The English Language

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soheil_hooshdaran
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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:58 am

Given
"White's opening treatment was not ambitious, allowing Black to equalize easily.
The opposite-coloured bishops do not give either side reason to hope for more than a draw. Further
exchanges will conf rm this fact, but the difference in rating between the two players forces Black
at least to try. Another positive fact for Black is that his kingside majority is potentially more active
than White's on the queenside. Objectively the position is equal."

What does Objectively imply ?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Ian Thompson » Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:43 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:58 am
Given
"White's opening treatment was not ambitious, allowing Black to equalize easily.
The opposite-coloured bishops do not give either side reason to hope for more than a draw. Further
exchanges will conf rm this fact, but the difference in rating between the two players forces Black
at least to try. Another positive fact for Black is that his kingside majority is potentially more active
than White's on the queenside. Objectively the position is equal."

What does Objectively imply ?
It means the position is equal with best play by both sides. The preceding comments imply that the position is such that it will be easier for Black to find the best moves than it is for White, and that Black is more likely to find the best moves because he is the higher rated player.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:18 pm

Ian Thompson wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:43 pm
soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:58 am
Given
"White's opening treatment was not ambitious, allowing Black to equalize easily.
The opposite-coloured bishops do not give either side reason to hope for more than a draw. Further
exchanges will conf rm this fact, but the difference in rating between the two players forces Black
at least to try. Another positive fact for Black is that his kingside majority is potentially more active
than White's on the queenside. Objectively the position is equal."

What does Objectively imply ?
It means the position is equal with best play by both sides. The preceding comments imply that the position is such that it will be easier for Black to find the best moves than it is for White, and that Black is more likely to find the best moves because he is the higher rated player.
Thanks. So he uses objectively to mean 'with best play" or "inherently"

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:33 pm

What does it mean that:
Plan C (20 points) is the best one, and highlights the secret of such positions: knights can
prove better pieces than bishops here. Of course, we should not underestimate Plan A ( 1 7 points),
because Black retains the option of a potential ... Bxe2, but we should not embrace Plan B ( 10 points), although objectively it doesn't change the position's evaluation too much. A lot of positions are equal, but because of the difference in the strength of the various plans available, as well as the implementation of the appropriate exchanges, they can turn out very pleasantly.
?
means objective evaluation of the position won't changed too much? With respect to what?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:10 am

More practical chances were to be found in [...]
means chances that are more practical
or
additional practical chances?
Thanks in advance

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Re: The English Language

Post by Roger de Coverly » Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:09 am

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:10 am
More practical chances were to be found in [...]
means chances that are more practical
or
additional practical chances?
It could mean either, depending on the context. The "chances that are more practical" meaning is more likely if the annotation is offering a choice between move a as played and move b as recommended.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:12 pm

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:09 am
soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:10 am
More practical chances were to be found in [...]
means chances that are more practical
or
additional practical chances?
It could mean either, depending on the context. The "chances that are more practical" meaning is more likely if the annotation is offering a choice between move a as played and move b as recommended.
Making Black's task easier. More practical chances were to be found in [...] or [...], although White's position is objectively lost in either case.
'The [....] substitute for continuations.

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Re: The English Language

Post by Roger de Coverly » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:21 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:12 pm

Making Black's task easier. More practical chances were to be found in [...] or [...], although White's position is objectively lost in either case.
In the context, it has both meanings. The suggested continuations may be better than the move played and there's more than one of them.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:30 am

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:21 pm
soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:12 pm

Making Black's task easier. More practical chances were to be found in [...] or [...], although White's position is objectively lost in either case.
In the context, it has both meanings. The suggested continuations may be better than the move played and there's more than one of them.
But I need to pick one.
Does it help that th text move, that has the above text as the comment, is 31...Nf5! 32.Rxf5?! ?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:36 am

in
Completing development as soon as possible must be the indicated course of action.

"must be" is a speculation?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:21 am

Plan A is pointless means it is without purpose?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:37 pm

What's the difference between a wrong move and a mistaken move?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:00 pm

I would say that "wrong" is more definitive, and can be viewed as potentially result altering. A "mistaken" move might not be in itself.
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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:55 pm

Thanks.What's a course of action? How does it differ from a treatment?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:26 am

the Author said:
There is no solution to be found
What is the use of 'to be found' here?

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