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by Nordlandia
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hard pawn endgame
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Hard pawn endgame

The first position is based on the theme moremovers associated with Otto Blathy. By hard i refer to moremovers such in the style of O.T Blathy. Moremovers have been hard for engines to solve in the past. For example: 2K5/p1p4k/p1p5/2p3p1/6Pb/6p1/p5P1/B7 w - - 0 0 1k6/1P3ppp/P1p5/1pP5/p1p3p1/2P1K1P1/...
by Nordlandia
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hard pawn endgame
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Hard pawn endgame

The first position is based on the theme moremovers associated with Otto Blathy. By hard i refer to moremovers such in the style of O.T Blathy. Moremovers have been hard for engines to solve in the past. For example: 2K5/p1p4k/p1p5/2p3p1/6Pb/6p1/p5P1/B7 w - - 0 0 1k6/1P3ppp/P1p5/1pP5/p1p3p1/2P1K1P1/...
by Nordlandia
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hard pawn endgame
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Hard pawn endgame

M. Zinar | special price | white wins | EG Oct issue 2019

by Nordlandia
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: World Fischer Random Championship
Replies: 98
Views: 5195

Re: World Fischer Random Championship

I agree with Larry on the last one. To get people out of the "opening book" in classical chess, means playing inferior moves. For example such as: 1. b4 1.d3 etc
by Nordlandia
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......
Replies: 32
Views: 2253

Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

It's not so easy for adult people to adapt and change when they've played chess for a lifetime. And with age follows conservatism.
by Nordlandia
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......
Replies: 32
Views: 2253

Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Dann Corbit wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:59 pm
i have zero interest in FRC.
Why is that. FRC eliminates same openings over and over again.
by Nordlandia
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: World Fischer Random Championship
Replies: 98
Views: 5195

Re: World Fischer Random Championship

... The argument is that it will be hyped at first but then slowly die off, maybe worse than Crazyhouse. ... What happened with crazyhouse? Crazyhouse is the top variant played on lichess. The popularity corrersponds to about 1% compared to all classical games on lichess. In other words; for every ...
by Nordlandia
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: World Fischer Random Championship
Replies: 98
Views: 5195

Re: World Fischer Random Championship

The plausible reason why S-Chess haven't taken off is that no top chess website offer it as a playable variant. The argument is that it will be hyped at first but then slowly die off, maybe worse than Crazyhouse. That is all just speculation, we'll need to see it implemented before we can draw concl...
by Nordlandia
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: World Fischer Random Championship
Replies: 98
Views: 5195

Re: World Fischer Random Championship

So is the Komodo S-Chess project completely abandoned?

I recommend this website for popular chess variants. https://pychess-variants.herokuapp.com/
by Nordlandia
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: World Fischer Random Championship
Replies: 98
Views: 5195

Re: World Fischer Random Championship

FIDE need to review the castling rules. There is so many variables in FRC that need to be covered. Should two hand castling be allowed?