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by Rebel
Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Who is stronger at chess? Computers or Humans?
Replies: 84
Views: 15701

Re: Who is stronger at chess? Computers or Humans?

Adam- 100 to 120 Elo per doubling? Why so negative ? Especially when it's about something many programmers already know and you apparently don't :mrgreen: In the 80's the branch factor was about 4.0 and the estimated elo gain when doubling speed already was roughly 50-70 elo because an engine becam...
by Rebel
Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Have you had a gutsful of clone accusations?
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: Have you had a gutsful of clone accusations?

What's the point of this? If there are clones they will be discussed, that's one of the functions of this forum. Not discussing them will hurt the community . Now look Terry, we agree :wink: The clones are a cancer that is ruining our hobby and until we find the right chemo therapy it should be dis...
by Rebel
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo Website infected
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Re: Komodo Website infected

I had the same problem a couple of years ago, to read: http://blog.unmaskparasites.com/2010/05/22/malware-on-hijacked-subdomains-new-trend/ http://blog.unmaskparasites.com/2010/06/17/malware-on-hijacked-subdomains-part-2/ It usually nestles at the index page. Remove the re-direct and everything is f...
by Rebel
Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Why was Aegon stopped back in 1996?
Replies: 8
Views: 1260

Re: Why was Aegon stopped back in 1996?

Vinvin wrote:IIRC, the boss of the Ageon Company (the main sponsor) retired. The next boss was not interesting in computer chess. So simple and so bad :evil:
Actually it was because the comps started to beat the humans and AEGON had to raise the funds each year to get a competitive field.
by Rebel
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Warns of Third World War!?
Replies: 10
Views: 1117

Re: Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Warns of Third World War!?

Harvey Williamson wrote:
michiguel wrote:
News about the President of FIDE, are borderline ok here.
That is good to know as one of Ed's arguments is that the ICGA is bound by FIDE rules.
It's you who is FIDE affiliated, not me :lol:

http://www.fide.com/fide/directory/affi ... =committee
by Rebel
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing a doctorate degree!
Replies: 43
Views: 6960

Re: Only for Diep ! -:)

Thomas, Vincent, do any of you know which LIST and Crafty versions we are talking about? In the following link, it is suggested that List 4.60 and List 5.04 were under question: http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=48647&p=183935&hilit=fritz+reul+clone#p183935 From what I have see...
by Rebel
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing a doctorate degree!
Replies: 43
Views: 6960

Re: Only for Diep ! -:)

Thomas, Vincent, do any of you know which LIST and Crafty versions we are talking about? In the following link, it is suggested that List 4.60 and List 5.04 were under question: http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=48647&p=183935&hilit=fritz+reul+clone#p183935 From what I have see...
by Rebel
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I bet...
Replies: 28
Views: 4303

Re: I bet...

I don't have TB's installed but self-ply at depth=6 does the trick for mine.
by Rebel
Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing a doctorate degree!
Replies: 43
Views: 6960

Re: Only for Diep ! -:)

Thomas, Vincent, do any of you know which LIST and Crafty versions we are talking about?
by Rebel
Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing a doctorate degree!
Replies: 43
Views: 6960

Re: If I remember in a correct way......

The expert was Chrilly Donninger. Anyway, it was about List and not Loop and was some years before the version under suspicion arises. Thomas, do you also know the accuser ? The close I can get: One expert said: “LIST was playing out of its skin. We were shocked by some of the great moves it came u...