Anderson, Peter W.   (GBR)       [FICGS member # 8548]



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Peter W. Anderson


Still learning about chess after so many years. I am obviously a slow learner!


Peter W. Anderson has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 56, lost 2 and drawn 162 other games against an average elo of 2304, played advanced chess at fast time controls, now 0 running, 0 won, 1 lost, 3 drawn, played big chess, now 0 running, 1 won, 1 lost, 0 drawn, does not play Go (wei-ch'i, baduk), and does not play poker, finally Peter W. finished a total of 226 games and is not playing any game right now.



Correspondence chess statistics :

vs. Eros Riccio (2545) :   50%   (36 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Alan Ludgate (2342) :   53%   (16 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. J. Robert Archer (2484) :   50%   (9 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Jeroen Van Assche (2508) :   50%   (8 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Vladimir Antonov (2384) :   50%   (8 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Jan Ohlin (2167) :   56%   (8 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Roy Shapland (2375) :   56%   (8 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Hakan Stromberg (2287) :   62%   (8 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Igor Dolgov (2447) :   62%   (8 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Thibault de Vassal (2270) :   68%   (8 games, 3 wins, 0 losses)


Advanced chess statistics :

vs. Alvin Alcala (2489) :   37%   (4 games, 0 wins, 1 losses)


Big chess statistics :

vs. Stephane Legrand (2283) :   50%   (2 games, 1 wins, 1 losses)



Peter W.'s favorite game is : Chess

Style of play : Depends on my mood

Is Peter W. addicted : Yes :)

Uses engines : Yes but I like to think for myself too

Favorite engines : The usual suspects :)

Favorite chess player : Alekhine. Of current players Kramnik.

Languages spoken : English and a little french

Occupation : Retired

Favorite quote : If you are going through hell, keep going.

Favorite movie : Amelie




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Last messages by Peter W. Anderson in the forum :


Komodo 12 with AlphaZero techniques    (2018-06-02 09:21:07)

My gut feeling is that Monte Carlo is most applicable to the opening, but I am not sure that is better than alpha-beta even there.
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Komodo 12 with AlphaZero techniques    (2018-06-01 18:36:45)

Well I am a bit sceptical Thib.

Yes it is using Monte Carlo, but it is not using a neural network which is what made AlphaZero (...)


Leela Chess Zero    (2018-05-15 11:29:42)

Hello everyone :)

I guess most people here will be aware of the Leela Chess Zero project.

I was inter (...)


WCh and other ramblings    (2017-04-19 16:03:14)

To my mind big hardware only helps a little bit at FICGS speeds. Yes if you space bar everything then it might make a lot of difference but if you a (...)


WCh and other ramblings    (2017-04-19 13:42:06)

Congratulations to Eros for retaining his FICGS world title again. A casual glance at our 36 games might give the impression that I did not put him u (...)


Thematic with lowest chances of draw    (2017-04-19 08:46:20)

One possibility would be to take a selection of openings from the last TCEC final. These were deliberately unbalanced to reduce the drawing chances. (...)


Ultimate Challenge Tour 2017, USD 20k    (2017-04-19 08:29:26)

Good luck Alvin - I may come and watch a few game. (...)


Future penalties for games lost on time    (2016-11-30 09:19:39)

Yes, too many losses on time.

I generally tend to give people the benefit of the doubt re personal circumstances, health etc (...)


Failed to receive email    (2016-09-21 08:59:06)

It has been like this for quite a few days now.

I did report it in the chat window but (dare I say it?)someone deleted my post, p (...)


Wch Match Tie Break Rules    (2015-10-16 10:17:47)

I will comment more on the suggestions in this thread when my current match against Eros is finished.

However, I would like to re (...)