Komodo 8: Deep Blue revisited (1/2)

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Komodo 8: Deep Blue revisited (1/2)

Post by Graham Banks » Sat Dec 27, 2014 8:36 am

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Re: Komodo 8: Deep Blue revisited (1/2)

Post by M ANSARI » Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:51 pm

Yes great article. A few years back I looked at the moves of DB with the newer chess engines, and already it was clear that DB would stand no chance. A few years later with much better software and dramatically faster hardware this fact is even more so.

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Re: Komodo 8: Deep Blue revisited (1/2)

Post by bob » Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:18 pm

I am not exactly sure what the point here is. Deep Blue is 20 years old. Who knows what it would be today had its development continued? You should test some 1995-era software programs against today's. It would be FAR uglier. The SAME thing will happen in 2035 when someone compares the software of the day against the incredibly weak offerings of 2015. In 1996-1997 there was absolutely nothing that could touch DB.

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Re: Komodo 8: Deep Blue revisited (1/2)

Post by yanquis1972 » Sat Dec 27, 2014 5:58 pm

" When Garry Kasparov faced IBM's super computer Deep Blue, there was not a player alive who did not secretly dream of having their own private Deep Blue to consult on demand. That day has already come and passed as today's engines such as Komodo 8 can outperform the famous computer even on a smartphone. "

its not really making a point, its just an article of interest (or not, as the case may be).

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