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 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: A game that is not Chess...

Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:47 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1486


Hi, Did I just make this account? Yes. Am I an interloper in your community? Yes. So, I am going to tread lightly, very lightly. I am working on a game for Linux and Windows, turn based strategy, it plays much like a table top war game, it could be described as "chess on steroids." I am n...

 Forum: Chess Links   Topic: Cool chess sets

 Post subject: Re: Cool chess sets
Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:26 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 1502


SonOfPearl wrote:
I like the 'kitchen' set best :)


Nice _and_ practical!

 Forum: Chess Links   Topic: Cool chess sets

 Post subject: Cool chess sets
Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:28 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1502


http://www.flavorwire.com/330975/amazing-chess-sets-created-by-famous-artists?all=1

 Forum: Endgame   Topic: Can somebody explain this study?

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:45 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 2142


https://encrypted-tbn2.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRc7HKo33uNiM5UnyKPFzCKqkDyYqTBzRnK14HbSgHGKyRjJ_uV [Event "Tijdschrift v.d. KNSB#451 (v)"] [Site "?"] [Date "1924.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Weenink=H"] [Black "(+0000.22f2h4...

 Forum: Chess Database Management   Topic: Chess OCR program

 Post subject: Re: Chess OCR program
Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:37 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 7507


I know this is ressurecting an old thread but... I have downloaded the last version of Chess Scan intelligent, v 0.8b CSint.jar is from April 28, 2006 It reports Java errors when starting with a recent java version, specifically 1.6.0 v33 Does the "fixed" version Jonathan/Hetenbliksem men...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Rules question

 Post subject: Re: Rules question
Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:56 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1384


I have a rules question; If an opponents piece puts me in check but that piece which put me in check cannot be moved without putting himself in check, am I in check? If so, do I have to move out of check since my opponent cannot move his piece without putting himself in check? And is there a name f...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: only against software?

 Post subject: Re: only against software?
Posted: Mon May 21, 2012 3:14 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 842


hello all hoping im in the right forum i have tried some websites to play chess on and i found i just didnt like the way these sites work silly question-does anybody here only play against software only and got as much enjoyment from say fritz and the rest as playing against real people on the comp...

 Forum: Chess Database Management   Topic: Problem with ChessBase Full Analysis

Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 5:42 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 2169


I have ChessBase 9. I have seen in tutorials instructions for doing a game analysis by selecting Tools -> Full Analysis but my Tools menu does not have this item. I have tried it with and without the CD inserted. I have a database open and a game highlighted in the Game List window when I try th...

 Forum: All the Rest   Topic: Help requested: Pandolfini reference

Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 8:38 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2769


I vaguely recall a book by Bruce Pandolfini about chess (of course) that included a lengthy entry about each square on the chessboard. I can't think of an example but it was more or less like this: a particular square was typically the jumping off point (say) for a knight aimed at the enemy squares...

 Forum: Improvement and Instruction   Topic: schach total cd will not let me put in elo so i can't use it

Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:30 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1744


could someone please help me with shach total training. i read about ct art problems on vista. but my problem with total chess training started on xp. within a short time if i tried to use the ct art program it would insist that i put an elo number in but not all the time. i tried every variation i...

 Forum: Chess Training Software   Topic: free program to looking for blunders or mistakes

Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:11 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1401


:) I'm looking for free program to analyse chess games to see blunders or mistakes . I know chess assistant 12 light ( very good ) . and chess king pro ( no free ) , do you know others free program . I'm looking for a free pdf or tutorial in french language ( for chess assistant ), thanks you for h...

 Forum: Endgame   Topic: 7 8 or more pieces tablebase generator

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:19 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1644


I'm new member to this site, so I would like to say a big hello I am an endgame enthusiast. When I first knew of Nalimov tablebases I was so impressed that a tool could play chess perfectly, that I decided to develop my own tablebase generator. Depending on the position caracteristics, it can resol...

 Forum: Chess Database Management   Topic: Newbie PDF to Fritz ebook help

Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:19 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1437


Hi, I have a PDF file over 3 years ago and decided to study it. Would like to convert this into a Fritz ebook to study with the computer. Currently, at a road block and appreciate a simple usage insight. I am given a pdf image position. I manage to input into fritz 12 and I can see the position set...

 Forum: Improvement and Instruction   Topic: Mate in two?

 Post subject: Re: Mate in two?
Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:58 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 5121


billwv wrote:
1. Qe6 Kd3
2. 0-0-0 #

Bill


That's clever! When setting up the position in Fritz I specifically unchecked the white castling opportunity..... Too bad it's impossible to add a "white still allowed to castle" instruction because that would give it away. Nice one.

 Forum: All the Rest   Topic: Santa's Sizzler 2011.

Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:39 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2077


mrmip wrote:
I have to thank the two individuals taking part in the poll for their confidence in me! Last time I had a poll
in the Santa's sizzler everyone got it wrong - this time everyone got it right!


:mrgreen: .....waiting for the 2012 holidays.....
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