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Francophone - Nouveau club à Laon !#1

Ce matin j'ai eu l'agréable surprise d'apprendre l'existence d'un club d'échecs à Laon : https://imgur.com/a/FBIC50h J'y vais demain, j'espère qu'il y aura du monde.


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Off-Topic Discussion - Searching for the title of a story from a German author#5

Confession time. This summer I basically lost my mind. I thought I was victim of a similar story, more than thirty years after separating from a girl in primary school. Being able to recall thi…


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Off-Topic Discussion - Searching for the title of a story from a German author#3

YES! Thank you so much.


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Off-Topic Discussion - How many bytes are in a kilobyte? (Opinion)#4

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metric_prefix?wprov=sfla1


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General Chess Discussion - I was reading this post about never resigning and...#14

@Notfall "...even when an obvious checkmate in a few movies is coming." I once played an OTB 2h game against a much stronger opponent, and got a nice attack - so i went into tank mode to find the best…


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General Chess Discussion - I was reading this post about never resigning and...#11

"never resigning" means you don't resign even when an obvious checkmate in a few movies is coming. That's just dumb IMHO. Nobody enjoys being checkmated, why voluntary going through that pain? So…


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General Chess Discussion - I was reading this post about never resigning and...#7

Regarding people who never resign : today I've read about contempt factor in chess programming. https://www.chessprogramming.org/Contempt_Factor It's now clearer to me that never resigning is a …


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General Chess Discussion - Voice command#5

The computer should either be able to ask the human to clarify, or the human should be able to correct the computer if it misunderstood. This would not be possible between two humans as they would …


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General Chess Discussion - Voice command#3

It sure can be used, but it would not feel comfortable. You don't just want something that works, you want something that feels smooth and natural, not clumsy.


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General Chess Discussion - Voice command#1

I was watching this video of Fabiano Caruana playing against a Tesla car. https://youtu.be/N85Brrt9L7g This reminded me of the chess scene in 2001, a space Odyssey. https://youtu.be/MzIQUDQO-…


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