David J Bush
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On 2023-04-01 at 22:26,
with the benefit of 20-20 hindsight, I realized that
wasn't my best move. |
looked pretty good, I thought, but the bot showed me it wasn't
the bot suggested |
, followed by
but, here's the surprise -- in this position, the bot suggested K19 (or L21 or I15)
I'm a player of only middling ability, but I immediately saw H17, which the bot pretty much concedes wins the game, though there is still some play left for white
On 2023-04-02 at 21:41,
This is what bots do. Why take a simple win when a complicated one works just as well?
The bot suggests |
which in hindsight seems like a much better continuation for white. White is on the highlighted diagonal to the corner. Black has to jump ahead in order to block. When that happens, white can place a downstream peg on the left side, to serve as a negative ladder catcher. For example
and I don't know who has the advantage.
On 2023-04-03 at 02:44,
continuing the above line,
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