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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by S.Taylor » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:39 am

However, I'm not at all sure if (at game 2 move 53), black, with the 2 bishops, is winning anything. It's been going on for some moves now, and he is at a 2-pawn deficit.

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by S.Taylor » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:54 am

Albert Silver wrote:
S.Taylor wrote:If 18...Rg8 is NOT a book move, AND Houdini does not lose (and fully equalizes), then I will say that Houdini is great!

(actually, on further examination, i'm wondering if 18...Rg8 was actually a regretable concession, and the mistakes were earlier).
The game score shows they were thinking after move 4.
Are the first few moves made in advance (with both having the same with both colours), and opening books switched off after that?

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by Martin Thoresen » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:16 pm

S.Taylor wrote: Are the first few moves made in advance (with both having the same with both colours), and opening books switched off after that?
That is correct.

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by S.Taylor » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:35 pm

At this point, Game 3 move 34, does Houdini know what it is doing, or doesn't it?

There was some very strange play!

Something very brilliant, perhaps?

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by S.Taylor » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:39 pm

Wow! 36.B:h5.
We will soon see who knew what it was doing!

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by S.Taylor » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:03 pm

Yes, that was a disgusting show from Houdini! Rybka seems to have had the last word.
If Houdini didn't know what it was doing, then why did it do all that?

I don't think black can save the game. I'll come baxk later to see what's happening in game 4.

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by Martin Thoresen » Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:18 pm

S.Taylor wrote: If Houdini didn't know what it was doing, then why did it do all that?
I guess the point here is that it thought it knew what it was doing. :)

Rybka 2.0
Houdini 1.0

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by brinan » Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:50 pm

Just to say thanks for putting such a match together and making it readily accessible.

Length, time control, processing power, engines all make this a heavyweight event.

I'll take a stab and say 26-22 to Rybka.

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by Tomcass » Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:43 pm

Very interesting match, Martin. Thanks!!

My forecast:

Very close to 50% each with no less than 80% draws.

Tom.

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Re: Rybka 4 vs Houdini 1.02 - Long TC Match - LIVE BROADCAST

Post by Martin Thoresen » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:30 pm

Thanks!

By the way, anyone else having problems viewing the pgnviewer on the website? I don't understand, it stopped working all of a sudden.

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