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by S.Taylor
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Cock de Gorter passed away
Replies: 23
Views: 6813

Re: Cock de Gorter passed away

70 is actually not that old today. 70 used to have been a well fulfilled duration for a lifetime. These days, millenials stay like children till a much older age. And why not! A person can remain in teenage vigour till well over 40. So he doesn't expect he will be losing any of it for a very long ti...
by S.Taylor
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Carlsen is back with all his Opening knowledge....
Replies: 15
Views: 2090

Re: Carlsen is back with all his Opening knowledge....

CositasBuenas wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:56 pm
Of course, he didn't play poorly. He got 2nd place.
First time he got 2nd place for a long time!
by S.Taylor
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What is the purpose of chess engines?
Replies: 88
Views: 7649

Re: What is the purpose of chess engines?

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In that order.
by S.Taylor
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......
Replies: 32
Views: 4983

Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Leo wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:46 pm
I remember Gary Kasparov saying he was a chess player when asked about FRC. I took that to mean he wasn't interested in FRC.
Maybe it meant he was!
by S.Taylor
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anyone heard from Fernando?
Replies: 3
Views: 1799

Re: Anyone heard from Fernando?

Graham Banks wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:22 pm
Try the Hiarcs forum. He frequents there a lot.

Fernando
New postForum: Main Lobby / General Discussions Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:21 am Subject: Very difficult position
Seems he doesnt care about US any more!
by S.Taylor
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: I don't think Carlsen will ever be discredited
Replies: 2
Views: 2077

Re: I don't think Carlsen will ever be discredited

I have no doubt! I said "so far".
By year 2100 he may well not be in top ten of history, even if he is now (which i dont know for sure).
by S.Taylor
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: I don't think Carlsen will ever be discredited
Replies: 2
Views: 2077

I don't think Carlsen will ever be discredited

I don't think Carlsen will ever be discredited as possibly the greatest player in history so far, even if or when he DOES go down. But btw, he just now made a bad start in a tournament, after taking a break from chess tournaments for a few weeks. It certainly doesn't mean he's starting to go down ye...
by S.Taylor
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish vs. Lc0: IMHO disappointing result for Lc0
Replies: 43
Views: 9768

Re: Stockfish vs. Lc0: IMHO disappointing result for Lc0

Today I ran a short 20-game match between Stockfish 10 and Lc0. Specs of the match: Stockfish 10 x64 BMI2 on Intel i7-6700K, 4 threads, 8GB hashtable Lc0 0.21.3, w42850 on GTX 1070. 4 threads, everything else default. Syzygy 5 men tablebase, 8 move Performance.bin opening book. Adjucation by GUI bo...
by S.Taylor
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: They caught igors rausis?!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 3795

Re: They caught igors rausis?!!!

It's enough to be
1). Allowable in public opinion
2). Allowable in the press
3). Allowable to make investigations.
4). Can be used in court corruptly even if not officially allowed.allowed.
by S.Taylor
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom
Replies: 12
Views: 2928

Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

It's not everyday where a chess news is published on a tech site. Cheating caught with picture inside a bathroom. https://idle.slashdot.org/story/19/07/14/0610256/chess-grandmaster-caught-cheating-in-tournament-with-hidden-cellphone-in-bathroom Serious problem for human-human chess. There already e...