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Subject: Re: the reason why Anaconda canīt draw against Hydra...

Author: Thomas Lagershausen

Date: 09:16:26 03/01/05

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On March 01, 2005 at 11:57:47, John Merlino wrote:

>On March 01, 2005 at 08:47:11, Thomas Lagershausen wrote:
>
>>[D]2r2r1k/1bqnb1pp/p2pB3/1p1Pp3/2n5/5NNP/PP3PP1/R1BQR1K1 b - - 4 20
>>
>>...is the lack of positional knowledge. This counts for most of curent
>>chessprograms.
>>
>>In the last round of Paderborn Anaconda reaches this position with the black
>>pieces against Hydra and lost without any real resistance.
>>
>>But it is not difficult to see that black has to play against the weak pawn on
>>d5 to get enough counterplay. So, the sacrifice of the exchange by 20...Nc5 or
>>20...Nf6 give black the chance to free his game and equalize the position.
>>
>>Please notice that my intention is to help the programers and not to show how
>>weak chessprograms are playing chess.
>>
>>Have fun and improve your chessprograms.
>>
>>TL
>
>CM9_SKR on a P4-2.4 chooses Nf6 after 0:11. Note that it does NOT expect White
>to reply by taking the c8 Rook, but rather to muster its forces with Ng5
>(earlier PVs suggest Qd3):
>6:14	2/12	0.11	57317517	20...Nf6 21.Ng5 Nb6 22.Bd2 Bxd5
>					23.Bxd5 Nfxd5 24.Ne6 Qc4 25.Re4
>					Qc6 26.Rc1 Nc4 27.Nxf8 Rxf8
>jm

Yeaahh, thatīs a real chessplayer!!

The world of computerchess should go in the school of Johan de Koning.

TL



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