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by simonhue
Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Average number of plies in {1-0, ½-½, 0-1}.
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Re: Average number of plies in {1-0, ½-½, 0-1}.

Hello: I take a look to this Wikipedia article from time to time because I find very interesting that the first move has a small advantage in our chess theory and game databases. I realized about this funny quote the last time: "You will win with either color if you are the better player, but it ta...
by simonhue
Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kid used Fritz instead of eNotate and cheated
Replies: 25
Views: 4052

Re: Kid used Fritz instead of eNotate and cheated

I would be shocked if electronic devices capable of running apps are ever allowed in the tournament hall. Even licensed ones can be easily hacked. If such get allowed for move recording then it should be the organizers that make those available to players, and players shouldn't be allowed to bring o...
by simonhue
Fri Sep 21, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kid used Fritz instead of eNotate and cheated
Replies: 25
Views: 4052

Re: Kid used Fritz instead of eNotate and cheated

IMO too - absolutely bad idea to allow smartphones in the playing hall. Thou I remember (Not sure where I've read that, I think it was some of the FIDE pre-congress materials) that FIDE is planning to license official digital move recorders (a devices, that would do only that).