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 Forum: Chess Database Management   Topic: Help with ChessBase - Entering Variations

Posted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:12 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1640


The honourable Steve Lopez does indeed grace these boards. Give him time and be nice and you may coax him into an answer when he next flies by... :wink:

 Forum: In the News   Topic: Larry Evans Died

 Post subject: Re: Larry Evans Died
Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:55 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1048


Sad news indeed. Rest in Peace, Larry.

 Forum: In the News   Topic: Alexi Shirov getting shelled in Moscow

Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:12 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 2666


Yeah, it makes me wonder just how much of chess is down to luck and/or confidence. :wink:

 Forum: In the News   Topic: Alexi Shirov getting shelled in Moscow

Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2010 9:15 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 2666


He does seem to be a streaky player. Those who live by the sword, die by the sword!

 Forum: In the News   Topic: Magnus Carlsen withdraws from the WCC cycle

Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2010 9:07 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1197


A principled decision, or simply throwing his toys out of the pram? :wink:

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=6789

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Rossolimo - Fischer 1967

Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:02 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 652


Move 48 was Qd6 according to the chessgames website, not Qd8. Beware dodgy pgn files! :wink:

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Battle Vs Chess with Windows 7?

Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:52 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 10393


MTyler 8 - thanks :)
Steve - epic! :lol:

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Battle Vs Chess with Windows 7?

Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:48 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 10393


Hi, ChessCentral is working to get the download. This program was supposed to be out months ago, so I think there must be glitches. I will update you as soon as we recieve either the download or teh DVD. Sure looks like a fun program! Yes, the delays are a concern, but hopefully that means everythi...

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Battle Vs Chess with Windows 7?

Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:50 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 10393


I dunno (I looked around and can't find the answer either), but here's the company's site; maybe the tech support people can answer: http://www.southpeakgames.com I see that it uses the Fritz11 engine. I can't wait until I start getting tech support questions on it. :roll: Thanks Steve,...

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Battle Vs Chess with Windows 7?

Posted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:32 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 10393


I was a sucker for the animated delights of the old Battle Chess program back in the day, so I'm pleased to see that Battle Vs Chess (which is not an update, of course :wink: ) is due out soon. But despite my best efforts, I haven't been able to find out yet if it will work my 64-bit Windows 7 pc. I...

 Forum: Various   Topic: Good defence to the Birds Opening?

Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:38 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 7177


I think many of us have probably been tempted to dabble in the Bird Opening at one time or another. As a young boy I recall being told by a more experienced player that the Bird was a 'joke' opening that I should avoid. It's a pity this dismissive and sneering attitude is so prevalent. Btw - welcome...

 Forum: In the News   Topic: Magnus vs the World Opinion

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 9:41 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1618


What did you guys think of the Raw Chess Challenge, Magnus vs the world? I thought the organization of the voting needs a lot of work, it seem that half of the time the website was hanging up. But I really enjoyed playing in it, and I hope they could do these matches more often. Maybe select strong...

 Forum: Openings   Topic: Cisco, Itron team on smart-grid networking

Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 7:04 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1222


...and a new sport is born... spam vs chess :mrgreen:

 Forum: Getting Started   Topic: RSS feed

 Post subject: Re: RSS feed
Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:13 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 2622


I'd like to know the answer to that too! :idea:

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: A Rubinstein "swindle"

 Post subject: Re: A Rubinstein "swindle"
Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:25 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 1852


Steve Lopez wrote:
And whatever happened to your chess blog??? Blog, damn you! :mrgreen:


I moved it lock, stock and barrel to Chess.com, although I don't give it the time it deserves any more!
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