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by Steve B
Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Question about Mephisto modules: compatibility with boards
Replies: 2
Views: 596

Re: Question about Mehisto modules: compatibility with board

Hello. I would like to know if all the Mephisto modules (I mean the similar ones to the MM II-IV-V-VI-Senator-Portorse-Vancouver-London-etc., not the "briquettes" ones) are compatible with all the types of Mephisto chessboards: Modular, Exclusive, Exclusive S and München (and Bavaria and Impos, if ...
by Steve B
Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: To Steven Blincoe
Replies: 2
Views: 447

Re: To Steven Blincoe

Well i have no interest in these Millennium mass produced computers..
they are sold to the unwashed ..knuckle dragging ..masses(casual players not serious chess players)
i am sure it is not any where's near 2100 USCF


Feliz Navidad ..My Friend Regards
Steve
by Steve B
Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Shall we update Talkchess' software?
Replies: 146
Views: 20849

Re: Shall we update Talkchess' software?

Been a bit late to the discussion
not sure what its about exactly

thankfully i can use thread view to easily catch up to speed


Threading The Needle Regards
Steve
by Steve B
Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Karpov by Excalibur Precious Machine
Replies: 9
Views: 1748

Re: Karpov by Excalibur Precious Machine

Listed here: http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Excalibur_Karpov_2294 On a side note - any to recommendations of one that is currently being sold ...? I hear Phoenix Chess Systems is about to come out with a reasonably priced unit... :twisted: It is sad that there are effectively only t...
by Steve B
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Phoenix Chess Systems - Revelation II
Replies: 11
Views: 2650

Re: Phoenix Chess Systems - Revelation II

Murat wrote:I see the squares have LED on each corner. Has the copyright issues with Tasc been solved?
Tasc is no longer in existence as far as i know
The board is being produced in conjunction with DGT so i imagine they have done their legal homework
Up To The Tasc Regards
Steve
by Steve B
Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Phoenix Chess Systems - Revelation II
Replies: 11
Views: 2650

Re: Phoenix Chess Systems - Revelation II

       Maybe I am cock-eyed, but would anyone pay big $$$ to a company for a (luxury?) Chess item when they put a "promo" photo on-line where the board is set-up incorrectly????!!!?!     This would be laughable, if it were not such an example of the sad state of incompetence that surrounds us nowad...
by Steve B
Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I miss those times!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2478

Re: I miss those times!!!

Actually the golden years for dedicated chess computers were in the 1980's i remember each month/week bringing news of yet another new model released by 3-4 different companies all claiming ELO bragging rights Where today you have new PC engines released every other Thursday...back then it was a de...
by Steve B
Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I miss those times!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2478

Re: I miss those times!!!

Actually the golden years for dedicated chess computers were in the 1980's i remember each month/week bringing news of yet another new model released by 3-4 different companies all claiming ELO bragging rights Where today you have new PC engines released every other Thursday...back then it was a de...
by Steve B
Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I miss those times!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2478

Re: I miss those times!!!

Actually the golden years for dedicated chess computers were in the 1980's i remember each month/week bringing news of yet another new model released by 3-4 different companies all claiming ELO bragging rights Where today you have new PC engines released every other Thursday...back then it was a ded...
by Steve B
Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Garry Kasparov detained after Pussy Riot trial
Replies: 17
Views: 3160

Re: Garry Kasparov detained after Pussy Riot trial

While I have some sympathy for the Pussy Riot band and their freedom of speech, the actions of some of their supporters is rather less endearing. Chopping down a public monument to the war dead just because it is a crucifix does not win many friends, even when done bare breasted. See: http://englis...