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clumma
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Losing Chess is weakly solved

Post by clumma » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:34 am

Pardon if this has been discussed here before, but it's new to me.

Losing Chess is weakly solved -- 1. e3 wins for white. Site with full details, including an online solution browser

http://magma.maths.usyd.edu.au/~watkins/LOSING_CHESS/

-Carl

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Re: Losing Chess is weakly solved

Post by Guenther » Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:45 am

clumma wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:34 am
Pardon if this has been discussed here before, but it's new to me.

Losing Chess is weakly solved -- 1. e3 wins for white. Site with full details, including an online solution browser

http://magma.maths.usyd.edu.au/~watkins/LOSING_CHESS/

-Carl
...only a bit over 2 years too late - it's more commonly known as 'Suicide Chess'
http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.p ... ed#p689200
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Re: Losing Chess is weakly solved

Post by clumma » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:01 pm

Guenther wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:45 am

...only a bit over 2 years too late - it's more commonly known as 'Suicide Chess'
http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.p ... ed#p689200
Yes, I noted this possibility in my post. Anyway, the solution has been updated since then.

-Carl

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Re: Losing Chess is weakly solved

Post by Spliffjiffer » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:07 pm

1.e3 wins, yeah, i think we had this ardy some time ago, sry...in view of the circumstance that this statement has to be one more big hoax in my REALLY honest opinion, i wonder if u might possibly be in relationship with "Lyudmil" (whom i learned to honor with time passing by)...let me give u this for the records: ;-)
Wahrheiten sind Illusionen von denen wir aber vergessen haben dass sie welche sind.

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Re: Losing Chess is weakly solved

Post by syzygy » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:52 am

Spliffjiffer wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:07 pm
1.e3 wins, yeah, i think we had this ardy some time ago, sry...in view of the circumstance that this statement has to be one more big hoax in my REALLY honest opinion, i wonder if u might possibly be in relationship with "Lyudmil" (whom i learned to honor with time passing by)...let me give u this for the records: ;-)
This is not a hoax. It is about losing chess, not chess. Read carefully.

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Re: Losing Chess is weakly solved

Post by Spliffjiffer » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:29 pm

"Losing Chess" is a variation of classical "chess"...aha, thank you @sysygy (i didnt read at all, opened the site, saw the startpos and 1.e3 and left the website, ill try to be more careful next time, thx)...seems im currently on an unlucky stint on commenting things im not interested nor competent in...ill do better to concentrate on specific "chess"-problems than trying to fiddle inbetween, my apologizes...next time i read sth like "google shits" or "Loosing Chess" i simply shut up.
have fun :-)
Wahrheiten sind Illusionen von denen wir aber vergessen haben dass sie welche sind.

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