GM Ehlvest vs Rybka


GM Ehlvest vs. Rybka

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Thibault de Vassal    (2007-03-09)
GM Ehlvest vs. Rybka

A strange match happened between FIDE GM Jaan Ehlvest (2610) and Rybka, with White playing with 7 pawns in all games...

Thibault de Vassal    (2007-03-09 20:36:44)
GM Ehlvest vs. Rybka

... of course Rybka won the match : 5,5 / 2,5

Hannes Rada    (2007-03-10 00:20:44)
How to get an equalized game vs. Rybka

Rybka handicapped by a pawn does not seem to be a sufficient compensation. Let's furnish the human GM with an extra knight :-)

Thibault de Vassal    (2007-03-11 21:05:57)
Shredder 10 vs. Rybka 2.3.1

Quite funny, Harry Schnapp 'organized' a match with the same conditions between Shredder 10 UCI and Rybka 2.3.1 (still playing with 1 pawn less) : Shredder 10 won the match 5,5 / 2,5

Pablo Schmid    (2007-03-12 00:22:02)

Notice that giving a pawn in the starting position is not necessary a big disadvantage, depending of which pawn. For example I do it "everytime" with 1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.f3 (BDG) where after 4..exf3 5.Nxf3, it seems to be a "normal" position, but without the f pawn. And my claim is: White have a dynamical equality with best play against best play!