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by Rolf
Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Houdini 3 : +40 after 20.000 games
Replies: 25
Views: 3229

Re: Houdini 3 : +40 after 20.000 games

This is what others think. Graham And you, what do you think? :twisted: I am not a programmer. The quote I provided is from a well respected programmer within the community. He is the author of Sloppy and the programmer of Cutechess-cli. Ok Graham, Great But, what is your opinion? You need to be a ...
by Rolf
Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Did a Computer Bug Help Deep Blue Beat Kasparov?
Replies: 21
Views: 4437

Re: Did a Computer Bug Help Deep Blue Beat Kasparov?

I noticed that wired news article: http://www.wired.com/playbook/2012/09/deep-blue-computer-bug/ I may have missed it, but it seems nobody posted it here yet. Sorry if I am wrong. Rémi Been discussed elsewhere. Pure speculation. DB certainly had a bug, according to quotes from Hsu's book, but to pr...
by Rolf
Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Long TC matches with Houdini 3 Beta
Replies: 67
Views: 14405

Re: Long TC matches with Houdini 3 Beta

Could you please publish these 1920 games? Thanks
by Rolf
Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Internet World Computer Chess Championship
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: The Internet World Computer Chess Championship

Peter, this is sad news. Let me personally help you out of the mess. 1. Like I have sponnsored once the CCC as forum with money, this time I offer 100 US $ as my personal contribution for you to invest it along your plans either for the organization or also some prize money. If others follow me tha...
by Rolf
Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Internet World Computer Chess Championship
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: The Internet World Computer Chess Championship

Does this mean the event is now officially cancelled? Being there was only one entrant, I don't see how I can move forward. So yes, it is cancelled. Peter Peter, this is sad news. Let me personally help you out of the mess. 1. Like I have sponnsored once the CCC as forum with money, this time I off...
by Rolf
Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Contest: Most members actually met.
Replies: 15
Views: 3172

Re: Contest: Most members actually met.

Johan de Koning ??? :shock: SilvianR :wink: Met him several times but I am pretty sure he is not a member of this forum. Hello ! In my first days in CCC Mr. Johan de Koning was a respected member here ! Take a look , please: http://www.stmintz.com/ccc/index.php?id=314595 Regards, SilvianR :wink: Si...
by Rolf
Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Proposing: The REAL World Computer Chess Championship
Replies: 75
Views: 12442

Re: Proposing: The REAL World Computer Chess Championship

In case I am mistaken, can you just give me the "Abstract" of your post, please? Kind regards Peter Yes, but here we have a clear limit of transmitting a message without real life instruments. My English certainly has weaknesses too and I dont know what your position is in this conflict. I'll try a...
by Rolf
Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Proposing: The REAL World Computer Chess Championship
Replies: 75
Views: 12442

Re: Proposing: The REAL World Computer Chess Championship

This discussion about engine originality has been going on for years now with no acceptable decision and solution found. I liked a little thing Chris Whittington posted in one of the more technical threads a few days ago ( quote from memory): „Let's keep this discussion slow, so that the lays can f...
by Rolf
Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: So long
Replies: 26
Views: 4278

Re: So long

I am no longer going to be an active member until at least the end of the year, probably until the end of next year. Hi, without knowing you yet, let me give you some feedback. Let's be honest. You have a computerchess hobby and for your own good please stay in contact reading the subforum for TOUR...
by Rolf
Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Proposing: The REAL World Computer Chess Championship
Replies: 75
Views: 12442

Re: Proposing: The REAL World Computer Chess Championship

My view of the WCCC is that it has always been a competition between programmers, and rule 2 is intended to keep plagarists and cloners from usurping the hard work of the honest authors who write original programs. I'm not sure why anyone would find a competition between a bunch of strong chess eng...