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by John Conway
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 17
Replies: 264
Views: 42877

Re: Fritz 17

Any engine using in full or in part the code written by the Leela team is a derivative. If Scorpio is not a Leela clone, what other explanation do you have for a mid-tier engine with an unreadable code base and a rampant history of crashes, bugs, and other play limiting or preventing issues, sudden...
by John Conway
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Ethereal Dev
Replies: 1
Views: 937

Re: New Ethereal Dev

This link was posted on Outskirts Chess Forum

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by John Conway
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 15.0
Replies: 85
Views: 27184

Re: Fritz 15.0

Fritz 15 is obviously a new engine which Vas wrote from scratch after carefully studying Rybka 4.1 source code for 4 years. That would be foolish to write from scratch. Rybka has a very good SMP implementation. Vas is obviously a very talented programmer and it is good to see him move on and put Ry...
by John Conway
Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 15.0
Replies: 85
Views: 27184

Re: Fritz 15.0

Fritz 15 is obviously a new engine which Vas wrote from scratch after carefully studying Rybka 4.1 source code for 4 years. That would be foolish to write from scratch. Rybka has a very good SMP implementation. Vas is obviously a very talented programmer and it is good to see him move on and put Ry...
by John Conway
Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 15.0
Replies: 85
Views: 27184

Re: Fritz 15.0

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Fritz 15 is obviously a new engine which Vas wrote from scratch after carefully studying Rybka 4.1 source code for 4 years.
by John Conway
Sat Aug 01, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rybka author to license his ideas to Fritz
Replies: 40
Views: 12508

Re: Rybka author to license his ideas to Fritz

uhm...ok. again, what does the ICGA have to do with chessbase or fritz? do you seriously think vas gives a damn about entering tournaments so he can hang out with the people who tried to excommunicate him? it doesnt mean a thing. http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn242/benlau_album/somanypiratescp...
by John Conway
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rybka author to license his ideas to Fritz
Replies: 40
Views: 12508

Re: Rybka author to license his ideas to Fritz

Convicted serial offender finds loophole to allow him to continue in his merry ways. :roll: what loophole? getting hired by the biggest chess software company in the world to helm their flagship chess program?? hes never needed a loophole, he stopped for personal reasons. The flagship sank a long t...
by John Conway
Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rybka author to license his ideas to Fritz
Replies: 40
Views: 12508

Re: Rybka author to license his ideas to Fritz

Convicted serial offender finds loophole to allow him to continue in his merry ways. :roll:
by John Conway
Sat Jun 06, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Engines or Settings for playing down in material?
Replies: 15
Views: 2436

Re: Engines or Settings for playing down in material?

You must be stronger than GM Michael Adams or your engines are weaker than Hydra was in 2005. http://en.chessbase.com/post/adams-vs-hydra-man-0-5-machine-5-5 Please read again, David talked about playing a _Knight up_ while Adams played without handicap in your given link. Guenther Yes, sorry, my b...
by John Conway
Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Engines or Settings for playing down in material?
Replies: 15
Views: 2436

Re: Engines or Settings for playing down in material?

You must be stronger than GM Michael Adams or your engines are weaker than Hydra was in 2005.
http://en.chessbase.com/post/adams-vs-h ... achine-5-5