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Subject: Re: Shirov strong tactical test position

Author: Chris Whittington

Date: 10:25:51 09/23/97

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On September 23, 1997 at 12:39:32, Dirk Frickenschmidt wrote:






>>I tried this on the release version of CSTal. We have this game in 

>>book, so CSTal would play Lf6 without any thought; so I turned the book 

>>off, and put it into infinite mode (PP200).


>>It found Bf6 very fast, then after 25 seconds:


>>Lg5 !! Kg8 f5 Rxe5 Bxh6 g6 fxg6 +1.90, 7 ply, 25 secs.


>>The move was holding later with the score at +2.03 for 9 ply, and 

>>+2..41 failing high at 10 ply, then +2.80 on the 10 ply research.


>>Do I get a beer for this ?  :)




>Of course you will get a beer for this soon as you visit me here in 

>Wuppertal ;-)

> You might even get 3 or five then...

Great :)


Position still holding after several hours, the eval went down, but is 
increasing again, failing high at 3 pawns plus on 13 ply.


Best response is still Rg6, with idea of f5 Rxg5 Qxg5 Rxc3 etc.




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