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by playjunior
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 1.6.3
Replies: 28
Views: 9392

Re: Stockfish 1.6.3

Anyone knows how to make this work under Ubuntu+Scid? I'm a Linux noob
by playjunior
Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Can I get some feedback on the New Junior 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: Can I get some feedback on the New Junior 2010

OK, I will buy this thing I guess :)

Btw, is it as bad in endgames as previous versions?
by playjunior
Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: news: apple IPAD. cpu arm apple A4. 1 Ghz... ¿+3000 ELO?
Replies: 10
Views: 1848

Re: news: apple IPAD. cpu arm apple A4. 1 Ghz... ¿+3000 ELO?

for 99.99% of potential customers of this thing, processor power will be a minor, very minor issue. If it runs smoothly, it's OK. It's a gadget after all.
by playjunior
Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The eventually upcoming police policy in the CCC....
Replies: 47
Views: 4397

Re: The eventually upcoming police policy in the CCC....

Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:
solis wrote:Dr. D,
you are great diagnostician and you hit it right.Love your comments.
:lol:
Thanks Miodrag but I fear that it's the naked reality we are dealing here with :shock:
Dr.D
Which is, per definition, what a good diagnosis is ;)
by playjunior
Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: the mods "clone" standpoint
Replies: 22
Views: 2376

Re: the mods "clone" standpoint

Damn I should have ran for the moderation team, my ONLY promise being I would ban Rolf if elected.
by playjunior
Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A New Name for Doch....
Replies: 67
Views: 7322

Re: A New Name for Doch....

Bagels.
by playjunior
Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Winboard & UCI Engine, Jabba 1.0
Replies: 32
Views: 2609

Re: New Winboard & UCI Engine, Jabba 1.0

The logo for the engine should feature Jabba the Hutt
by playjunior
Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rental Rybka what do Others think?
Replies: 37
Views: 4317

Re: Rental Rybka what do Others think?

Although I understand your frustration I think it is best to see how this plays out first. I also am not too impressed with the idea of having to rent an engine and would much prefer having it on my own computers. I am quite sure R4 is still on and that it will be the strongest engine available. Bu...
by playjunior
Tue Dec 29, 2009 10:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Any More Strategical Ideas for a Test Suite?
Replies: 52
Views: 5918

Re: Any More Strategical Ideas for a Test Suite?

Irrelevant pawns in endgames. Sometimes in endgames the engines will grab a pawn in the flank which the opponent cannot regain immediately, but can use the tempo and the fact that one piece is missing to organize an effective defense/blockade. This happens a lot when, say, white has a passed isolat...
by playjunior
Fri Dec 25, 2009 2:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I was Not a Software Pirate
Replies: 26
Views: 9733

Re: I was Not a Software Pirate

I was talking about end users copying DOS illegally, making it ubiquitous, resulting in ever more sales of DOS and eventually to the adoption of Windows. Another way of making this point is the idea that the way to speed GNU/Linux adoption would be to improve the effectiveness of the WGA program so...