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  Topic: Animating the solution
mrmip

Replies: 6
Views: 14652

PostForum: Bugs   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:27 am   Subject: Animating the solution
Dear R3Z4,
Thanks for your contribution.
Unfortunately it seems that the development of the apple has stopped some years ago. So there is unlikely to be any corrections.

Adum, if you are still th ...
  Topic: problem difficulty
mrmip

Replies: 4
Views: 9012

PostForum: Bugs   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 2:39 am   Subject: problem difficulty
I fully concur with Aristotle's opinion here. It seems that development of the applet's features has stopped some time ago. Some of the other needed things are below in the ToDo -list:

(1) Allow th ...
  Topic: Cannot change profile
mrmip

Replies: 1
Views: 2870

PostForum: Bugs   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:33 am   Subject: Cannot change profile
I am aware of the problem. See the same topic on this forum.
It may be that some features are added to this site to limit spam and phony registrations. But I do not know the exact reason for this bu ...
  Topic: e.p. moves not executed at problem start
mrmip

Replies: 2
Views: 3441

PostForum: Suggestions   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:11 am   Subject: e.p. moves not executed at problem start
But the applet does allow starting with an e.p.-move - even if the composer did not mean that Smile.

It only takes a bit of knowhow from the solver. Once (s)he is convinced that the problem starts wit ...
  Topic: Where is the tutorial page?
mrmip

Replies: 2
Views: 3937

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:15 pm   Subject: Where is the tutorial page?
Well. It is back now thanks to Wayback-machine:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120509211841/http://chessproblems.com/phpbb/index.php

... and quite a bit of work.
Enjoy.
  Topic: A Note about the problem #1649
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 7577

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:06 am   Subject: A Note about the problem #1649
A chess player is asked "What do you think, when you hear the expression K&K?
99.9% of them answers "Why, famous contenders Karpov and Kasparov of course".
The remaining 0.1% w ...
  Topic: About the Babson Task
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 3560

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:03 am   Subject: About the Babson Task
Mr.Gokul has submitted a batch of problems (#1887-#1899) each one associated to so called Babson task.

What is this all about?
Well if you recall from the Repertoire themes, one theme was call ...
  Topic: A True story about Berger's problem
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2914

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:01 am   Subject: A True story about Berger's problem
J.Berger's problem # 2837 was published for readers to solve in a popular newspaper. Shortly after publication the chess editor of the paper fell ill and was hospitalized for a long time.

So the ...
  Topic: Some named Retro/SPG themes
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2903

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:59 am   Subject: Some named Retro/SPG themes
These named themes originate from retro or SPG (=Shortest Proof Game) genre of chess problems. They normally involve promoted units, original men, promotion squares and initial squares (Homebase) and ...
  Topic: Some Named Themes
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2860

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:25 am   Subject: Some Named Themes
The following four themes concern mostly of three- or more mover problems and are named by their inventors or at least by the person, who introduced them to general consumption.

(1) Siers Battery ...
  Topic: Dual Avoidance Themes
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2988

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:04 am   Subject: Dual Avoidance Themes
When there is more than one first (key) move that solves a problem, that problem is said to be cooked and considered worthless. If after a correct, unique, key move there are two or more continuations ...
  Topic: Unpin Themes
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2845

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:51 pm   Subject: Unpin Themes
Unpin (= intentionally releasing a pinned piece for other benefits) certainly can form an essential part of a theme by itself. However there are four specially named themes for unpin operation.
Bef ...
  Topic: Line Themes
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2958

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:09 am   Subject: Line Themes
Line themes involve line moving (=Q,R,B) pieces and one or more thematic lines (=files, ranks or diagonals). Line themes can be further divided into two groups:

- Line utilizing themes that invol ...
  Topic: Movement themes
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2720

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 5:28 am   Subject: Movement themes
Movement themes are slightly different from repertoire themes. While repertoire displays all possible different moves of a piece, a movement theme relates to a specific way a piece actually moves duri ...
  Topic: Repertoire problems
mrmip

Replies: 0
Views: 2702

PostForum: Tutorials   Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 5:25 am   Subject: Repertoire problems
Repertoire themes is a common name for problem themes that are focused on movement possibilities of different chess pieces. These include:

(1) Knightwheel presents maximum ie. 8 knight moves for ...
 
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