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  1. 20 Feb '03 02:16
    There is to be a pb with the move count when you navigate in game history :
    - Starting position (with no pieces moved) is given as Move N° 1
    - White's 1rst move is Move N° 1 as well.
    BUT
    - Black's 1rst move is given as Move N°2 (when it ought to be a Move N°1 again).
    Move N°2 should be W's second move & again B's second move - in that order.
    W's n move is counted as Move N° n (but it is in fact B's following half move)
    B's n move is counted as Move N° n+1. Consequences being that B does not have a Move N°1 & gets credited with the first half move of the Move Number (when he shouldn't).

    Anyway the Move counter is wrong.
    Just thought I'd mentioned it.
  2. 20 Feb '03 02:37
    The move count has always been like that way on this site.


    -mike
  3. 20 Feb '03 17:45
    And so it will ever be ?
  4. Donation belgianfreak
    stitching you up
    20 Feb '03 21:22
    I think this has been asked before, and the answer is that the counter isn't wrong. It doesn't show the move that has just happened, rather the move that is about to happen. Therefore it'll say 2 after blacks 1st move because it's about to be whites 2nd. Supposedly that's how is should be done & it's OK one you get used to it
    Hope that helps
    Jon
  5. Standard member thire
    Xebite
    26 Feb '03 10:24 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by belgianfreak
    I think this has been asked before, and the answer is that the counter isn't wrong. It doesn't show the move that has just happened, rather the move that is about to happen. Therefore it'll say 2 after blacks 1st move because it's ...[text shortened]... ld be done & it's OK one you get used to it
    Hope that helps
    Jon
    absolutley wrong!

    Suppose I click once on the right arrow (at the beginning of the game). It says "Last Move e4", "Move Number 1" okay.
    after another click it says "Last Move e5", "Move Number 2". wrong 😛!
    ...
    the "move nb" should start with two "move nb 1" and not with only one. (I mean: now: 1,2,2,3,3,4,4... right: 1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,...)

    And I don't want to get used to something which is wrong. 😠

    Many people play chess at this wonderful place here to improve (or they say so 😉). The export (email game) feature does not work properly (as is does not export in the pgn standart. but I understand that this will not change, because everything here is based on FEN :'(). For me this is the biggest miss. Although I like the site very much! 😀
    th

    ps: sometime before I already suggested to impove the nice gamehistory page (animation of moves and autoplay)
    pps: I don't understand why the "move nb" and "last last move" are in input tags? 🙄
  6. Standard member thire
    Xebite
    26 Apr '03 10:46
    Originally posted by thire
    pps: I don't understand why the "move nb" and "last last move" are in input tags? 🙄
    I found the answer myself:
    It is part of the javascript and so it was to be in a textfield, right?
    th