Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the Engine

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BrendanJNorman
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Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the Engine

Post by BrendanJNorman » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:29 am

Hey Guys,

This is a human vs engine blitz game.

My question to you is: Which side is the human?

Please use your own chess knowledge and experience, don't just check the game against engines...thats nerd behavior - be cool! 8-)

Here it is!

[pgn] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d3 Nf6 3. Nbd2 c5 4. e4 Nc6 5. g3 e5 6. Bg2 d4 7. Nc4 Bd6 8. O-O
h6 9. Nh4 g6 10. f4 exf4 11. Nxd6+ Qxd6 12. Bxf4 Qe6 13. c3 Nd7 14. cxd4 cxd4
15. Qd2 h5 16. Rac1 Nde5 17. Bxe5 Nxe5 18. Nf3 Nxf3+ 19. Rxf3 O-O 20. Qh6 Qe5
21. Rcf1 Qg7 22. Qg5 Be6 23. Qe7 b6 24. Rf6 Rfe8 25. Qb7 Reb8 26. Qc6 Rc8 27.
Qd6 Rd8 28. Qe5 Rac8 29. Rxe6 fxe6 30. Qxe6+ Kh8 31. Rf7 Rc1+ 32. Bf1 Rf8 33.
Rxg7 Rcxf1+ 34. Kg2 R1f2+ 35. Kh3 Kxg7 36. Kh4 Kh6 37. g4 Rxh2+ 38. Kg3 Rff2
39. gxh5 Rhg2+ 40. Kh3 Rh2+ 41. Kg3 Rhg2+ 42. Kh3 Rh2+ 43. Kg3 1/2-1/2[/pgn]

So? Which side is the engine? :lol:

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Re: Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the En

Post by styx » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:06 am

Black is the engine

cc2150dx
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Re: Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the En

Post by cc2150dx » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:07 pm

I'm only club level strength, but I believe the engine is black.
Komodo tester

BrendanJNorman
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Re: Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the En

Post by BrendanJNorman » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:00 pm

Both wrong. :lol:

My new Rodent III Personality "Strangler" was white and I was black.

So either I succeded in creating another human-like opponent or I myself play like an engine. Either way I'm happy. :)

Here's are a couple more Rodent III Strangler games:

They both show how he got his name. He strangles your pieces until they're trapped.

A little embarrassing how I got my queen trapped, this guy always has a trick up his sleeve! :)

[pgn][Event "3 Minutes/Game + 2 Seconds/Move"]
[Site "Strangler in Action, BRENDANNO"]
[Date "2017.04.04"]
[Round "1.6"]
[White "AnMon5.10"]
[Black "Rodent III 0.172 Strangler"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C50"]
[PlyCount "106"]
[EventDate "2017.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. c3 Bb6 6. d4 exd4 7. cxd4 Nf6 8.
Nc3 O-O 9. d5 Ne5 10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. Qf3 h6 12. Qg3 Qd6 13. Nb5 Qb4 14. b3 a6
15. Ba3 Qa5 16. Bxf8 Kxf8 17. Nc3 Bd4 18. Rac1 b5 19. b4 Qxb4 20. Bb3 Bd7 21.
h3 a5 22. Qd3 Rc8 23. Rfe1 a4 24. Bd1 c5 25. Bf3 c4 26. Qc2 Qa3 27. Re2 b4 28.
Nb1 Qd3 29. Qxd3 cxd3 30. Rxc8+ Bxc8 31. Re1 b3 32. axb3 axb3 33. Rc1 Bd7 34.
Rd1 Bb5 35. Na3 Ba6 36. Nb1 b2 37. g3 Ke7 38. Na3 g5 39. Nb1 h5 40. h4 g4 41.
Bh1 Nd7 42. Bg2 Nc5 43. Re1 Kd6 44. Rd1 Nb3 45. Bf1 Nc1 46. Kg2 f6 47. Kh2 Bxf2
48. Rd2 Bd4 49. Rd1 Ne2 50. Rd2 f5 51. exf5 e4 52. Rd1 Be5 53. Bxe2 dxe2 0-1[/pgn]

[pgn][Event "Blitz 3m+2s"]
[Site "Guangzhou"]
[Date "2017.04.04"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Rodent III Strangler"]
[Black "Norman, Brendan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B62"]
[PlyCount "53"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8.
Bxf6 gxf6 9. Bb5 Bd7 10. Bxc6 Bxc6 11. Qd2 O-O-O 12. O-O-O Kb8 13. Nxc6+ Qxc6
14. Rhe1 h5 15. Kb1 h4 16. a4 a6 17. Re3 Rc8 18. Rh3 Be7 19. f5 Qc5 20. Ne2 Qe5
21. Qd3 Rhg8 22. g3 hxg3 23. hxg3 Rg7 24. Nf4 Rcg8 25. Qb3 exf5 26. Rd3 fxe4
27. Rd5 1-0[/pgn]

Isaac
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Re: Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the En

Post by Isaac » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:06 pm

I guessed the engine is white in case you want to gather tons of guesses for a statistical test.

Stan Arts
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Re: Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the En

Post by Stan Arts » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:33 pm

I guessed white engine. Reason being moves like black 14. ..cxd4 instead of Nxd4 as few engines would pass up putting a knight there. Also typical white queen moves such as 20. Qh6 what's it going to do there? And 23. Qe7 hint engine.

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Re: Challenge: Which Side is the Human, Which Side is the En

Post by PK » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:44 pm

Nice! Give it a book with Reti opening - this is how I try to play chess.

[pgn]1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. d3 f6 6. e4 d4 7. Nh4 Be6 8. f4 Qd7 9. Qh5+ Bf7 10. Qe2 O-O-O 11. Nd2 g6 12. a3 Bh6 13. Ndf3 Be6 14. b4 Qd6 15. Bd2 exf4 16. gxf4 cxb4 17. axb4 Kb8 18. e5 fxe5 19. b5 Nce7 20. Nxe5 Nf6 21. Rfb1 Ned5 22. Nc4 Qd7 23. f5 Bxf5 24. Bxh6 Rhe8 25. Qd2 Qc7 26. b6 axb6 27. Rxb6 Nxb6 28. Bf4 Nxc4 29. Bxc7+ Kxc7 30. dxc4 Ne4 31. Qa5+ b6 32. Qa7+ Kc6 33. Qa4+ Kc7 34. Qb5 Bc8 35. c5 Nxc5 36. Qc6+ Kb8 1-0[/pgn]

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