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by Sean Evans
Sun May 28, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Philidor IV
Replies: 20
Views: 7076

Re: Philidor IV

Black needed to develop more pieces, white was dominating with development.
by Sean Evans
Thu May 11, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Carlsen has a girlfriend!
Replies: 9
Views: 4966

Re: Carlsen has a girlfriend!

With Carlsen's strange hairdo's I thought he was gay! May be he is bi-sexual?
by Sean Evans
Sat May 06, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Skipper update
Replies: 47
Views: 8518

Re: Skipper update

Hello Henk,

I notice Skipper makes reasonable increases in Elo each maybe 50 Elo points. Why do you think other programs like Andscacs are starting at 2600 Elo and a few years later they are at 3200 Elo?

thank you

Sean
by Sean Evans
Sat May 06, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: FORBES: Making A Living In Chess Is Tough
Replies: 0
Views: 1134

FORBES: Making A Living In Chess Is Tough

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2017/05/05/making-a-living-in-chess-is-tough-but-the-internet-is-making-it-easier/#5aa498d54850 One thing that all the grandmasters I talked to agreed on is that the internet is actually making it easier to have a career in chess. "Has the internet opened up op...
by Sean Evans
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Cre
Replies: 28
Views: 5772

Re: Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human

Modern desktop computers are probably not fast enough and have not enough memory to truly surpass human world champion chess capability. My computer for example only uses 6 physical cores and only 8 Gigs of RAM. I believe that's not enough to truly surpass the world champion. However I believe that...
by Sean Evans
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Chess Graphics for Chess for Android
Replies: 8
Views: 2457

Re: New Chess Graphics for Chess for Android

Thanks to Bryan Whitby, who very kindly gave me permission to use his awesome chess graphics in Chess for Android , I am about to release a new version with these additional sets (Modern and Russian). I am very thankful, since these graphics look really good, and combine well with the various board...