Bederowiec 2020

A20: English: King's, 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 c6
'Standard' (30 days + 1 day/move, max 45 days)
1. c4
Clock started on 3/30/2020
1... e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 d6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. e3 Re8 9. Nge2 e4 10. h3 Na6 11. g4 h6 12. O-O d5 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. f3 b6 15. fxe4 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. Rad1 Bb7 18. Nc3 Qh4 19. d5 Rad8 20. Qf2 Qxf2+ 21. Rxf2 Nc5 22. Rd4 Re5 23. Rfd2 Kf8 24. Kf1 a5 25. Nxe4 Nxe4 26. Bxe4 Rde8 27. Bf3 Rxe3 28. Kf2 R3e5 29. b4 f5 30. bxa5 bxa5 31. Ra4 Ra8 32. Rf4 g6 33. d6 Bxf3 34. Kxf3 Kf7 35. d7 Rd8 36. gxf5 g5 37. Re4 Rxf5+ 38. Kg4 Rf1 39. Rd5 Rf2 40. a3 Rf4+ 41. Rxf4+ gxf4 42. Kxf4 Ke6 43. Rxa5 Rxd7 44. Re5+ Kf6 45. a4 Rd2 46. h4 Rf2+ 47. Ke3 Ra2 48. Re4 Kf5 49. Rc4 Rh2 50. Rc5+ Kf6 51. h5 Rh3+ 52. Kd2 Ra3 53. a5 Ke7 54. Rb5 Kd7 55. Rb7+ Kc8 56. Rb5 Kd7 57. Kc2 Kc7 58. Kb2 Ra4 59. Kb3 Rh4 60. a6 Rh3+ 61. Kc4 Rh1 62. Rb7+ Kc8 63. Rh7 Kb8 64. Rxh6 Ka7 65. Kd4 Rd1+ 66. Ke4 Re1+ 67. Kf5 Rf1+ 68. Kg5 Rg1+ 69. Kf6 Kxa6 70. Kf7+ Kb7 71. Rf6 Kc7 72. h6 Kd7 73. h7 Rh1 74. Kg7
White win

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Game Page Help

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:

  • Download Game: This button will allow you to download the game in PGN format.
  • Move to the 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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