extract_moves {bigchess}R Documentation

Extract first N moves


Extract first N moves from pgn movetext into data frame


extract_moves(movetext, N = 10, last.move = T)



movetext string (or string vector). The standard English values are required: pawn = "P" (often not used), knight = "N", bishop = "B", rook = "R", queen = "Q", and king = "K".


integer (default 10) determines how many first N moves will be extracted. Default is 10, should be greater than 0.


boolean (default TRUE) indicating whether to calculate the last move


Data frame containing first N moves for white and for black, named as W1, B1, W2 and so on, up to WN and BN (where N is input argument). If N is greater than total moves number then NA's generated. Column complete.movetext flag is indicating if movetext string begin with "1.'move'".


extract_moves("1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf5 3. d5 ",N = 3)
# e4 e5 Nf3 Nf5 d5 NA TRUE
extract_moves("1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf5 3. d5 ",N = 3, last.move = TRUE)
# e4 e5 Nf3 Nf5 d5 NA d5 TRUE

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