[Retros] Last move Type D - record list 25.07.2007
andrew at anselan.com
Wed Jul 25 15:10:38 EDT 2007
Yes, except that the order is power order K>Q>R>B>N>P, move before
capture, non-promotion before promotion.
--- Alain BROBECKER <abrobecker at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear Eric
> >>Type D: K-/N-, 9
> >... but Black has no Knight here ?! (according to the
> >notation used for pb #2, White's move is indicated first)
> >So here we have a "reversed" notation, compared to pb #2,
> >or am I missing something ?
> Composers/compilers assumed that knowing if it's a K-/N-
> or a N-/K- with respect to colours (colors?) was not very
> important. One only would have to change sides if he wants
> the moves written the other way.
> So they agreed on writing them in alphabetical order, that's
> easier for maintaining the list (with a spreadsheet) i suppose.
> And it spoils less the pleasure of retracting the moves! ;)
> regards, Alain
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