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essentially, it seems that in a more complex game, it is more likely that there will be a draw. Connect-Four is the most complex game we have solved so far, and although the first player wins, that is due to the mathematical nature of the game (i.e., it is impossible to go back to a previous position like for one side of chess). There is no proof that either ...


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Actually, in FIDE rules, you have different kinds of time settings : Up to and including 10 minutes per player, it's Blitz ; Between 10 and 60 minutes, it's Quickplay Over 61 minutes per player, it's Slow Fisher increments are counted 60 times and added to the base time in order to find the equivalent in K.O. time (no increment). These are the time ...


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One of the following is true: There is a dominant strategy for White. There is a dominant strategy for Black. There are strategies for both players that guarantee they don't lose, i.e. perfect play results in a draw (e.g. as in Tic-Tac-Toe). No one knows which is true. Most experts guess that perfect play leads to a draw, and a few believe White can ...


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Since chess is open-information deterministic game, it is bound to have some kind of optimal strategy for both players, which would result in same outcome every time, provided both players play perfectly. IMO this outcome would probably be a draw, but could be victory for either side.


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Not only do bridge players retain their abilities to a later age than Chess and Go players, they don't even attain their peak ability until an age, around forty or so, when they have decidedly passed their peak in Go and Chess. Bob Hamman, born 1938, was ranked 7th in the world by the World Bridge Federation as of October, 2012, at the age of 74. His ...


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I don't know anything about Bridge, I played a bit Chess and am a regular Go player. That being said, I completely agree with Arghya's answer and want to add some details from my perspective. I think that Go is evolving through time. As chess. These games have Complete Information (see Wikipedia's article about Game Theory) and still are not difficult to ...


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The best training for playing chess is the game itself. But if you want to "dumb down" the game, then remove the two sets of knights. Those are the pieces with "special" moves that are relatively hard to understand. The other pieces all move on straight lines and/or diagonals. There's really no need to play with simplified rules. There are only five ...



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