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Topic started by Ecotopia on 20 Mar 2009, 18:34:41
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Posts: 41
20 Mar 2009, 18:34:41
AgentSmith spent 47 minutes on the 5th move
The game shown below actually began at 1600 UTC. AgentSmith made the first four moves quickly, then spent 47 minutes before playing its 5th move. The game crashed after 16 moves. I logged off and back on again and continued the game to the conclusion.
Can you fix the bug which caused a 47 minute think time on move 5?
[Event "Live Game"]
[Site "Caissa's Web"]
[Date "2009.03.20"]
[White "Ecotopia"]
[Black "AgentSmith"]
[Result "0-1"]
[TimeControl "30/3600"]
[WhiteELO "1757"]
[BlackELO "2093"]
[ECO "A29"]
[Opening "English"]
[Variation "Four knights, kingside fianchetto"]
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3
Re8 9. f3 exf3 10. Nxf3 d5 11. d4 Ne4 12. Qd3 dxc4 13. Qxc4 Nd6 14. Qd3 Bf5
15. Qd1 Qe7 16. d5 Na5 17. Nd4 Be4 18. Qa4 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Qe4+ 20. Kg1 Qxd5 21. Rb1
Nac4 22. Rd1 Qe4 23. Rb4 c5 24. Rxc4 Nxc4 25. Qxc4 cxd4 26. Rxd4 Qc2 27. Bf4 Rxe2
28. Qd5 Re1#
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Posts: 711
24 Mar 2009, 22:31:20
In reply to Ecotopia
Re: AgentSmith spent 47 minutes on the 5th move
It wanted to imitate Kasparov when he played he same position in Sevilla 1987 against Karpov. He spent more than an hour thinking about his 10th move. Karpov played 9...e3 , a novelty at the time. Kasparov managed to get the advantage but blundered and finally lost the game.
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Posts: 672
25 Mar 2009, 00:08:06
In reply to Gladiator
Re: AgentSmith spent 47 minutes on the 5th move
.. Fortunately, when "AgentSmith" deliberated for about 70 seconds, on a similar 'early' move, about 9 days ago; I had the 'presence-of-mind' to click-on, my 'View' icon; Followed by, pressing, "Reload"; It worked!--
Posts: 514
25 Mar 2009, 03:10:41
In reply to Ecotopia
Re: AgentSmith spent 47 minutes on the 5th move
This problem was related to an Internet connectivity issue and not the chess playing engine. It should not happen on a regular basis.