Munich 10122021

C89p: Spanish: Marshall, Main Line, 15.Be3
'Standard' (30 days + 1 day/move, max 45 days)
1. e4 e5
Clock started on 10/15/2022
2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d4 Bd6 13. Re1 Qh4 14. g3 Qh3 15. Be3 Ra7 16. a4 Re7 17. Bxd5 cxd5 18. axb5 Bg4 19. Qd3 f5 20. Qf1 f4 21. Qxh3 Bxh3 22. Bd2 Rxe1+ 23. Bxe1 axb5 24. Nd2 Re8 25. Nb3 h5 26. Bd2 h4 27. Re1 Rf8 28. gxh4 Rf6 29. Kh1 Rg6 30. Rg1 Bg4 31. h3 Bf3+ 32. Kh2 Rh6 33. Bc1 Be4 34. Rg4 Bf5 35. Rg5 g6 36. h5 Be7 37. Rxf5 gxf5 38. Bxf4 Rxh5 39. Nc5 Kf7 40. Na6 Bh4 41. Nc7 Bxf2 42. Nxb5 Rh4 43. Be5 f4 44. Nc7 f3 45. Bg3 Bxg3+ 46. Kxg3 Rf4 47. Kf2 Rf5 48. h4 Ke7 49. Na6 Rf4 50. h5 Kd6 51. Nb4 Rh4 52. Kxf3 Rxh5 53. Nd3 Kc6 54. Nf2 Kb5 55. b3 Rh2 56. Ke3 Kc6 57. Nd3 Kd6 58. Nc5 Rh3+ 59. Kd2 Kc6 60. Nd3 Rh2+ 61. Ke3 Rh3+ 62. Ke2 Kd6 63. Kd2 Rg3 64. Kc2 Rg2+ 65. Kc1 Rg4 66. Kc2 Rg2+ 67. Kd1 Kc7 68. Nb4 Kd6 69. Nd3 Rg8 70. Ne1=

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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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