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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

3. Nd2

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

3. Nd2 g6

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

3. Nd2 g6

4. g3

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

3. Nd2 g6

4. g3 Bg7

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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bobbym wrote:

I used a board and pieces just like everyone else.

What is the computer way?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It uses a tree and alpha beta pruning.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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I meant is there a way to render the board on the computer rather than the real board and pieces?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course, as a 8 x 8 array.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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Then why are you using the board and pieces?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Because I do not have an 8 x 8 array.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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Do you have a board?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I have one wood board. Got it when I was very young.

I use online boards when I am on the internet.

Grandpappyd made a beautiful board that he lost.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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bobbym wrote:

Yes, I have one wood board. Got it when I was very young. Grandpappyd made a beautiful board that he lost.

That would be your maternal granpa, right?

5. Bg2

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

3. Nd2 g6

4. g3 Bg7

5 Bg2 Nc6

Yes, my mother's father.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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6. Nf3

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

3. Nd2 g6

4. g3 Bg7

5 Bg2 Nc6

6 Nf3 Bg4

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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7. o-o

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-11-20 14:55:07)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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1. e4 c5

2. d3 d6

3. Nd2 g6

4. g3 Bg7

5 Bg2 Nc6

6 Nf3 Bg4

7 0-0 Nf6

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi,

I think "6 Nf3" should read "6 Ngf3" (deduced from 7 0-0) to show which knight is referred to, as both knights can reach f3.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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