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by rtitle
Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Big new ideas in chess programming
Replies: 57
Views: 15809

Re: Big new ideas in chess programming

As to why Stockfish has risen to near the top and stayed there, while previously top programs (e.g. Rybka) have fallen behind, I think the answer is simply that the open-source development model is superior to the closed-source commercial programming model. In the software development world we refer...
by rtitle
Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Big new ideas in chess programming
Replies: 57
Views: 15809

Re: Big new ideas in chess programming

You pose an interesting question. I am a software developer by profession and a chessplayer/chess-engine-developer as a hobby. One thing I've observed from my professional life (software development) is that anytime someone says something like "this solution X is the best possible solution to a give...
by rtitle
Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Machine Play Gasparov v Deep Blue
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Re: The Machine Play Gasparov v Deep Blue

I was also at the actual Kasparov-Deep Blue games years ago, but have not seen this new play. Anyone here seen it? Comments? Worth travelling to New York to see? Does anyone know if it's going to be appearing later in other US cities besides New York?
Rich