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When a "total newbie" achieves such an overwhelming position against a computer, it most probably means that the computer was forced to make a "sub-optimal" move from time to time - to give the player a chance to win the game. The problem is that the computer has no clue what is a "reasonable" mistake from a human point of view. ...


Because the bishop is protected by the pawn - [fen "5NK/2r3P/5PBP/8/1B1P/1k/3R/8 w - - 0 0"] 1. Bc5 Rxc5 2. dxc5 Not that it makes any difference. Black's position is hopeless.

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