CG illegal PGN – working notes

Here are my working notes for all the <CG> games I’ve found containing illegal PGN (illegal as far as SCID is concerned – ChessBase Light might have other ideas as noted below):   Importing PGN games from CG – tournaments.pgn… Imported 273130 games. PGN errors/warnings: —————————————————————————————————————————————– (game 48017 – Janowski vs. Marshall, Match 2 /…

CG – Rio de Janeiro Izt (1979) – xtab

As part of an ongoing discussion of the quality of the <CG> PGN for tournaments, the following is entered into evidence. This is from one of the best tournament pages <CG> has, and yet the complete xtab is missing several games as shown by the yellow highlighter: (Click to enlarge) Actually, since the games involve…

Lein–Shulman, Foxwoods Open (2006)

Yes, 2…b5 is an unlikely move. But how does the gameplay compare between 2…b5 and 2…b6 – let’s analyze the score vs move with Stockfish 5: First the actual game score (well, the actual moves published widely on the net), with 2…b5: (Click images to enlarge)   Then the FSR suggestion with 2…b6: There is…