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Ozymandias
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Two years without Shredder

Post by Ozymandias » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:11 am

That's exactly the time since version 12 came out. I've read in another post that SMK gave recently a radio interview in Germany. Has anyone here listened to it? Did he say something about what to expect from Shredder 13? And most important, when to expect it?

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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by Jouni » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:38 am

And Shredder has been 4 times world champion in recent years :!:

(from www.shredderchess.com)

2009 World Computer Chess Blitz Champion in Pamplona
2009 World Computer Chess Champion in Pamplona
2010 World Computer Chess Blitz Champion in Kanazawa
2010 World Computer Chess Software Champion in Kanazawa

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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by Frank Quisinsky » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:55 am

Hi,

I wrote it with the radio interview.
This was an older interview, I believe in Rybka 2 times, 4-5 years old.

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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by Ozymandias » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:05 pm

And here I was thinking there were finally some news about it.

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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by fern » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:18 pm

We have seen this before. Programmers, as anybody else, reach a limit of his interest and/or capability to stay in the top. Shredder since long time was not anymore the top one. That is morally destructive.
Also it could happens, like I hope, that Stephan is engaged in a massive effort to recover his position.
Maybe Stephan has derived his talent to a more lucrative are.
Maybe a mix of all that, who knows...


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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by mclane » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:09 pm

what irritated me was, that he won a championship without selling the product/engine afterwards.
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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by Albert Silver » Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:23 pm

Jouni wrote:And Shredder has been 4 times world champion in recent years :!:

(from www.shredderchess.com)

2009 World Computer Chess Blitz Champion in Pamplona
2009 World Computer Chess Champion in Pamplona
2010 World Computer Chess Blitz Champion in Kanazawa
2010 World Computer Chess Software Champion in Kanazawa

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Well, considering that apparently the result of the Botvinnik-Keres encounters in 1948 were not exempt of outside influence, I wonder whether we can strip Mischa of his titles and sort of declare Smyslov as the current champion as all subsequent matches are null.
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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by M ANSARI » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:54 am

I think the author of Shredder has for some time decided to concentrate on other things than engine strength in his software. You have to give him credit for having the most robust GUI and the cleanest and most bug free software.

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Re: Two years without Shredder

Post by Aser Huerga » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:10 pm

A few words from SMK about his Shredder plans in the near-medium future would be much appreciated ...

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Re: Sie müssen zahlen!

Post by Sylwy » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:52 pm

Hallo Jungen!

Wollen Sie wirklich eine neue Shredder? Ein guter? Über Houdini?
So, Sie müssen zahlen! Viel Geld! Ungefähr ein Kilogramm von Euro für jede Kopie. Der Kopie-Schutz wird auch wild und unbesiegbar sein. Keine Freunde, das Teilen, Knacken, Flicken, Befestigen, Hacken, Rybking, Robolliting, Houdining............... und so weiter!
Lassen Sie mich bitte wissen!

Haben Sie guten Tag Kunden !
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