The English Language

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Barry Sandercock
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Re: The English Language

Post by Barry Sandercock » Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:11 pm

If you are looking for a solution. There is no solution to be found.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:34 pm

Thanks. The author seems to repeatedly use side to mean flank.
Why is it?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Roger de Coverly » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:15 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:34 pm
Why is it?
The word flank can mean side.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:25 am

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:15 pm
soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:34 pm
Why is it?
The word flank can mean side.
So flank and side are interchangeable?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:50 am

In a chess sense, pretty much - you have surely heard of "flank openings"?
"Set up your attacks so that when the fire is out, it isn't out!" (H N Pillsbury)

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:35 pm

Yes

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:39 pm

What's the difference between
superiority on dark squares
And
more domination of dark squares?

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:05 am

Or I should ask, any difference

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Re: The English Language

Post by Barry Sandercock » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:38 am

No real difference.

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:06 pm

What does it mean that "[...] would not be much for White"
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Re: The English Language

Post by Andy Stoker » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:15 pm

Are you sure that is exactly what is said? In any event, it means that [...] would not bring great additional benefit for White

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:36 am

Andy Stoker wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:15 pm
Are you sure that is exactly what is said? In any event, it means that [...] would not bring great additional benefit for White
Yes, mean the continuation doesn't have much for White?

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Re: The English Language

Post by Andy Stoker » Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:08 pm

Yes - that's how I take it ... if white were trying to win, then [...] would not lead necessarily to a winning advantage

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:12 am

Andy Stoker wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:08 pm
Yes - that's how I take it ... if white were trying to win, then [...] would not lead necessarily to a winning advantage
Thanks

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Re: The English Language

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:14 am

What does objectively mean in
we should not embrace Plan B ( 10 points), although objectively it doesn't change the position's evaluation too much.
And What's the need for it?

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