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i play the computer on this site. i always open with the qp or kp. at about the 6th or 7th move the computer will move its king to either d6 or e6 without being forced. why does it do this? is it just making fun of me??? lol. seriously what is its motive?
I'd get the same thing playing c4. Interested in the answer myself.
sorry i meant to say the king moves to d7 or e7. example 1. d4 -e6 2. e3-d5 3. Nc3-Nc6 4. Nf3-Bb4 5. Bd2-Ke7???
well, after a few days and 20 to 30 games with the computer rated medium approx 1200 i realize at the moment i could not beat this thing to save my soul. laughing at me is exactly what it is doing. it offers me its king and says "come on you wimp, take a shot". it moves its king as if to waste time while i am busy making a fool of myself. i will not quit come heck or high water i will eventually beat this thing. i will have my revenge :)
what level are you playing the computer on?
why not bump it up a level. Computers are dumbed down by making them play faster so often times a non-sensical random move occurs
@tonyh...it does make a mistake or two sometimes in the beginning that i recognize and i can take advantage of it now and again but it is still too good for me when we get to the middle i have found that i am prone to make mistakes that it can take advantage of. i need to practice against this computer because i believe it will make me sharpen my game eventually. ive just started playing again after a layoff of about 30 yrs or so. tomorrow i am going to buy a little set so i can begin practicing senerios. once i can beat this thing then i will get a little bit of confidence back. so far though it record its about 20-0-1 ( i took it to a draw) i danced for about 20 min. lol
That happens when I vs it also but if it does do it just for making fun of me or whatever I think to myself that its their own funeral for moving the king and not being able to castle
computers play wacky. A good way to play is a training game against someone who will 'coach' you as you go along. Remind you to not make fast moves. EVERY move look for simple threats. Every move have a purpose> Does it develop a piece? does it control the center? When in doubt get a piece out! castle? its surprising how these simple questions will help you play or at least get a good position
thank you all for your comments and advise. the comments are great and the advise is invaluable :)
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