rhel-server-rhscl-7-rpms \ && yum -y install devtoolset-7-gcc devtoolset-7-gcc-c++ devto...
by Look
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Linux flavors - opinions
Replies: 29
Views: 5749

Re: Linux flavors - opinions

[...] So here is my real question: what is the best linux variant for the real programmer who wants to get work done? I don't need kid gloves, but I want things to work in a way that seems logical to me. Hi, I have some experience with Ubuntu. If you want , you may try these distributions that I am ...
by Look
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Hyper bullet chess
Replies: 6
Views: 2664

Re: Hyper bullet chess

I prefer increment in blitz games. Like 3min+2sec
by Look
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Pragg vs Firouzja in asian championship
Replies: 5
Views: 762

Firouzja in asian championship 2019

Round 4 vs Gupta : r2r2k1/1q3ppp/4p3/N1n5/Rb6/BPp1P1P1/5P1P/2Q2RK1 b - - 0 21 It seems to me that Firouzja needs to improve his technique. [Event "Asian Continental-ch Open 2019"] [Site "XingTai"] [Date "2019.06.10"] [Round "4.2"] [White "Gupta, Abhijeet"] [Black "Firouzja, Alireza"] [Result "0-1"] ...
by Look
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Some bird attack
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

Re: Some bird attack

Against 1. f4 I would answer 1... d5 called reversed dutch opening.