Interesting engine. In the first half of games with Critter it playsSylwy wrote:Allard Siemelink wrote:Hi Silvain,Sylwy wrote:Allard Siemelink wrote:This is unfortunate news to me, as I had never heard of this SparkChess before.
The first public version of my Spark engine was released in the fall of 2009. When I chose the name Spark in July 2009, I googled for combinations of Spark and chess and found nothing.
According to their faq, http://www.sparkchess.com/faq.html, they changed the name of this engine from flashCHESS to SparkChess sometime in 2010:
I understand. But SparkChess of Media Division SRL is a registered trade
mark. Yours ?
It appears that neither party has the SparkChess trademark registered, or claim to have registered it.
Anyway, thank you for bringing this issue to my attention.
Also a double thank you :
-for the interest in this issue;
-for your new chess engine version !
strong. In latter part of game it slowly declines losing
6 games in row to Critter. Fun games.