A40m: Queen's Pawn: 1...e6
'Blitz' (5 days + 12 hours/move, max 15 days)
1. d4 e6
Clock started on 4/2/2023
2. e3 Be7 3. Bd3 Bf6 4. Nd2 Ne7 5. f4 O-O 6. Ngf3 Nd5 7. Qe2 Nb4 8. c3 Nxd3+ 9. Qxd3 a6 10. O-O Be7 11. e4 c6 12. e5 b5 13. Ne4 Bb7 14. Neg5 g6 15. Ne4 Kh8 16. g4 Rg8 17. Ne1 a5 18. Kh1 Bh4 19. g5 Bxe1 20. Rxe1 a4 21. Nd6 Rf8 22. Nxb7 Qb6 23. Nd6 Na6 24. Qh3 Nc7 25. Ne4 Ne8 26. Nf6 Nxf6 27. gxf6 Rg8 28. Be3 Qc7 29. Bf2 Qb7 30. Bh4 c5+ 31. Kg1 cxd4 32. cxd4 Qd5 33. Qe3 Rac8 34. Bg5 Rc2 35. Re2 Rxe2 36. Qxe2 Qxd4+ 37. Qf2 Qd5 38. Bh6 Qe4 39. Bg7+ Rxg7 40. fxg7+ Kxg7 41. Re1 Qf5 42. Qe3 Qc2 43. Qc3 Qf5 44. Qd2 Qg4+ 45. Kh1 Qf3+ 46. Qg2 Qxf4 47. Qg3 Qd2 48. Rf1 Qd5+ 49. Kg1 Qd4+ 50. Qf2 Qxe5 51. Qxf7+ Kh6 52. Qf4+ Qxf4 53. Rxf4 Kg7 54. Rb4 d5 55. Rxb5 Kf6 56. Kf2 d4 57. Rb4 e5 58. Kf3 Kf5 59. Rb8 d3 60. Ke3 e4 61. Re8 d2 62. Kxd2 Kf4 63. Ke2 h5 64. Rg8 g5 65. b4 h4 66. b5
White 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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