Komodo 14 released.

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Re: Komodo 14 released.

Post by Nordlandia » Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:54 pm

Minor piece duo RN vs BN - the weaker side usually require a pawn to meet the requirement as compensation. I can't think of any possible scenarios were this particular duo excels at, maybe there is positions but hard to imagine.

Btw Chessmaster render of the phoenix knights.

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Re: Komodo 14 released.

Post by Nordlandia » Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:01 am

Some games to highlight my observation.








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Re: Komodo 14 released.

Post by Nordlandia » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:48 pm

This is a dream position for black. All pieces on white squares, rendering the white bishop with no targets. Position is equal.

Considering the circumstances. This should well qualify for material compensation. I.e. material bonus/malus in the material table etc.




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Re: Komodo 14 released.

Post by lkaufman » Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:12 pm

Nordlandia wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:48 pm
This is a dream position for black. All pieces on white squares, rendering the white bishop with no targets. Position is equal.

Considering the circumstances. This should well qualify for material compensation. I.e. material bonus/malus in the material table etc.



I don't see this as a material issue. Black has two everlasting central knight outposts and more space, White has an isolated pawn and a bad bishop and no threats on any weakness, surely more than enough compensation for the exchange for pawn deficit.
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