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  1. 05 Jul '03 15:04
    Hi

    A chess newbie here.

    On two moves in two different games, after the move, the move was shaded light red or pink.

    What is the significance?

    Thanx

    Robbin
  2. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    05 Jul '03 15:32
    It is an illegal move.

    Check again that your move did not leave yourself in check, and then try again. Green squares signify a successful move.

    -Russ
  3. 05 Jul '03 15:57
    Thanx 4 replying Russ, but that does not seem to be the case.

    Here is the most recent game where that happened.

    http://www.redhotpawn.com/core/viewhistory.php?gameid=230018

    The move that was shaded pink was my white c2 pawn to c4,
    and I cannot see how that might have put me in check.

    Besides, is it not true that RHP programming does not allow illegal moves?

    Any other opinions or knowledge?

    Robbin
  4. 05 Jul '03 16:01
    Allow me to ask another question.

    If I do make an illegal move, what are the rules regarding such?

    Do I get sent back and lose my turn, or what?

    Please excuse my lack of knowledge, I have told you I am a chess newbie.

    Robbin
  5. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    05 Jul '03 16:04
    You are unable to make illegal moves.

    RHP will not let you. If you are convinced that a legal move is being blocked, or vice-versa, always send feedback ASAP. (Please! 🙂 )

    I will take a look.

    -Russ
  6. 05 Jul '03 16:19
    Once again thank you 4 replying.

    RHP did accept the move, and showed it in light green at first right after the move,
    then only after my opponenet moved did it then show as pink.

    I will exactly replay the game with another oppenent and see if it shows the same.

    Will let you know soon.

    Robbin
  7. Donation Rhymester
    and RedHotTed
    05 Jul '03 16:21
    Originally posted by RobbinR
    Once again thank you 4 replying.

    RHP did accept the move, and showed it in light green at first right after the move,
    then only after my opponenet moved did it then show as pink.

    I will exactly replay the game with another oppenent and see if it shows the same.

    Will let you know soon.

    Robbin
    If you made the move and then your opponent moved - how could you then make the same move twice?

    Rhymester
  8. 05 Jul '03 20:40
    Ted

    Reread my last post.

    My move was accepted at first,

    and also thereafter, but it showed pink only after my opponents next move.

    It was not then reverted or changed.

    I think there is a fault in the programming,
    or my memory.
    😀😀
  9. 06 Jul '03 11:16
    Originally posted by chezznut
    Ted

    Reread my last post.

    My move was accepted at first,

    and also thereafter, but it showed pink only after my opponents next move.

    It was not then reverted or changed.

    I think there is a fault in the programming,
    or my memory.
    😀😀
    Download a new driver for your videocard I guess...😕

    Olav
  10. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    07 Jul '03 18:53
    All that has happened is this:

    You have resubmitted your previous move.

    The second time around RHP will reject it. (Unsurprisingly)
    So nothing to worry about! 🙂

    -Russ
  11. Donation ChessNut
    Lightly Salted...
    07 Jul '03 21:25
    Originally posted by chezznut
    Ted

    Reread my last post.

    My move was accepted at first,

    and also thereafter, but it showed pink only after my opponents next move.

    It was not then reverted or changed.

    I think there is a fault in the programming,
    or my memory.
    😀😀
    Why are you stealing my name? Don't you want to be original? 😉
  12. Donation ChessNut
    Lightly Salted...
    10 Jul '03 22:50
    Originally posted by chezznut
    Ted

    Reread my last post.

    My move was accepted at first,

    and also thereafter, but it showed pink only after my opponents next move.

    It was not then reverted or changed.

    I think there is a fault in the programming,
    or my memory.
    😀😀
    Why are you posting as if you were RobbinR ?