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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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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How can I load a position without kings into Stockfish?

I would like to be able to do load a position into Stockfish without kings. For example, the goal of the game would be to annihilate all the possible pieces instead of checkmating the king, and/or the ...
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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 ...
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A deceptively simple eight piece endgame

I am in the dark about the following endgame, with white to move. May someone with FinalGen (or a powerful engine) give me a response? Is it a White win or a draw? [FEN "8/1k6/5R2/P7/1KP4p/5P2/8/...