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by Pafifi
Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Where Does The Solution To Chess Lie?
Replies: 10
Views: 757

Re: Where Does The Solution To Chess Lie?

I think there are several steps to the solution: Step 1: Build an engine that will never lose on either color, or always win on a certain color, from the start position, against any opponent, including iteslf. Step 2: If the engine never loses on either color, the ultimate solution may very likely b...
by Pafifi
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is 1. h4 Qc7 really better than 1. Qe1?
Replies: 6
Views: 660

Re: Is 1. h4 Qc7 really better than 1. Qe1?

What's the point of Qe1 ? Here are the 5 best moves analyzed with SF until depth=56 Stockfish_20071720_x64_modern: ... 50/74 1:24:01 36.252.541k 7.190k +1,09 1.Bd2 Qb2 2.Qxb2 Rxb2 3.Rdc1 Rfb8 4.h4 R2b7 5.Kh2 Ra7 6.h5 Rxa1 7.Rxa1 Rb7 8.c3 Ra7 9.Rc1 Bc8 10.Rb1 Kf7 11.Be1 Ra4 12.Rb6 Bd7 13.Nd3 Ra3 14....
by Pafifi
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is 1. h4 Qc7 really better than 1. Qe1?
Replies: 6
Views: 660

Re: Is 1. h4 Qc7 really better than 1. Qe1?

What's the point of Qe1 ? Here are the 5 best moves analyzed with SF until depth=56 Stockfish_20071720_x64_modern: ... 50/74 1:24:01 36.252.541k 7.190k +1,09 1.Bd2 Qb2 2.Qxb2 Rxb2 3.Rdc1 Rfb8 4.h4 R2b7 5.Kh2 Ra7 6.h5 Rxa1 7.Rxa1 Rb7 8.c3 Ra7 9.Rc1 Bc8 10.Rb1 Kf7 11.Be1 Ra4 12.Rb6 Bd7 13.Nd3 Ra3 14....
by Pafifi
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is 1. h4 Qc7 really better than 1. Qe1?
Replies: 6
Views: 660

Is 1. h4 Qc7 really better than 1. Qe1?


This is from Hard Talkchess 2020. I can't understand why 1. h4 instead of Qe1?
by Pafifi
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Walking Knight
Replies: 3
Views: 593

Re: The Walking Knight


An insignificant advantage for white.
by Pafifi
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hard positions posted for 6 last moonths
Replies: 53
Views: 17042

Re: Hard positions posted for 6 last moonths

The Rybka form puzzle

Didn't see the winning line … My laptop SF insists on drawish …
by Pafifi
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Engine Crackers (2)
Replies: 5
Views: 1172

Re: The Engine Crackers (2)


The advantage seems insignificant?
by Pafifi
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ne6+ winning at first glance, but drawing at a closer look?
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Ne6+ winning at first glance, but drawing at a closer look?


Can white win?
by Pafifi
Sat May 30, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I nominate this puzzle into Hard-TalkChess-2021
Replies: 8
Views: 1671

Re: I nominate this puzzle into Hard-TalkChess-2021

Other candidates:

Nf7 winning

Bxe6 winning
by Pafifi
Sat May 30, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I nominate this puzzle into Hard-TalkChess-2021
Replies: 8
Views: 1671

I nominate this puzzle into Hard-TalkChess-2021


@Vinvin
Do you think it's hard enough?