BAFDAG III

A00j: Mieses: 1...d5
'Leisure' (30 days + 3 days/move, max 60 days)
1. d3
Clock started on 9/10/2022
1... d5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 e5 4. Kf1 Be6 5. h3 Bc5 6. Nc3 Nge7 7. a3 a5 8. e3 f6 9. Bd2 h5 10. h4 Bg4 11. f3 Be6 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Bb6 14. Ne2 Qd7 15. b3 Nf5 16. N2c3 Ncd4 17. Rc1 O-O 18. Rh2 Rae8
Conditional Moves: 19. Rb1
19. b4 axb4 20. axb4 Ra8 21. Bh3 Nxg3+ 22. Kg2 Nxe4 23. Bxe6+ Qxe6 24. Nxe4 Ra2 25. Kh1 Rfa8 26. Bc3 Nf5 27. Qe1 R8a3 28. b5 Be3 29. Bd2 Bxd2 30. Rxd2 Nd4 31. Kg2 Rb2 32. Qg3 Raa2 33. Kh2 Rxc2 34. Rcxc2 Rxc2 35. Rxc2 Nxc2 36. Qg6 Qf7 37. Qg2 Nd4 38. f4 Qe6 39. fxe5 Qxe5+ 40. Kh1 Nxb5 41. Nxf6+ Qxf6 42. Qd5+ Kf8 43. Qxb5 Qc6+ 44. Qxc6 bxc6 45. Kg2 Ke7 46. d4 Kf6 47. Kf2 Kf5 48. Ke3 Kg4 49. Ke4 g6 50. Ke5 Kxh4 51. Ke6 Kg4 52. Kd7 h4 53. Kxc6 h3 54. Kxc7 h2 55. d5 h1=Q 56. d6 Qd5 57. d7 Qc5+ 58. Kb7 Qd6 59. Kc8 Qc6+ 60. Kd8 Kf5 61. Ke7 Qc7 62. Ke8 Ke6 63. d8=N+ Kf6 64. Nc6 g5 65. Nd4 Qe7#
Black win

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The Action Bar

The Action Bar is the most important part of the game screen, this is where you interact with the game by entering moves, conditional moves, comments, draw offers, resignations, and much more (if you are not viewing one of your own games, the Action Bar is not shown).  The Action Bar is in four parts, from left to right:

  1. The Move Input Box: where your move or conditional move is shown; it is possible to type into this box, but not recommended, you can enter your move by dragging and dropping the pieces on the board.
  2. The Action Selection Dropdown: this is where you select the action you want to do, for example, move, enter a comment, accept a draw offer, claim a draw, etc.  Only the actions which are relevant to the current game are shown.
  3. The Continue Button: this button sends your action back to our server; sometimes you might see a pop-up text box before the action is sent, this is so that you can write a message to your opponent.  You can set your preferences so that this box is always shown to confirm you move (under the "Chess Board" tab "Confirm moves before committing), some people find this helpful as a "blunder check".
  4. The Next Game button: clicking the button will take you to the next game for which it is your move.

The Game Information Panel

Under the Action Bar, you should find the Game Information Panel.  This gives you more information about the game; because there is too much information to see on one screen here, it is arranged into "tab"; you can move between the various screens by clicking the buttons, from left to right:

  1. Game Overview: this tab shows the full history of the game, including comments (you cannot read the comments from another player's game, unless the game is marked as "public"), leave taken, etc.  You can click the moves to see the position on the chess board.
  2. Hide Comments: this tab shows the moves of the game only, without the distraction of the comments shown on the game overview tab.
  3. Material Balance: this tab shows the captured pieces in the game.  If you are playing CrazyHouse chess, or a similar game, you can drag pieces from here to the board to make a "drop".
  4. Tags: You can "tag" games, this makes it easier to come back to games, you can find the games you have tagged from the game database screen.
  5. Variant Information: this tab is available for some chess variants, it will show you a description of the variant.
  6. Opening Information: In standard chess games, this tab will show you information about the chess opening you have been playing, taken from the Game Explorer.
  7. Analysis Board: Opening this tab will overlay an "analysis board" on the main chess board; you can move the pieces around freely on this board to try out various ideas in the game.
  8. Engine Analysis: This tab allows you to analyse the game using a chess engine; because the use of engines is not allowed on SchemingMind, this tab is not available for ongoing games.
  9. Help: If you are reading this, you have already figured out what the help button does!

The Chess Board

The chess board shows the current position in your game; if it is your move, or if you can enter a conditional move, you can drag and drop the pieces on the chess board.

If you wish to castle, simply drag your king over the rook on the side you wish to castle on.  When you promote a pawn, you will see a pop-up prompting you to select the promoted piece.

We have a number of different designs for chess boards and pieces, you can select the one you prefer from your personal preferences.

Under the chess board is a navigation toolbar (this toolbar looks slightly different if you are looking at the analysis board).

From left to right:

  • Settings: This button will bring up your chess board and pieces display settings.
  • Download Game: This button will allow you to download the game in PGN format.
  • Copy Position: This button will copy the position to your clipboard.
  • Move to Start: This button will show the start position of the game.
  • Previous Move: This button will move position shown on the board back one move.
  • Next Move: This button will show the next position on the board.
  • Last Move: This button will show the current position on the board.
  • Flip: This button will show the board from the other player's perspective (by default you see games from White's perspective unless you are Black; you can select an option to always show the board from White's perspective in your personal preferences).
  • Animate: If you are not looking at the last move in the game, this button will animate the game from the shown position to the last move.
  • Stop Animation: This button will stop the animation.
  • Analysis Board: This button will show the Analysis Board (see above).

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