Computers sometimes make you feel smart

Mar 21, 2008, 2:45 PM |

I was looking online for other chess-playing programs that I've used in the past and came across the most recent version of jChess--a cross-platform program that seemed to be good to recommend. So, before uploading the program, I thought I might just need to take it for a spin and it was making decent moves until I skewered its Queen.

Am I supposed to do that?

So I did a quick computer analysis of the game and for the most part I'm the one with little blunders here and there. But move 23 seemed to be the turning point of the game will jChess' 23. ..  Bxf4?? Take a peek and see if you agree that though I saw the skewer on the next move, that jChess wasn't playing super strong: