David Bateman
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Position Analysis - Win or Draw - Efimeko v Rublevsky 2009
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So perfect play is a tricky so allowed the engine to play it out. Analysis A review of the position using StockFish 14 indicates that White is winning with a positional advantage of +-1.51. This was ...

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Dynamic Black Openings against 1.e4
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A few openings come to mind immediately come to mind and aren't to "theory heavy" for beginners. Two that I use to frequently come up against between the 800 - 1500 ELO rated players were ...

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Opening specific tactic material source
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Chessables has a lot of Kings Indian Defence material and much of it is free. Would strongly suggest having a look there first. Also have a look at the modern defence as its quite similar conceptually ...

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Why Aimchess rapid 2021 match results do not contribute to rapid ratings?
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FIDE operated tournaments are more likely to process the data and results more promptly as it doesn't require a significant amount of correspondence. I have played FIDE tournaments and had updates ...

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How is Stockfish so fast?
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There are a number of reasons. The Main one is its aggressive Alpha Beta pruning and late move reductions. To explain a bit further. AB Pruning is a search algorithm which basically cuts out the ...

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A cramped opposite color Bishop endgame
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The analysis of this position seems quite reasonable based off an immediate glance of the board. Grachev has the advantageous position as he is first to move in this position which is essential for ...

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Which open source chess engine has the most positional understanding?
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Stockfish 12 is objectively the best in the free engines that is publicly accessible. Estimated Elo ~ 3230. There is another engine mildly more powerful however I don't believe its available and the ...

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Batch Solve Tactical Positions
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I use chessbase personally. I can bulk perform tactical analysis. Alternatively you can download an engine and learn to program with it to perform bulk analysis / positional analysis calculations.

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Computer chess endgame
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I am unsure what version of Stockfish you were using so I ran analysis 12 times; 4 seperate engines for each version of Stockfish. Stockfish 10 vs ( Ethereal , Komodo, LC0 , Stockfish 12 ) Stockfish ...

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What should be the next move for Black?
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Based off your position; I let the engine play it out and the below was the "best" output I received. This is just an old fashioned slog for the centre. A lot of trading going on. [Event &...

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Hide the moves when clicking on a game the "games" pane of a database in ChessBase 15
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Would suggest performing a quick search via google All information can be found at: http://help.chessbase.com/CBase/15 Hide Notation: View Tab > Notation [Untick] Hide Movement Arrow: http://help....

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Writing chess moves on paper
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Most major tournaments (including the World Championship) are commonly played on DGT Boards which automatically record the notation for the players. This has some distinct advantages; Legibility ...

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Utterly senseless move sequence
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I located the game in my personal reference database, Chessbases Mega Databases as well as 3 online databases. In all databases the game presented as follows; [Event "Pamplona-A 18th"] [Site ...

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Good online database, or do I need ChessBase?
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Chessbase by itself however is pretty useless. You need a decent reference database behind it eg; Mega Database 2020x. My Chessbase setup is the Mega Database 2021, Opening Reference Database 2021 and ...

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How can I do batch analysis of games?
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Plenty of programs out there. You can use something like chessbase which is what I do. There are free alternatives like SCID. Another option is to write your own program that passes games to a engine ...

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Stockfish vs Leela zero
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Without running any analysis. I can't see any moves that are deemed "Strong" for black. I ran a quick computer analysis through three engines and in each instance white is winning in the ...

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Lc0 vs. Stockfish
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This is due to the way Neural Networks AI works; Neural networks can only make decisions based off prior experience where as StockFish is more or less "Brute Forces" and prunes until the ...

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