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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by AdminX » Tue May 04, 2010 2:42 pm

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by royb » Tue May 04, 2010 2:47 pm

JuLieN wrote:Can't use my SF right now : it's busy analyzing yesterday's game at depth 28 (with a variation at move #42 : Qb1). :P It takes up to 15/20mn per move on my Core i5 iMac... :?
Interesting. I thought my customized Stockfish was the only one that spotted Qb1 as an interesting alternative to 42. Qa4...

I am not sure it is as strong as Qa4 but it is not that bad either!

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by Milos » Tue May 04, 2010 2:47 pm

Now that Bc2 by Anand was really far from optimal...

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by AdminX » Tue May 04, 2010 2:49 pm

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by Sven » Tue May 04, 2010 2:50 pm

Milos wrote:Now that Bc2 by Anand was really far from optimal...
So which move was better in that drawn position?

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by Milos » Tue May 04, 2010 2:54 pm

Sven Schüle wrote:
Milos wrote:Now that Bc2 by Anand was really far from optimal...
So which move was better in that drawn position?
h6, and +1 is maybe draw for you, but certainly not for everyone...

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by Uri Blass » Tue May 04, 2010 2:56 pm

Sven Schüle wrote:
Milos wrote:Now that Bc2 by Anand was really far from optimal...
So which move was better in that drawn position?

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I do not agree that Bc2 was bad

I see that it is a draw and I do not understand the reason that topalov repeat again and again the same opening line that he cannot win.

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by Sven » Tue May 04, 2010 2:57 pm

Milos wrote:
Sven Schüle wrote:
Milos wrote:Now that Bc2 by Anand was really far from optimal...
So which move was better in that drawn position?
h6, and +1 is maybe draw for you, but certainly not for everyone...
I propose that you play the PV of your favourite engine on a chess board, and then tell me whether the positions towards the end of the PV are really won for White. You will be surprised.

Displaying "+1.XX" does not mean that the position is won. In this case, with unlike bishops and no way for White to make progress, it is simply a draw but the engines have a hard time to see that.

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

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Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Post by kingliveson » Tue May 04, 2010 3:00 pm

Uri Blass wrote: ...I see that it is a draw and I do not understand the reason that topalov repeat again and again the same opening line that he cannot win.
The condition is known as insanity.

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