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by duncan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional moves
Replies: 30
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Re: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional m

Is it possible to test who does the better positional moves, by allowing the gm takebacks only in the case where he loses material to some tactical combination. I think Mr Kaufman said that allowing one move takebacks is 'only' worth 150 elo and is confident rybka would win a gm under such condition...
by duncan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional moves
Replies: 30
Views: 8031

Re: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional m

I think rudolf huber's sos has a material only version. if both rybka and sos were limited to 16 ply , would that be fair, or are ply defined too differently. what happens if mr kaufman compiles a version with all the evaluation code removed, would that be a reasonable test. or would a limited form ...
by duncan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:52 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional moves
Replies: 30
Views: 8031

Re: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional m

http://rybkaforum.net/cgi-bin/rybkaforum/topic_show.pl?dln=89801;pid=97067 Meaning no disrespect to Prof. Hyatt, unless I am misunderstanding him somehow I think his answer is totally wrong. He seems to imply that if a Grandmaster is given an engine that knows only material values, and some reasonab...
by duncan
Tue Aug 19, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional moves
Replies: 30
Views: 8031

Re: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional m

how much extra time would you need to give the human to compensate, because you do not have such an interface ?
by duncan
Tue Aug 19, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional moves
Replies: 30
Views: 8031

question to prof Hyatt re kaufman and best positional moves

To Prof Hyatt, could you comment on this post by kaufman. ? also do you have a rough estimate of how many elo points todays top program's valuation is worth. My apologies if you have answerd this all before, as I have missed it. http://rybkaforum.net/cgi-bin/rybkaforum/topic_show.pl?tid=6547 If you ...