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First some background: An 'input mechanism' is a tool to enact the moves you want to be played on a chessboard. The perfect input mechanism is probably "play whatever move I have in my mind immediately". But is this the fastest possible input mechanism? If you don't mind some perversion of the spirit of chess, you can get much faster: "play a ...


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In online chess, this is commonly referred to as the 'Lefong' inspired by FM Lefong Hua of Canada. Here is a clip with Magnus referencing it.


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I think Kb2 will be followed by Rd8 which will be dangerous for white. In this position, Black is slightly worse. The only leverage for white here is the pressure on the black king and active Rooks. He should play more active like Rd7 followed by grabbing either the B7 or G7 pawn. Then he can try pushing his passed pawn or try to bring his king into the game(...


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You should analyze your results at blitz versus bullet before reaching any conclusions. Here's a notebook you can use for that purpose if you are on chess.com https://github.com/microprediction/microblog/blob/main/HalloweenGambit.ipynb Example: There is no way I'm better than 2100, but when I play the Halloween Gambit as white, my performance rating is ...


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