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General Chess Discussion - Why can't humans beat computers in chess?#60

> Of course, the newer versions crushed the older, that is what it's about, getting faster and capable of storing more memory. I don't think you read the post... 1. All the engines played on pe…


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General Chess Discussion - Why can't humans beat computers in chess?#49

It's not a religion. We have hard data, like this post, that strongly suggest top engine Elo on modern desktop hardware would is astronomical https://www.reddit.com/r/chess/comments/76cwz4/15_years_of…


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General Chess Discussion - Why can't humans beat computers in chess?#21

If you think engine strength is "just" a matter of brute force calculation, check out this investigation where new engines were pitted against old engines on the same hardware: https://www.reddit.com/…


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General Chess Discussion - Crazyhouse puzzles and Crazyhouse960 on Chess Variants Training#10

> Obvious second recommendation is to include less efficient mates, which will take considerable more programming effort. I think this wouldn't require a huge amount of programming effort to adapt …


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General Chess Discussion - Crazyhouse puzzles and Crazyhouse960 on Chess Variants Training#5

Hi Flourish. The script I used can be viewed here https://gist.github.com/rpdelaney/a25f2bc42ec674b3901ce15a9355425b Note that it's not completely bug free yet, but I was able to generate upwards o…


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General Chess Discussion - Crazyhouse puzzles and Crazyhouse960 on Chess Variants Training#2

Some suggestions/facts: Register an account first, so that you can track your progress and won't be presented with the same puzzles each time you come to the site. Take your time. In each positi…


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Game analysis - Stockfish doesn't understand this sacrifice ???! #8

Stockfish gives up on b5 at Depth 17 (where it switches to Bd7, before ultimately settling on Bf3!). That should give you some idea of how much time it gets to evaluate the positions on Lichess. St…


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Lichess Feedback - Bad training problem(s)#4

I suppose there must be something in my brain that makes this one appallingly easy for me. (Don't worry, I do mind-numbingly numb stuff on most of of the others...) But I literally can't even see any …


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Lichess Feedback - Bad training problem(s)#1

I just came across this one: http://en.lichess.org/training/13415 Black plays Qxf3, whereupon white plays Ng3 and the puzzle ends in victory. So what, exactly, is the puzzle here?


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