Questions tagged [analysis]

Questions relating to the objective assessment of a position. The assessment may entail which side has the advantage, or what the best move might be.

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Is there a mathematical way to determine whether going to depth n+1 would be x% likely to recommend the move at depth n?

I have a chess GUI which I've recently been updating to do preemptive searches (that is, depth searches for all possible opponent moves) that I'd like to speed up, since the bot searches go to at ...
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Online tool for chess analysis: comment, add variations, insert diagrams, print

Sometimes I like to analyze and annotate my own games and print them on paper. This would usually include commenting some moves, adding variations, inserting diagrams for certain positions, etc. I ...
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ChessBase and Scid vs Pc Annotation

Before posting, I searched all around the board to find if anyone else had asked the same question, but no luck. So I am legally blind, but I love to play chess, and I like to annotate games. Chess....
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SCID vs. PC: Multi-Engine Analysis

Is it possible to configure SCID to output the annotating engine in the variation itself? For example; Ne5 (Stockfish: -0.01 / +0.32 25. Bc4 ...) (Engine2: +0.20 / +0.48 25. 0-0 ...) (Engine3:...
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Did Geller resign in a drawn position vs Spassky in a 1959 game

Did Geller resign in a drawn position vs Spassky in 1959 ? Or could White win ? The famous controversial position is the following : [FEN "6k1/6p1/7p/7P/2q1B1P1/Kp3P2/1B6/2N5 b - - 0 1"] ...
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Is the following position a win for White or a draw?

The deceptively simple 11 piece position is hard to decifrate. In a Sicilian Defense, Paulsen variation, the following position appeared on the board: Grandellius vs Andreikin, Black to move. What ...
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How to do forward analysis in Fritz

In Arena chess, there is an option to do analysis in direction, 'forward or backward'. Check the picture. I think by default, Fritz does backward analysis. Is there a way to change it into forward ...