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Re: Thueringen 2010

Posted: Sat May 15, 2010 10:17 am
by Harvey Williamson
rvida wrote:[
Timo Klaustermeyer asked for my permission to operate Critter at the tournament. I even sent him a new (unpublished) version of the engine.

Richard
That is quite funny as we refused to give permission so to punish us they gave us the worst hardware - lol

Re: Thueringen 2010

Posted: Sat May 15, 2010 2:36 pm
by Guenther
Harvey Williamson wrote:
rvida wrote:[
Timo Klaustermeyer asked for my permission to operate Critter at the tournament. I even sent him a new (unpublished) version of the engine.

Richard
That is quite funny as we refused to give permission so to punish us they gave us the worst hardware - lol
I am quite sure that they don't need a permission to participate in a hobby tournament.

Re: Thueringen 2010

Posted: Sat May 15, 2010 7:42 pm
by alpha123
Harvey Williamson wrote:
rvida wrote:[
Timo Klaustermeyer asked for my permission to operate Critter at the tournament. I even sent him a new (unpublished) version of the engine.

Richard
That is quite funny as we refused to give permission so to punish us they gave us the worst hardware - lol
It could have been worse. Sitting somewhere in my basement is a Dell Dimension with a P4 @ 2.4gHz and 256MB of DDR SDRAM....

When is Windows HIARCS 13 coming :?: Some of us don't have Macs you know.... :wink:

Peter

Re: Thueringen 2010

Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 11:16 am
by kranium
rvida wrote:
BubbaTough wrote:I assume from looking at the hardware/engine pairings that these programs are not being run with the sanction of the engine authors. Instead, it is just a few computer chess fans getting together and competing using engines they either own or downloaded. Is this correct?

-Sam
Timo Klaustermeyer asked for my permission to operate Critter at the tournament. I even sent him a new (unpublished) version of the engine.

Richard
you are to be congratulated Richard
i followed the tournament closely, and think Critter played extremely well.
it's clearly not an engine to be taken lightly

Re: Thueringen 2010

Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 11:51 am
by kranium
for anyone interested:
(originally posted at Immortal forum by abtm)

a detailed tournament crosstable
http://img375.imageshack.us/img375/8020/t2010.gif

S = draw
+ = white
- = black

and link to all the games (chessbase .cbv format)
http://www.mediafire.com/?oiym4znmzgf

Re: Thueringen 2010

Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 1:12 pm
by Damir
Congrats Norman & Richard. Both of your engines did a great job in Th├╝ringen. Lets hope we will see more of that in the upcoming events