Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

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Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by Adam Hair » Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:22 pm

The Rybka Investigation: A Survey Of Evidence From Both Perspectives

The purpose of this exposition (which, given its intended neutral position, is most likely
to be quickly forgotten) is to collect, into one place, all evidence presented in this
debate by both sides. The debate has been conducted across at least 3 forums, with the
evidence/counterevidence spread among these forums, the ICGA investigation wiki, the
ChessBase website, Ed Schröder's website, and Mark Watkins' PDF reports. To counteract this
dispersion, I am attempting (perhaps futilely) to bring focus to the debate and to provide
a commentary for the general observer, while remaining neutral. None of the commentary on
the investigation and subsequent debate has provided a neutral point of view, either out of
choice/intent (such as Søren Riis' 4 part rebuttal for ChessBase) or due to the nature of
the commentary (such as Mark Watkins' statements concerning the investigation, given his
role in the investigation).

http://www.mediafire.com/?9928a0drd1xmy9f

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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by towforce » Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:39 pm

IMO, it would be more useful to organise it as a web page (or web site) with sections and hyperlinks than as a monolithic text file in a 7-zip archive file.
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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by AdminX » Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:02 pm

towforce wrote:IMO, it would be more useful to organise it as a web page (or web site) with sections and hyperlinks than as a monolithic text file in a 7-zip archive file.
At this point just give me a PowerPoint slide showing both sides, as their is to much clutter on the board for me to follow any longer. :roll:
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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by Mike S. » Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:04 pm

AdminX wrote:At this point just give me a PowerPoint slide
I wouldn't even have patience for that, anymore. It was like a long, boring boxing fight for a zillion rounds and many years. Now I'm only interested in the final knockout, for one side or the other. Life is too short for this shi...
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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by Rebel » Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:05 pm

Fair article Adam, thank you.

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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by Sven » Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:42 pm

Adam Hair wrote:The Rybka Investigation: A Survey Of Evidence From Both Perspectives
...
http://www.mediafire.com/?9928a0drd1xmy9f
In my opinion this is one of the best contributions ever made to the whole topic. Thank you, Adam!

Sven

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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by natasha » Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:04 pm

Adam Hair wrote:The Rybka Investigation: A Survey Of Evidence From Both Perspectives

The purpose of this exposition (which, given its intended neutral position, is most likely
to be quickly forgotten) is to collect, into one place, all evidence presented in this
debate by both sides. The debate has been conducted across at least 3 forums, with the
evidence/counterevidence spread among these forums, the ICGA investigation wiki, the
ChessBase website, Ed Schröder's website, and Mark Watkins' PDF reports. To counteract this
dispersion, I am attempting (perhaps futilely) to bring focus to the debate and to provide
a commentary for the general observer, while remaining neutral. None of the commentary on
the investigation and subsequent debate has provided a neutral point of view, either out of
choice/intent (such as Søren Riis' 4 part rebuttal for ChessBase) or due to the nature of
the commentary (such as Mark Watkins' statements concerning the investigation, given his
role in the investigation).

http://www.mediafire.com/?9928a0drd1xmy9f

Adam with respect given some of your posts on this subject a balanced impartial article by yourself is as believable as this

http://morethanchessagame.forumotion.co ... forum#6086

but benefit of doubt is only fair so we shall give it a look

thank you

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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by Adam Hair » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:44 am

towforce wrote:IMO, it would be more useful to organise it as a web page (or web site) with sections and hyperlinks than as a monolithic text file in a 7-zip archive file.
I'm sorry, Paul. That would require a skill set that I have never taken the time to acquire.

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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by Adam Hair » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:53 am

Rebel wrote:Fair article Adam, thank you.
Thank you, Ed. My only goal was to represent both sides, as unbiased as possible, in such a way that would help non-programmers such as myself follow the major points of contention. I am pleased that you consider my presentation to be fair.

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Re: Rybka Investigation : Survey Of Evidence

Post by Adam Hair » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:57 am

Sven Schüle wrote:
Adam Hair wrote:The Rybka Investigation: A Survey Of Evidence From Both Perspectives
...
http://www.mediafire.com/?9928a0drd1xmy9f
In my opinion this is one of the best contributions ever made to the whole topic. Thank you, Adam!

Sven
Sven,

I am extremely flattered by your compliment. You are one of the people in the community that I have great respect for (even if I don't always agree with you :) ).

Adam

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