Martin Giepmans (Anatoli, SpiderChess) passed away

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Martin Giepmans (Anatoli, SpiderChess) passed away

Post by Andres Valverde » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:16 pm

http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewt ... =2&t=50486

Rest in peace my good friend. We'll miss you
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Post by Graham Banks » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:17 pm

:shock: Please pass on our condolences to his family if you can.
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Post by fern » Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:44 pm

It is always an specially sad occasion when a talented guy dies. Send please my condolences to anybody associated with him.

Fern

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Re: Martin Giepmans (Anatoli, SpiderChess) passed away

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:16 pm

Rest in peace my friend....you'll live in my rating list with your excellent chess engines....
Sad and shocked regards,
Dr.D
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Re: Martin Giepmans (Anatoli, SpiderChess) passed away

Post by adieguez » Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:19 am

Am sorry about the lost! altough I didn't know him at all.

Am replying late I know, but it is very scary so little replies, so lets reply.
Andres Valverde wrote:http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewt ... =2&t=50486

Rest in peace my good friend. We'll miss you

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Re: Martin Giepmans (Anatoli, SpiderChess) passed away

Post by M ANSARI » Mon Nov 02, 2009 5:18 am

RIP

Always sad to lose another engine developer.

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Re: Martin Giepmans (Anatoli, SpiderChess) passed away

Post by Eelco de Groot » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:54 am

My condolences to his family.

As far as I can see, this was the last post by Martin, and it was in the thread for Theo van der Storm who passed away very early in the year. We may read his post a bit differently now, it is as though Martin wanted to say that, as long as you are remembered, you live on, and that is good.

I do not really want to read anything religious into it, but today also happens to be the last day of All Saints in the Catholic Church, so I think it is very fitting that Antonio posted his post just today. Thanks! Martin was from Tilburg in the south, so it could be he was a Catholic, I don't know for sure, it could be from what he posted!

I watched the news last night, people in Manilla had the fourth flooding in a year and even the graves they wanted to visit were under water. But they still succeeded in lighting a candle even if they had to do it in a boat!

Let's burn a candle today for those who are in Chess Heaven.

Eelco
Martin wrote:Sad news for us and for those close to Theo, I wish them all the best.

But physical death is a transition to another life. What is Theo doing there? Perhaps he started writing a superstrong chess engine with the assistance of the old masters? :)

Anyway Theo, I'm sure you are enjoying yourself, bon voyage!
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Re: Martin Giepmans (Anatoli, SpiderChess) passed away

Post by Gerd Isenberg » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:56 am

So sad to hear that. It was a pleasure to meet Martin at several tournaments in Maastricht and Leiden some years ago.
Rest in peace Martin.

Gerd

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