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by rcmaddox
Sat May 20, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ruffian support ...
Replies: 8
Views: 3365

Re: Ruffian support ...

Hello, Frank.

Is 2.10 the same version that won the Dutch Computer Chess Championship at Leiden, ahead of The King and Chess Tiger?

Thanks!
by rcmaddox
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Cre
Replies: 28
Views: 6443

Re: Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human

"In Deep Thinking, Kasparov offers an engaging insight into his psychological state during the match. To a degree, he walks back on his earlier claims, concluding that although IBM probably did not cheat, it violated the spirit of fair competition by obscuring useful information." In other words, t...
by rcmaddox
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tarrasch GUI Version 3.02 is Available
Replies: 0
Views: 821

Tarrasch GUI Version 3.02 is Available

This revision was actually released on 4/1 but I didn't notice it until tonight.

http://www.triplehappy.com/
http://www.triplehappy.com/News.html

I like this program a lot. Give it a try!
by rcmaddox
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Computer Chess Film on Prime
Replies: 12
Views: 3372

Re: Computer Chess Film on Prime

I started to watch this last night thinking it was going to have some real footage. Not at all what I expected... I couldn't get through more than 15 minutes of it. Not only that but people not involved in computer chess that watch this movie are going to think we're a bunch of socially inept geeks...
by rcmaddox
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Just a curiosity of an amateur...
Replies: 8
Views: 2259

Re: Just a curiosity of an amateur...

Looking at the official website of Rybka chess, in the "Team" section, I noticed the presence of a name that more than others has given me wonder. http://www.rybkachess.com/index.php?auswahl=Rybka+team As everyone can imagine the name is Larry Kaufman, with role "Advisor" in the team... What he did...
by rcmaddox
Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tarrasch 3.01 Released
Replies: 0
Views: 603

Tarrasch 3.01 Released

It's just a "bug fix release." It was actually released 12-27-2016 but I just noticed it tonight.

http://www.triplehappy.com/
by rcmaddox
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: the chess engine surprise of 2016 was....
Replies: 16
Views: 4726

Re: the chess engine surprise of 2016 was....

Dann Corbit wrote:Houdini 5
How did I overlook H5? Yes, that has to be the biggest surprise! I thought Houdini was dead.
by rcmaddox
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: the chess engine surprise of 2016 was....
Replies: 16
Views: 4726

Re: the chess engine surprise of 2016 was....

Alibaba wrote:Fizbo for me. <snip>

Regards
Andi
For me, the new Shredder 13 is a nice and welcome surprise.
by rcmaddox
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Forthcoming Kasparov Book
Replies: 32
Views: 6750

Re: Forthcoming Kasparov Book

Werewolf wrote:I hope he's done his research. Garry's a great chess player, but his comments about computers have always been a bit off.
I wonder if he still thinks the Deep Blue team cheated in '97. His behavior during and after that match was shameful, IMHO.
by rcmaddox
Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Forthcoming Kasparov Book
Replies: 32
Views: 6750

Forthcoming Kasparov Book

Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins

Look here ---->> https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Thinking-Ma ... 161039786X