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by Houdini
Tue May 04, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8
Replies: 135
Views: 9702

Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

Why the hell anand played Bc6? it would be a draw now hxg5 - Kf8 - Bd3. Because Black is in no real danger? That's not the point, Bb5 or Ba4 keeps always the chance to relocate the bishop. There is no reason to cut your possibilities even if you feel safe (that is how you could lose a draw game, on...
by Houdini
Tue May 04, 2010 3:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8
Replies: 135
Views: 9702

Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

michiguel wrote:Why the hell anand played Bc6? it would be a draw now hxg5 - Kf8 - Bd3.
Because Black is in no real danger?
by Houdini
Tue May 04, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8
Replies: 135
Views: 9702

Re: Topalov vs Anand Gmae 8

I think black may be better in this variation since white no longer has his white squared bishop. He just needs to complete his development. Blacks Rf8 could be a good plan to do so. Not sure, currently the black bishops lack scope. White has a lead in development and the white knight is at least a...
by Houdini
Mon May 03, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anand vs Topalov Game 7
Replies: 138
Views: 10623

Re: Anand vs Topalov Game 7

Topalov is using quite an exciting way to play for a draw ;).
by Houdini
Wed Apr 28, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anand vs Topalov Game 4
Replies: 74
Views: 7917

Re: Anand vs Topalov Game 4

Anand is crushing Topalov, this will really hurt the Bulgarian.
The match might already be over...
by Houdini
Wed Apr 28, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anand vs Topalov Game 4
Replies: 74
Views: 7917

Re: Anand vs Topalov Game 4

AdminX wrote:[d]3r1rk1/q7/n2Npp1Q/p3P3/pn6/6P1/1P3PbP/2RR2K1 w - - 0 26
26.exf6 and game over...
by Houdini
Wed Apr 28, 2010 2:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anand vs Topalov Game 4
Replies: 74
Views: 7917

Re: Anand vs Topalov Game 4

Milos wrote:
Houdini wrote:My computer prefers Ng4.
Yup, fail-high after 165M nodes. Seams, a guy there has a fast machine...
Or a better engine? ;)
by Houdini
Wed Apr 28, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anand vs Topalov Game 4
Replies: 74
Views: 7917

Re: Anand vs Topalov Game 4

My computer prefers Ng4.
by Houdini
Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Topalov vs Anand Game 3
Replies: 24
Views: 2780

Re: Topalov vs Anand Game 3

After the excitement of the first two games, I think both players will be quite happy with a draw.
by Houdini
Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: about hash tables and illogical behaviour of chess programs
Replies: 34
Views: 4520

Re: about hash tables and illogical behaviour of chess progr

What is the likelyhood of the following: engine1 plays 1000 games against engine2. We know both engines are exactly equal strong. But one of the two engines always is ahead in the tournament. How likely is it? In my experience this happens quite often - by chance one engine takes a good start and t...