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As you all should know, SOLVING chess is one challenge that I hope to play a part in. Yes, I’ll admit there is some NEGATIVITY involved. Yes, I’ll admit it will give me some perverse gratification to BURST the bubble of the chess world. Yes, I want to be involved for all the wrong reasons. But, no matter.
Quite simply, the first step is actually SOLVING chess. Wait, teacher_1, I thought that that was the goal. NO!!! Listen up. The goal is to make PERFECT chess a commonplace event.
The first piece of the puzzle is BRUTE FORCE. We must have ALL the data in one monstrous database with EVERY possible combination played out--then the hard work begins. Just like the early electric calculators took up an ENTIRE storage room, now the MINIATURIZATION and simplification of chess will begin.
The multitude of chess moves will get distilled. Pared down. Whittled and weeded and weighted. See, there EXISTS, right now, the perfect opening. An opening SO perfect that there is no counter. Played against itself, it will draw 100% time. But we don't know what the moves are...YET. Once ALL the moves are known, then we can learn the RIGHT ones and begin the monumental task of trimming the FAT.
Next, of the zillions of middle game moves, ONE methodology will stand out. For example, once the PERFECT opening is played, you will follow a certain GUARANTEED middle game course of action. It may dictate something like: offer up the knights in favor of bishops. Pawn storm directed at king. NO CASTLING, etc. Once again, once ALL the moves are known, our supercomputer can weed out the inferior ones and begin its process of finding the moves, that NO MATTER WHAT your opponent plays, will put you on the road to checkmate 100% of the time.
Play the opening and middle game as per plan, and no MATTER what your opponent throws at you, you will enter the endgame up +8. The endgame will have one of 3 paths for you to checkmate, depending on what your opponent has left. Only 3 SIMPLE possibilities. Checkmate by move 35..EVERY TIME!!!!
Imagine that. Once all the moves get distilled and simplified (just like the cumbersome 80,000 pound calculator transforming into a gadget the size of your wallet --and MUCH STRONGER TOO) perfect chess play will become as common as perfect tic-tac-toe play.
The hardest part, the LARGEST obstacle, will be the storage of the quadrillions of moves and the analyzation of all their variations. We’re not even close to that stage yet. But, as the saying goes, all that goes unattempted IS impossible. Right now, the evil scientists are working on the solution of various card games. Chess is not yet "up to bat". But it will be.
Finally, allow me to quickly point out MARION TINSLEY as PROOF of my position. Tinsley was as close to playing perfectly in checkers as any human or computer has ever done. He KNEW the secret. See, there is a secret to perfect play. It AINT about being able to store billions of moves or think 50 moves into the future. It AINT about being able to recite every single opening or have a massive endgame tablebase housed in your cranium. It's about KNOWING what to do and what not to do. Pure, simple, memorization of a few, key positions. But, knowing the key positions is the HARD part. TINSLEY only lost 7 games in his entire 45 year career. He even BEAT CHINOOK four times, which is now known for playing PERFECT checkers every time it plays.
It took nearly half a century, but a MERE human brain had distilled the 500 million million moves into nearly perfect play. Look at a few of his games--they are remarkably similar.
Now YOU are in the KNOW.
I thought this crap came on Sundays...
please give up.. stop writing.. or give up chess... and writing...
I recognise your writingstyle on how many chesssites or other sites are you spreading crap?
interesting idea - got me thinking.
May I ask the years of CHESS STUDY the above posters have?
Just for the record.
complete nonsense, but entertaining
Teacher has an IQ of 80 and is proud of it.
Hey naysayers, back in the 1950's, you know what the engineers at super-duper calculators said? Well, I'll tell ya:
"There aint no way we can make this calculator without using vacuum tubes. No way."
"A transistor weighing under 5 pounds. Impossible!"
"I'm afraid the technology of the day prohibits us from using under 37 circuit boards. Calculators will never weigh under 200 pounds. It just will never happen."
etc. etc. etc.
Well. guess what happened to the DOPES at super-duper calculators.
THINK ABOUT IT, PEOPLE!!!!
Not many visionaries here.
Didn't read it all, lost interest very quickly; I know shit when I smell it. Give up wasting everyones' time and do something productive with your life.
PS: pull your head from your rear-end.
DO NOT SWEAR IN MY TOPICS.
I agree with you.
It is perfectly possible for chess to be SOLVED, or even solved.
Not sure what the point of this topic is...
DO NOT POST ANYMORE NONSENSE.
Why the f**k not?
I can already play perfect chess.
Listen in carefully Richard_Cranium_1, this is not a topic, merely a platform for you to rant. Your steam-roller use of language and unreferenced claims do little to convince anyone of anything you have to say. Get a life.
Walk on the moon? NEVER HAPPEN. It's so far away, you know.
Cook a complete meal in under 5 minutes with waves? Small little Waves? Are you just $#%)_$## insane?
A human will never be able to run a mile in under 4 minutes. EVER!!!
THe laws of physics and technology PROHIBIT a building from being built over 1000 feet tall. Can't be done.
Am I beginning to fit in with all of you yet?
Instead of just flaming me, can't someone at least EXPLAIN why my facts are not acceptable to you?
See, they are FACTS. That's why I'm puzzled. It's almost like I'm talking to the BOARD of Directors at FIDE and the USCF who stand to LOSE billions of dollars if I can create the perfect playing of chess for everyone.
So what if chess gets solved? What will be the result?
See, there EXISTS, right now, the perfect opening. An opening SO perfect that there is no counter. Played against itself, it will draw 100% time. But we don't know what the moves are...
teacher_1, I understand that chess has the possibility of chess being solved, but I can not agree with this statement. How can an opening be played against itself, as you say? There are always moves, and countermoves. If I play 1. e4, and you answer 1.e5, this does not mean we have played the same opening. If you (or anyone) has something to add to this, please enlighten me.
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