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- Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:10 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Media comments on chess
- Replies: 1862
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Barry Sandercock wrote:What's the solution ? I don't get it.
The white pawns lock in Black's heavy pieces and can't be captured by the black bishops which by themselves cannot mate the white king.
Some photos (more to come): http://brendanogorman.smugmug.com/Chess/Hastings-2017
Here's a link to a new site for my chess photos: http://brendanogorman.smugmug.com/Chess . I was previously using Google's Picasa but that's been discontinued. The photos are still there but (I am told) in a jumbled order. I hope to move many of the photos there to the new site. For the moment, the ...
- Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:48 pm
- Forum: Live Games
- Topic: 11th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress
- Replies: 86
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Speculation, I confess, but I suspect there's something about FIDE rated congresses that tend to deter the lower graded player (even if their section isn't FIDE rated). I think I'm right in saying that's been the experience of Sean Hewitt and Adam Raoof. The deterrent factor could be the assumption ...
- Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:35 pm
- Forum: Chess Questions
- Topic: Engines fail to find mate in two
- Replies: 25
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Komodo 10, Stockfish 7 and Deep Hiarcs 14 all find the two move mate instantly. I inadvertently set up the position the wrong way round initially, i.e. with White playing down the board. That turned out to be a mate in three.