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by benstoker
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: When a great genius appears, dunces can be relied upon also.
Replies: 79
Views: 10754

Re: When a great genius appears, dunces can be relied upon a

In advance, forgive me my failures in English for my first post and all permitted successors. I was attracted here by the controversy of early versions of RYBKA and any alleged small idea or even code/method borrowings or inspirations by its author Mr Rajlich. You may not know that this matter even...
by benstoker
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The silence of Robert Houdart
Replies: 61
Views: 22278

Re: The silence of Robert Houdart

Why do you ask for a recapitulation of all the threads over the last year? Too much work. Where the heck were you? Don has expounded at length here why he thinks Houdart has no new engine ideas, but instead has only taken someone else's code and just proven himself to be a very good debugger. Mostl...
by benstoker
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The silence of Robert Houdart
Replies: 61
Views: 22278

Re: The silence of Robert Houdart

@Carlos, The two options you present are not mutually exclusive :D. But yes, I'm currently working hard on Houdini 2.0. @Gerold, I'm not in the least influenced by the Fruit/Rybka thing, I have no dealings with the ICGA. Cheers, Robert Some things we don't know. Other things we do know. And we do k...
by benstoker
Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The silence of Robert Houdart
Replies: 61
Views: 22278

Re: The silence of Robert Houdart

@Carlos, The two options you present are not mutually exclusive :D. But yes, I'm currently working hard on Houdini 2.0. @Gerold, I'm not in the least influenced by the Fruit/Rybka thing, I have no dealings with the ICGA. Cheers, Robert Some things we don't know. Other things we do know. And we do k...
by benstoker
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The silence of Robert Houdart
Replies: 61
Views: 22278

Re: The silence of Robert Houdart

@Carlos, The two options you present are not mutually exclusive :D. But yes, I'm currently working hard on Houdini 2.0. @Gerold, I'm not in the least influenced by the Fruit/Rybka thing, I have no dealings with the ICGA. Cheers, Robert Some things we don't know. Other things we do know. And we do k...
by benstoker
Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stunning Komodo
Replies: 17
Views: 4355

Re: Stunning Komodo

Have you any proof that Dan has used Ippo code in the way you suggest? If not, better keep yourt mouth shut because otherwise you are commiting an insult. Fern Wow. It's all about "originality", right? And "originality" has to do with IDEAS, not CODE, right? Thus, copying one-input-one-output funct...
by benstoker
Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stunning Komodo
Replies: 17
Views: 4355

Re: Stunning Komodo

Have you any proof that Dan has used Ippo code in the way you suggest? If not, better keep yourt mouth shut because otherwise you are commiting an insult. Fern Wow. It's all about "originality", right? And "originality" has to do with IDEAS, not CODE, right? Thus, copying one-input-one-output funct...
by benstoker
Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:46 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stunning Komodo
Replies: 17
Views: 4355

Re: Stunning Komodo

You can follow the latest development version of Komodo in TCEC C which is live right now. http://www.tcec-chess.org/tcec_c.php Not sure that I can reveal Don's internal testing results of strength, but just let's say it's gonna be a real treat when he releases it to the public. Best, Martin Nice t...
by benstoker
Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stunning Komodo
Replies: 17
Views: 4355

Re: Stunning Komodo

You can follow the latest development version of Komodo in TCEC C which is live right now. http://www.tcec-chess.org/tcec_c.php Not sure that I can reveal Don's internal testing results of strength, but just let's say it's gonna be a real treat when he releases it to the public. Best, Martin Nice t...
by benstoker
Sun Mar 13, 2011 12:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A Fitting Punishment?
Replies: 31
Views: 5716

Re: A Fitting Punishment?

While the ICGA investigation proceeds in Ernest i wonder what the CCC members think would be a fitting punishment ASSUMING all of the allegations are true? i imagine those charged with hammering out justice in this case will try to match the crime with a fitting punishment i quote from section 3 of...