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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by JuLieN » Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:25 pm

Metro gets the prize for the meanest report on the Rybka scandal:

http://www.metro.co.uk/news/867998-comp ... en-johnson
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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by AdminX » Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:55 pm

JuLieN wrote:Metro gets the prize for the meanest report on the Rybka scandal:

http://www.metro.co.uk/news/867998-comp ... en-johnson
Pawn stars: Vasik Rajlich, pictured with his wife Iweta. The pair have been dubbed the Posh and Becks of the chess world
Here's another:
http://www.businessinsider.com/rybka-ch ... ine-2011-6
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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by ozziejoe » Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:20 am

I am disappointed I bought three different versions of rybka. better to support real programmers. I now own shredder and hiarcs and will not use rybka

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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by gerold » Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:42 pm

ozziejoe wrote:I am disappointed I bought three different versions of rybka. better to support real programmers. I now own shredder and hiarcs and will not use rybka
I sent CB an e-mail. asking for my money back. Stating the reasons.
Expect to hear from them any minute. :- ))

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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by noctiferus » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:00 pm

AFAIK, don't hold your breath :)

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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by drowsy » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:53 pm

gerold wrote: I sent CB an e-mail. asking for my money back. Stating the reasons.
Expect to hear from them any minute. :- ))
I do not think you have the right to ask for a refund.
You should definitely demand Rybka's source code though as per the GPL license. :)

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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by ernest » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:43 am

ozziejoe wrote:I am disappointed I bought three different versions of rybka.
Too bad you enjoyed them so much at the time you bought them... :twisted:

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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by ozziejoe » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:57 am

It's a little complex. I wish some of the money had gone to fabien l
And some to vas. That seems fair. I did buy fruit 2.2 as well but
Regrettably fabien did not make enough to stay in the game

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Re: Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess

Post by mclane » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:07 pm

i completely agree with this statement.
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Here we have a fairy tale of the day after tomorrow....

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Re: Rybka victimized and attacked by inferiors

Post by Romy » Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:07 am

Dann Corbit wrote:The similarity in search and eval are not very condemnatory in my view.
You are correct.
The duplication of errors and dead code is.
It, like with the unneeded initializations, were put/included only for obfuscation, to prevent the reverse-engineer kings like ***i**y D**i**er from discovering the secrets.
I do not think that it has been demonstrated that Rybka has broken the law.
Reason being, Rybka did not break any laws. It is computer program!

IM Rajlich did not break any laws, that is point.

But some baboon may have broken laws

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