Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Play like a Grand Master-2012

New update of data to this training: added some games and some GMs.


Adams, Michael+511095Akobian, Varuzhan+26364
Akopian, Vladimir+27611Alburt,L=295
Alekhine, Alexander+ 51478Alekseev, Evgeny+24360
Almasi, Zoltan+30681Anand, Viswanathan+351148
Anderssen, Adolf+ 2361Andersson, Ulf+15726
Andreikin, Dmitry+63338Areshchenko, Alexander+60488
Aronian, Levon+39613Ashley, Maurice+ 8177
Averbakh, Yuri L+ 2286Avrukh, Boris+42531
Azarov, Sergei (new)+299299Azmaiparashvili, Zurab+ 4516
Bacrot, Etienne+87749Baklan, Vladimir+81573
Balogh, Csaba (new)+367367Bareev, Evgeny+ 2780
Bartel, Mateusz (new)+383383Bauer, Christian (new)+ 77
Becerra Rivero, Julio+ 2176Beliavsky, Alexander G+241272
Benjamin, Joel+216687Benko, Pal+ 1456
Berkes, Ferenc+61498Berliner, Hans Jack+ 120
Bernstein, Ossip+ 1110Bird, Henry=203
Bisguier, Arthur Bernard+ 7411Blackburne, Joseph+ 6570
Blatny, Pavel+ 8749Bogoljubow, Efim=456
Boleslavsky, Isaak=225Bologan, Viktor+72980
Botvinnik, Mikhail+15658Bronstein, David I+ 2718
Browne, Walter S+ 5631Bruzon, Lazaro+ 2300
Bu, Xiangzhi+46465Byrne, Robert E+ 3339
Capablanca, José Raúl+ 1651Carlsen, Magnus+38636
Caruana, Fabiano+74451Cheparinov, Ivan+83504
Chiburdanidze, Maia+ 6437Chigorin, Mikhail+ 1506
Christiansen, Larry Mark+ 6636DeFirmian, Nick+11754
LaBourdonnais, Louis de=58Denker, Arnold S+ 2143
Ding, Liren (new)+7474Dominguez Perez, Leinier+38107
Dreev, Alexey+591042Dzindzichashvili, Roman+ 2272
Efimenko, Zahar+295337Ehlvest, Jaan+18938
Eljanov, Pavel+28476Euwe, Max+ 4834
Evans, Larry+ 1325Fedorchuk, Sergey A.+143627
Fedorowicz, John+11557Feller, Sebastien+141172
Fine, Reuben+ 1163Finegold, Benjamin+19329
James Fischer, Robert+ 2566Fishbein, Alexander+ 3187
Flohr, Salo+ 1391Fressinet, Laurent+101642
Fridman, Daniel+155770Ganguly, Surya Shekhar+81537
Gaprindashvili, Nona+25475Gareev, Timur (new)+133133
Gashimov, Vugar+42457Gelfand, Boris+22838
Geller, Efim P+19825Georgiev, Kiril+2501144
Gharamian, Tigran+167174Giri, Anish+149207
Gligoric, Svetozar+ 11214Goldin, Alexander+ 6381
Grachev, Boris+69355Granda Zuniga, Julio E+43703
Grischuk, Alexander+42714Gulko, Boris F+ 5629
Gunsberg, Isidor+ 1118Gurevich, Dmitry+ 1435
Gurevich, Mikhail+ 1547Gustafsson, Jan+75554
Gyimesi, Zoltan (new)+292292Harikrishna, P.+36478
Hort, Vlastimil+201125Horwitz, Bernhard=43
Huebner, Robert+20691Ibragimov, Ildar+ 5675
Illescas Cordoba, Miguel+10498Inarkiev, Ernesto+77355
Ivanchuk, Vassily+601262Ivanov, Alexander+ 5292
Ivanov, Igor V+ 1331Ivkov, Borislav+19827
Jakovenko, Dmitry+39444Jobava, Baadur+99503
Jussupow, Artur+29741Kaidanov, Gregory+11575
Kamsky, Gata+43565Karjakin, Sergey+36578
Karpov, Anatoly+ 41673Kasimdzhanov, Rustam+33527
Kasparov, Garry+211520Kavalek, Lubomir+ 2451
Keres, Paul+ 21088Khalifman, Alexander+31653
Khismatullin, Denis+104413Kholmov, Ratmir D=579
Kobalia, Mikhail+203236Koneru, Humpy+18427
Korchnoi, Viktor+712307Korobov, Anton+130435
Kosteniuk, Alexandra+74504Kotov, Alexander+ 3288
Kramnik, Vladimir+26919Krasenkow, Michal+40995
Krush, Irina+38499Kryvoruchko, Yuriy (new)+220220
Kudrin, Sergey+ 9499Kurnosov, Igor+74365
Lahno, Kateryna+50314Larsen, Bent+ 31267
Lasker, Emanuel+ 2636Lastin, Alexander+43367
Lautier, Joel+ 3673Laznicka, Viktor+83433
Le, Quang Liem+94449Leko, Peter+15536
Levenfish, Grigory+ 1121Li, Chao b=7
Lilienthal, Andor+ 1225Ljubojevic, Ljubomir+10695
Lputian, Smbat G+ 1600Lysyj, Igor (new)+195195
MacKenzie, George+ 1156Malakhov, Vladimir+22554
Mamedov, Rauf+229267Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar+43577
Maroczy, Geza+ 3322Marshall, Frank James+ 3430
McDonnell, Alexander=47McShane, Luke J+34462
Mecking, Henrique+14201Meier, Georg+69291
Mikenas, Vladas=175Miles, Anthony J+ 21151
Milov, Vadim+12760Miroshnichenko, Evgenij+68513
Moiseenko, Alexander+92561Morozevich, Alexander+39705
Morphy, Paul=247Motylev, Alexander+23481
Movsesian, Sergei+58879Naiditsch, Arkadij+159734
Najdorf, Miguel+ 3902Najer, Evgeniy+36604
Nakamura, Hikaru+57727Navara, David+69606
Negi,P+51301Nepomniachtchi, Ian+54413
Nguyen, Ngoc Truong Son (new)+133133Ni, Hua+76472
Nielsen, Peter Heine+48776Nikolic, Predrag=464
Nimzowitsch, Aron=351Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter+40563
Novikov, Igor A+ 1420Nunn, John DM+ 2643
Nyback, Tomi+379396Olafsson, Fridrik+ 5395
Oll, Lembit+ 2408Onischuk, Alexander+22553
Pachman, Ludek+ 1512Paehtz, Elisabeth+50598
Panno, Oscar=738Pashikian, Arman+48215
Paulsen, Louis+ 1221Petrosian, Tigran+114985
Philidor, Francois=16Pillsbury, Harry+ 1366
Pilnik, Herman=358Polgar, Judit=593
Polgar, Sofia+ 2286Polgar, Zsuzsa+ 1271
Polugaevsky, Lev+ 1697Ponomariov, Ruslan+46487
Portisch, Lajos+ 81193Postny, Evgeny (new)+373373
Potkin, Vladimir+240259Psakhis, Lev+ 2720
Quinteros, Miguel A+ 4509Radjabov, Teimour+20427
Ragger, Markus (new)+251251Reshevsky, Samuel Herman+ 1483
Reti, Richard+ 2286Riazantsev, Alexander+79465
Ribli, Zoltan+10604Rodshtein, Maxim (new)+262262
Rohde, Michael A+ 1203Roiz, Michael+64323
Rowson, Jonathan (new)+240240Rubinstein, Akiba+ 1502
Rublevsky, Sergei+35587Saemisch, Fritz=161
Sakaev, Konstantin+ 6538Salov, Valery=255
Sargissian, Gabriel+63379Sasikiran, Krishnan+65694
Savchenko, Boris+88407Schlechter, Carl+ 2279
Seirawan, Yasser+18616Serper, Grigory+ 1317
Shabalov, Alexander+52904Shamkovich, Leonid+ 2343
Shirov, Alexei+471307Short, Nigel D+611023
Shulman, Yuri+20476Smeets, Jan+77448
Smirin, Ilia+41764Smyslov, Vasily+ 11072
So, Wesley+57228Socko, Bartosz+491541
Sokolov, Ivan+611087Soltis, Andrew E=113
Spassky, Boris+ 1927Speelman, Jonathan S+19708
Spielmann, Rudolf+ 3414Stahlberg, Gideon+ 2363
Staunton, Howard+ 3204Stefanova, Antoaneta+68718
Stein, Leonid=300Steinitz, William+ 2534
Suetin, Alexey S=441Sutovsky, Emil+43604
Svidler, Peter+38851Szabo, Laszlo=698
Taimanov, Mark+ 1988Tal, Mikhail+ 31532
Tarrasch, Siegbert+ 1460Tartakower, Savielly+ 3666
Teichmann, Richard+ 1251Timman, Jan+151331
Timofeev, Artyom+63453Tiviakov, Sergei+761083
Tkachiev, Vladislav+21462Tomashevsky, Evgeny+28262
Topalov, Veselin+22728Turov, Maxim (new)+305305
Uhlmann, Wolfgang+221011Unzicker, Wolfgang+ 2370
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime+48446Vaganian, Rafael A+ 8882
Vallejo Pons, Francisco+65651Van Wely, Loek=563
Vitiugov, Nikita+77359Volokitin, Andrei+54441
Waitzkin, Joshua=148Wang Yue+52534
Wang, Hao+36309Winawer, Szymon+ 2110
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw+58525Wojtkiewicz, Aleksander+ 4684
Wolff, Patrick G+ 1245Xie Jun=242
Ye Jiangchuan=231Yermolinsky, Alex+15565
Yudasin, Leonid+ 5558Zhigalko, Sergei+119354
Zhou, Jianchao+86199Zhu Chen+38358
Zukertort, Johannes Hermann+ 1126Zvjaginsev, Vadim+41410

