Bobby Fischer Memorial

C35: KGA: Cunningham, Euwe Defence
'Standard' (30 days + 1 day/move, max 45 days)
Clock started on 4/12/2010
1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. e5 Ng4 6. O-O Nc6 7. d4 d5 8. exd6 Bxd6 9. Qe1+ Qe7 10. Qxe7+ Nxe7 11. Ng5 O-O 12. Bxf4 Nf5 13. Nd2 h6 14. Nxf7 Rxf7 15. Rae1 Nf6 16. Bxf7+ Kxf7 17. Bxd6 Nxd6 18. c4 Bd7 19. Nf3 Rd8 20. Ne5+ Kf8 21. Ng6+ Kg8 22. Ne5 c6 23. b3 Bc8 24. Rf2 Nf5 25. Nf3 Kf8 26. Rd2 g6 27. Rd3 h5 28. h3 Kf7 29. a4 Kg7 30. b4 a6 31. a5 Nd6 32. Rc3 Nde4 33. Rce3 Bf5 34. Rf1 Kh6 35. Rd1 g5 36. Ne5 Kg7 37. Ree1 Be6 38. Re3 Bg8 39. b5 cxb5 40. cxb5 axb5 41. Rb1 Rxd4 42. Rxb5 Nd6 43. Rc5 Rd1+ 44. Kh2 Nfe4 45. Rc7+ Kf6 46. Nd7+ Kg6 47. Rd3 Rf1 48. Ne5+ Kf5 49. Rf3+ Rxf3 50. Nxf3 Bd5 51. Rd7 Ke6 52. Rh7 Kf6 53. Rd7 g4 54. Ne1 Ke6 55. Rd8 g3+ 56. Kg1 Bc4 57. Nf3 Nc3 58. Nd4+ Ke5 59. Nf3+ Kd5 60. Nd2 Ne2+ 61. Kh1 Kc6 62. Rxd6+ Kxd6 63. Nxc4+ Kc5 64. h4 Nd4 65. Ne3 Kb5 66. Kg1 Kxa5 67. Kf1 Kb4 68. Ke1 Kc3 69. Nd5+ Kc2 70. Nf6 b5 71. Nd5 Nc6 72. Ke2 b4 73. Nxb4+ Nxb4 74. Kf3 Kd3 75. Kxg3 Ke3 76. Kh3 Kf4
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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