Value of a really good book

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Re: Value of a really good book

Post by jdart » Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:43 am

By the way, I am looking at some of the games from Frank Quisinky's ongoing 20+5 tournament (viewtopic.php?f=6&t=74283). He published a link to a file of short games (ended with mate). Quite a large number of these are due to opening disasters: either a bad opening fed to the engines, or a bad move very soon after the end of the book line. Just one example:


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Re: Value of a really good book

Post by Dann Corbit » Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:58 am

Books are (IMO) extrememly temporal.
You write a good book, which has clever lines.
The lines get played. People examine the wins/losses.
They will never be duped again.
But in the end, the books always move forward.
The bad lines are exposed and the good lines are exploited.
Just common sense
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