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Version 6.2a


Update : version 6.2a, only solved some bugs (reported by Francesco Dall'Aqua) 


Monday, April 2, 2012

Version 6.2

New version :


News :


  • New tool, when playing in menu Utilities, Tree moves that is a system to document positions.
  • Consult books Polyglot, changed view.
  • Boards
    • New pieces : Montreal, NikNak, Regular, Pirat, Magnetic, Alpha,AlfonsoX,Leipzig,Maya
    • Menu in the top-left of all boards, custom resize, themes, pieces,...
    • New possibilities to configure boards.
    • Colour themes, made by
      • Felicia
      • Mohammed Abadalazez
    • Ctrl-mouse wheel : resize board.
    • Direct option to maximize window.
    • Flip board : with key F (scott idea)
    • Copy board : with key C (felicia idea)
    • Save board to png file : with key S (felicia idea)
    • Arrow keys can be used in all boards (scott idea)
    • Board design, added option to change size of inner border (felicia idea)
  • Mate in two from Eduardo Sadier, reduced from 120000 to 50000, but included information of origin of each position, and all moves are precomputed.
  • New training, Resistance test, other way to fight against engines.
  • New training positions : tactics collected by Uwe Auerswald
  • Engines:
    • Updated Critter - 1.4
    • Updated Stockfish - 2.2.2