Sunday, July 29, 2012

ProDeo 1.8 free download

This month  it has been released ProDeo 1.8 
I am a great fan of this engine also, but not only, because it was  one of du Chattel's favourite engines while he tested his Nh6 opening system (see previous post).

Thursday, July 26, 2012

du Chattel Blitz games (n° 1 to n° 86)
I know that a lot of chessfriends like this new format, so I am keeping it by now. Here's a link to the
download of the first 86 games in zipped pgn format. This means that 25 new games have been added to the former file.

You will see that in three of these new games, du Chattel started facingWhite's broad pawn center based on e4, d4, c4. Just download the games and see what happened...  :-)

Monday, July 23, 2012

Chess Miracles

Recemtly a strong International Chess Tournament has been played in Italy: 

Here you can see how the italian CM Marco Cattaneo (Fide Rating 2032) has won against IM Daskevics Vadims (Fide Rating 2457) - with a rating difference of 425 fide rating points:

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Bosboom - Punt, from the SPAchess Open 2012

In the past we have already talked about I.M. Bosboom's chess:

On July 14th this creative Dutch player played the first round of the Amsterdam open in his uncompromising style, including a piece, a queen and a rook sacrifice..... here it is with some notes by a chess engine:

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

du Chattel Blitz Games (n° 1 to 61)
This week I have changed a little as I am short of time. There is just a link to the
download of to the first 61 games in zipped pgn format:

It is quite interesting to see the last game, where du Chattel played White against ProDeo 1.2

Sunday, July 1, 2012