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General Chess Discussion - Recent increase in engine use?! #5

chess.com refugees

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - How to estimate your FIDE rating (conversion formula inside) #301

(I suppose if there ever would be a thread about being against everything he would be against that too.) @krasnaya
HaHa! Good one. Now it's getting a bit more complicated.

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - How to estimate your FIDE rating (conversion formula inside) #300

The inconsistencies in the formula that I presented can not be refuted. The formula makes a prediction based on data presented of a players online blitz and classical ratings. It predicts the FIDE rat

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - Grand Chess Tour Interviews #1

Today Magnus lost and showed for the mandatory interview with Maurice Ashely. It lasted 58 seconds, with the WC abruptly leaving.
In this case I defend Carlsen's actions.
The entire interview pr

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - unsportmanship by not offering white #2

I never rematch regardless of the color played. "Ideal challenge" is 2 games? How so ??? Why ??? If a player wants to set their seek as White or Black only, that is their prerogative. He won't be quic

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - Using Alpha-Zero is cheating??? #4

Faulty premise on several levels.
Massive hardware was needed for DeepMind to create a self learning logarithm. The program can run on commercially available PC's.
The chess program is not available

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - Aswer - account closed #43

Nonsense
aswer played the entire shield blitz tournament and was awarded 1st place, playing several dozens of games. Just today the trophy was removed, all games deleted. This "hacked" theory is nons

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - Aswer - account closed #39

It will never happen. I suggest re-evaluating your assessment of the matter. You think the detection team will send out such information to anybody who asks? The matter is not open for discussion or d

by mdinnerspace
Game analysis - Magnus Carlsen playing 1.f4 #6

I'm on the edge of my seat after callers ask "I'm 1600 and want to be a master. What book do you recommend?"
I've ordered every book suggested and can't figure out why I panic in time trouble. Think

by mdinnerspace
General Chess Discussion - How to estimate your FIDE rating (conversion formula inside) #293

No, I do not agree. Bots are easily downloaded and used for bullet by those so inclined.
Besides... I'm of the opinion computer assisted play makes up for no more than 5%. Has little influence on the

by mdinnerspace