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by Thomas Mayer
Sat Jun 08, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Help! They sold me Windows 8!
Replies: 77
Views: 12406

Re: Help! They sold me Windows 8!

Thanks God for this thread as I was willing to buy a new i7 laptop for my 6 years old son with Windows 8.... An i7 laptop he will get but with windows 7 regards, Dr.D if you buy one with Windows 8 Pro you are usually allowed to downgrade to Windows 7 Pro, the .iso is downloadable directly from Micr...
by Thomas Mayer
Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Windows 8 Begins to Convince me....
Replies: 19
Views: 3669

Re: Windows 8 Begins to Convince me....

Hi Fern,

so far I did not take a closer look on Windows 8 - Do you think there is something that makes it more comfortable to a usual desktop user then Windows 7 ?

Greets, Thomas
by Thomas Mayer
Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: CSS-Forum
Replies: 8
Views: 1924

Re: CSS-Forum

can someone hack facebook ? I would need a break there ... :)

Greets, Thomas
by Thomas Mayer
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: POLL:Man vs Machine ?
Replies: 52
Views: 5712

Re: POLL:Man vs Machine ?

Just for your interest: some years ago I played with a quite slow computer (Athlon 1800 MHz) with Quark in the main playing hall of playchess.de. I achieved almost the same results with it against humans then Shredder, Hiarcs or Fritz, partly Quarks result were even better. And that version is defin...
by Thomas Mayer
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: POLL:Man vs Machine ?
Replies: 52
Views: 5712

Re: POLL:Man vs Machine ?

I respect all opinions over this issue,but i think its time to see the real facts So...in other words,there is only one way-who is right ?! I challenge any Top GM (including GMs of +2600 Elo) to play with me I mean,my conditions will be: Hardware:i7 980X @4.33GHz Engine:Houdini/Rybka/Critter Book:P...
by Thomas Mayer
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I bet...
Replies: 28
Views: 3901

Re: I bet...

Adam Hair wrote:Thomas,

I just tried Quark 2.35. It allowed the white king to go to h1 and did nothing to force him out.
yep, there were some versions where it was broken... :)

but I will try myself... funny, I even have no chess program at all installed on my new laptop... :)

Greets, Thomas
by Thomas Mayer
Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: I bet...
Replies: 28
Views: 3901

Re: I bet...

You engine cannot mate with 5 seconds on the clock (probably even with 0.1 s increment), as black, w/o using tablebases, against an engine with TBs. [D]n3kb2/8/8/8/4K3/8/8/8 w - - 0 1 Miguel As far as I remember Quark can do that - like Vincent I tested that around 2000 on a rather slow computer. I...
by Thomas Mayer
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing a doctorate degree!
Replies: 43
Views: 6575

Re: Only for Diep ! -:)

besides all that I believe that this thread shoud be moved to engines origin. it's a bad idea as the engines origins are NOT getting indexed by google. WHY by the way???? isn't it about engin origins ? In special about Lists origin ? Greets, Thomas you're not a robot Thomas. don't behave like the o...
by Thomas Mayer
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing a doctorate degree!
Replies: 43
Views: 6575

Re: Only for Diep ! -:)

diep wrote:
Thomas Mayer wrote:besides all that I believe that this thread shoud be moved to engines origin.
it's a bad idea as the engines origins are NOT getting indexed by google.

WHY by the way????
isn't it about engin origins ? In special about Lists origin ?

Greets, Thomas
by Thomas Mayer
Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing a doctorate degree!
Replies: 43
Views: 6575

Re: Only for Diep ! -:)

besides all that I believe that this thread shoud be moved to engines origin.