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A25: English: Closed
'Standard' (30 days + 1 day/move, max 45 days)
1. c4 Nf6
Clock started on 7/8/2015
2. g3 e5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. Nc3 Bc5 5. e3 d6 6. Nge2 O-O 7. O-O Bf5 8. d4 Bb6 9. a3 a6 10. b4 Ba7 11. c5 dxc5 12. bxc5 Qd7 13. Qa4 Rfe8 14. Rd1 exd4 15. Nxd4 Nxd4 16. Qxd7 Nxd7 17. exd4 c6 18. Ra2 Rac8 19. Rb2 b6 20. Be3 Bg4 21. cxb6 Nxb6 22. Rc1 c5 23. d5 Nc4 24. Rb7 Bb8 25. Ne4 Nxe3 26. fxe3 c4 27. Nf2 Be2 28. Bh3 Rcd8 29. e4 Bd6 30. Bf1 Bxa3 31. Rc3 Bxf1 32. Kxf1 Bf8 33. Rxc4 f5 34. Ra7 fxe4 35. Rxe4 Rxe4 36. Nxe4 Rxd5 37. Rxa6 Rb5 38. h4 Rb2 39. Ra7 h6 40. Rd7 Ra2 41. h5 Rh2 42. g4 Rc2 43. Rd2 Rxd2 44. Nxd2 Be7 45. Ke2 Kf7 46. Kd3 Kf6 47. Ke4 Ba3 48. Nf3 Bd6 49. Kd5 Bg3 50. Nd4 Be5 51. Nf5 Ba1 52. Ke4 Bb2 53. Kf4=
Draw

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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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