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Subject: Re: Movei @ CCT6

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 05:12:28 02/02/04

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On February 02, 2004 at 04:04:30, Luis Smith wrote:

>On the day of the dead line Uri asked me to operate for him CCT6 because my
>hardware is about double his even though I run on only an XP 2200.  I accepted
>of course.  Movei went 2.5/5.0 in the first day with a loss to Pharoaon and
>finished with a 3.0/4.0 in the 2nd day with its only loss coming to SpiderChess.
> It wound up with a 5.5/9.0 which is a big improvement over CCT5 where Movei
>finished 4.0/9.0.
>Game 1 Movei - Junior 1/2 - 1/2
>[Event "ICS rated standard match"]
>[Site ""]
>[Date "2004.01.31"]
>[Round "?"]
>[White "MoveiXX"]
>[Black "ban"]
>[Result "1/2-1/2"]
>[WhiteElo "2351"]
>[BlackElo "2701"]
>[PlyCount "314"]
>[EventDate "2004.??.??"]
>[TimeControl "2700+10"]
>1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qf3 h6 8. Bxf6
>Qxf6 9. Qxf6 gxf6 10. O-O-O Bd7 11. Nb3 h5 12. h4 b5 13. a3 Nc6 14. Be2 Bc8 15.
>Kb1 Bd7 16. Rhg1 Be7 17. f4 Rd8 18. Rgf1 Rb8 19. Rd2 Bc8 20. a4 bxa4 21. Nxa4
>Bf8 22. Nc3 Rb4 23. Rfd1 Be7 24. Rxd6
>[D]2b1k2r/4bp2/p1nRpp2/7p/1r2PP1P/1NN5/1PP1B1P1/1K1R4 b k - 0 24
>{Up until this point both programs were
>shuffling peices around getting them positioned.  When Movei played Rxd6 things
>got very exciting.} Bxd6 25. Rxd6 Nb8 26. g3 Ke7 27. Rd1 Nd7 28. Na5 Rb6 {
>This is where Uri thinks that Rb6 was a blunder.  I think its a bit later.} 29.
>Rd4 Rg8 30. Rc4 Bb7 31. Rc7 Ba8 32. Na4 Rd6 {Rd6 seemed to be the move where
>Junior blundered and I saw Movei's evaluation go up a bit.  I still wasn't
>sure if Movei would convert the position into a win.}

I agree that 32...Rd6 is another blunder but 29...Rb6 is already losing black
material advantage based on my analysis when I gave yace only material(special
version that Dieter sent me) to learn from previous search so if black can win
then it is probably without that move.


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