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And now you can move pieces around. But don't ask me about making variations, because Winboard's idea of that is awful. :( (...)GUI for Big Chess?
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1) File... -> New Variant here I choose "standard" and specify "Board size" 16 ranks and 16 files. 2) The FEN for Big Chess (...)GUI for Big Chess?
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Can you provide the complete file for the starting position? (...)GUI for Big Chess?
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Also, Winboard is not going to accept Big Chess games copied from FICGS because it only knows stadard notation (for example, Nj4 etc.). When I tried (...)GUI for Big Chess?
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I tried the winboard for that purpose but Winboard has extremely weird/annoying way of adding variations to the game file. (...)GUI for Big Chess?
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The title. (...)Problem players.
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Hello Pavel, please send a private message to me mentioning the tournaments you think about... I'll have a look at it. Many thanks in advance. (...)Problem players.
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Why are players still accepted into tournaments who overwhelmingly fail to finish their games or lose on time? A tady zase jednoho po pár letech vidím (...)Chess & Go in TV shows
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Thanks for the tip Gregory! (...)Chess & Go in TV shows
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In the tv show Andromeda Captain Dylan Hunt plays Go. You can watch Andromeda on the ROkU Channel. (...)RUSSIA AND BELARUS NOT SUSPENDED?
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Sorry if I quoted you wrongly... Could you specify? Yes, first you were talking about wether FIDE and ICCF decisions were justified, but our discussion (...)RUSSIA AND BELARUS NOT SUSPENDED?
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You are quoting me wrongly. And you are doing it intentionally. Moreover, I was talking about whether FIDE and ICCF decisions were justified. My argument (...)RUSSIA AND BELARUS NOT SUSPENDED?
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Few questions more, just curious: 1- Would you like your country (Estonia, I guess) to rejoin Russia's federation (under Putin's regime)? 2- What (...)RUSSIA AND BELARUS NOT SUSPENDED?
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Hello Juri, Thanks for taking time to develop... I agree that justification is the (never easy) key. After thinking about it, I may also agree (...)RUSSIA AND BELARUS NOT SUSPENDED?
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To Thibault de Vassal: Thank you for taking a look at my open letter on Medium. “... isn’t it a bit short to compare Russia’s war in Ukraine (...)RUSSIA AND BELARUS NOT SUSPENDED?
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Extract from your open letter: "Second, this decision was discriminatory and selective. For example, US correspondence chess players were not punished (...)RUSSIA AND BELARUS NOT SUSPENDED?
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I wrote an open letter to the Estonian Correspondence Chess Federation that I am leaving this organization. https://eintalu.medium.com/an-open-let (...)Chess Cup-1st Stage
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Finally... I was waiting for the last game ending :) It should start today. It will be a (very) big tournament. (...)Chess Cup-1st Stage
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All 5th Ficgs Cup 1st Stage games are now complete. We can now progress onto the Final Stage. (...)World Cup
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Amazing games! (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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me eigher (...)Advertising a win or a draw with 7th or
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You found the right way (email or any way to contact webmaster)... As of January 2023, rule is : "11. 5. Adjudications In some cases, the (...)Advertising a win or a draw with 7th or
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How can I advertise a win or a draw with 7th or 6th figure base playoffs 1!? (...)poker reflection time
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Nov. 12, 2022 was the last game, but still no epoints (...)World Cup
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I was almost ok on this one... but penalties was against my guess. Congrats Argentina! (...)poker reflection time
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The prize is the one specified in the WCH waiting list page at the time it is awarded... it never changed so far so it will be 100 epoints. Wow, different (...)poker reflection time
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2016.11.04 began the Poker World Championship number 12 but I don't know what the price for winning is, just that I won it now (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Thibault, is it possible to have thematics tournaments, double round robin and in a starting position unbalanced ? (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Let's solve King Gambit finally. :P (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Maybe someone wants to play Bishop gambit thematic games/matches? I'm interested. But not the fast time control... instead at least +1 day/move, if (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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I think the meanning of this topic is now to find some positions where theory is unclear I think it's the case of the bishop's gambit, and for the traxler, (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Of course, it is rarely played (and maybe you count thematic tournaments)... but the aim is to find complex lines that decrease the rate of draws, rig (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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In my openning tree of 200 000 games with games played since 2019 and players rated 2400 and more in big datatbase 2023 + games played since 2019 and players (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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In my openning tree of 11 700 000 games with games of big database 2023 + correspondence database 2022 + games play on FICGS in 2022 : Bishop's Gambit (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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> I still believe that Traxler counter attack could bring really good matches, tournaments & championships :) I'm currently using my e-points (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Did anyone "calculate" what opening leads to the lowest rate of draws in engines tournaments? (or Stockfish vs. Stockfish) (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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I still believe that Traxler counter attack could bring really good matches, tournaments & championships :) (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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That was gazillion years ago. (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Heh, the discussion reminds my efforts to refute Traxler (with Bxf7). :D We had some thematic games where draw counted as loss for white. (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Yes John Shaw, I forget to write is name (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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If you mean John Shaw's book on the King's Gambit, I have that book and he did say that the Bishop's Gambit is refuted. But he qualifies what he means: (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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But John said he had refuted the bishop's gambit (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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I think it's better to play a position with players can't open the center. But i'm ok to play a thematic tournament with black and white on bishop's gambit. (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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I couldn't use the link but I found game number 137701. You won against the King's Gambit but your opponent played 3 d4. Which is actually the kind of (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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Btw, here is the link to the gsame where I won against a KG with Nf3: https://ficgs.com/user_page.php?page=viewer&game=137701&auto=1&flip= (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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I am aware of these issues, nevertheless I think I could give any black player a difficult correspondence game in these two variations. (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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What does it even mean to have an advantage? Engine analysis has changed my perspective on this issue. From a human perspective, we can say that white (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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In case of the openings I mentioned earlier, I think there is a possibility for white to hold on to an advantage. The problem is that with the superhuman (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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The problem with the two opening you suggested is that they're too good. Neither side made a mistake, so the engines will hold the draw every time (barring (...)I did not win a game since 3 years
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I think it would be best to let every player take an equal amount of games with every colour. (...)