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General Chess Discussion - Switched colors#16

Yeah, that some engine or another evaluates them slightly differently at some arbitrary depth is NOT at all a demonstration that they are different. They (the starting position where first player i…


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General Chess Discussion - Switched colors#2

I'm not sure exactly what the question is, but here are two points that answer a couple of the questions you might be asking: 1) The side that moves first has some advantage, yes. 2) If black m…


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General Chess Discussion - Championship Match London 2018-Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana-What's your predict?#30

@hangrad This discussion has been beaten to death all over the internet, but let's be clear. The only one of those 3 who legitimately just switched from "home" federation to US was So. Naka's fa…


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General Chess Discussion - 3...Nd4 in Ruy Lopez#8

For resources, http://kenilworthian.blogspot.com/2013/01/ruy-lopez-birds-defense-c61-update.html is a decent place to start. Cheers!


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General Chess Discussion - LeelaNice is useless#5

First, Leela only learns from self-play games generated by the client executable you can get from the site. She doesn't doesn't do "live" online learning while playing other opponents. On the vari…


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General Chess Discussion - I never knew that Stockfish was a flying fat man...#5

Lol, what? That's a game from the DB, not a game from lichess. The PGN clearly shows it's from a freestyle tournament. That's the whole point of a freestyle tournament, humans interactively usi…


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Game analysis - Why does the computer recommend rf4 ?#7

@Toadofsky LC0 is mostly clueless in that position after black's 18th move. It does realize black is better, but it doesn't realize the magnitude of the advantage. I had it do a long-ish search …


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Game analysis - Why does the computer recommend rf4 ?#4

All moves are losing, that one just puts up the most resistance that SF can see. In human terms, the problem is that you're under massive attack on the kingside; you are, however, momentarily a pie…


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Game analysis - Is this a good opening for white? (Diemer gambit)#4

@tpr It's not the Blackmar-Diemer gambit, but it's still Diemer. This is also attributed Diemer, along with another guy, Duhm: https://chesstempo.com/gamedb/opening/627 In terms of its qualit…


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Game analysis - LeelaZero#9

To add to what @etium said, if your GUI has an analysis mode (which just sends a "go infinite" command to a UCI engine) and you want to use that with Leela, you'll probably want to pass another parame…


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