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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by Paloma » Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:02 pm

If we don't see a live broadcast, it's no use to us.

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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by lkaufman » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:12 pm

go to chess.com/live, look for games of playkomodo. First game drawn, I pressed for over a hundred moves, trying to win endgame up bishop for two pawns, couldn't find a way.
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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by Marcus9 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:38 pm

I remember that IM daniel rensch won easily vs Komodo with knight odd in a 3'+2" game few years ago (I don't think it run on a fast computer). I bet it won't be that easy now, I'd like to see a rematch, but at least 4 games against IM daniel rensch with this odd, maybe in a live on twich. After all they are fast games, you can contact them for a man vs machine like a few years ago?

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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by lkaufman » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:42 pm

Marcus9 wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:38 pm
I remember that IM daniel rensch won easily vs Komodo with knight odd in a 3'+2" game few years ago (I don't think it run on a fast computer). I bet it won't be that easy now, I'd like to see a rematch, but at least 4 games against IM daniel rensch with this odd, maybe in a live on twich. After all they are fast games, you can contact them for a man vs machine like a few years ago?
2nd game also drawn. I lost the Exchange quite early, and with just two knights for a rook and no particular plan for my side I settled for repetition. Remember that it's much harder for the human with knight odds in 960 than in normal chess. I think Komodo had a plus score overall vs. Danny in knight odds blitz games, and he often took White (so knight and move) and used much slower hardware. We've shown that Komodo is about even at 3' + 2" at knight odds with two reaonably good GMs, Lenderman and Mikhalevski, and that was some years ago.
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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by lkaufman » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:31 pm

3rd game also drawn! This time I came under heavy attack, Komodo sacrificed the exchange for what looked like a winning attack, but apparently it was only enough for perpetual check. Lucky me!
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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by lkaufman » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:16 am

Fourth game I got into trouble in the opening, and never recovered. A rather crushing defeat. Well, 1.5 out of 4 isn't so bad for 960 knight odds. Probably Komodo would lose a match with these conditions to a GM with a current FIDE rating over 2500. Anyway it shows that knight odds works well with 960, it's just less than normal knight odds.
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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by lkaufman » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:39 am

Komodo rules!

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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by lkaufman » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:44 am

In this game Komodo got a strong attack and played an exchange sacrifice (which I expected), which looked likely to win but turned out only to force perpetual check.

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Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Post by lkaufman » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:48 am

I got crushed!
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