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  1. 13 May '10 23:06
    how do i make a conditional move that includes castling as one of the moves?
  2. Standard member Eric LeFavour
    The guy
    14 May '10 00:13
    Originally posted by Chris Housser
    how do i make a conditional move that includes castling as one of the moves?
    If it is not allowing you to make the conditional move, you may be moving through, or into check. Or you are in check to begin with. I don't think there is a "trick" to making an unconditional castle. I believe you make the move just like you would in a game.
    Eric
  3. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    14 May '10 01:49
    Originally posted by Chris Housser
    how do i make a conditional move that includes castling as one of the moves?
    I know what you are talking about, but I don't have an answer. Sometimes I have assumed my opponent will castle, but when I try to put the move in, it lets me move his king over two squares, but the rook doesn't "flip".

    It hasn't been a big deal, so I have just let it go, but I definitely know what you mean.
  4. 14 May '10 07:14
    I think you can do it in only the deep mode for some reason.
  5. 14 May '10 08:19
    I couldn't do it in deep mode either. But Paul is right, you move the king over two spots, and the rook doesn't "flip". The conditional move program doesn't recognize it as a potential move.

    not a huge deal, but a slight issue that should be able to be worked out.
  6. 14 May '10 13:50
    It does work in deep mode for me. You have to set up the board then click "Record Conditional Move" before castling for it to work.
  7. 14 May '10 19:16
    hmmmm, my conditional move involved my opponent castling on his move, and it didn't seem to wanna work. it's been played out already, but i'll have to try again in the future.
  8. 14 May '10 21:07
    Like sylvander said it will work in deep mode. It just won't do it automatically. You have to move the king over two spots then you have to manually move the rook over then hit "record conditional move".
  9. Standard member Eric LeFavour
    The guy
    14 May '10 21:53
    Originally posted by Eric LeFavour
    If it is not allowing you to make the conditional move, you may be moving through, or into check. Or you are in check to begin with. I don't think there is a "trick" to making an unconditional castle. I believe you make the move just like you would in a game.
    Eric
    Sorry Mr. Housser. I did not mean to insult your intelligence. I guess I did not interpret the question quite right. I've never had the situation come up that you are talking about, but this thread will help me prepare for it. I was thinking you were doing the castling, not your opponent. Makes much more sense now. LOL 🙂
    Eric