Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 years?

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Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 years?

Poll ended at Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:54 pm

Houdini 3
10
19%
Houdini 2
0
No votes
Houdini 1.5
2
4%
Rybka 4
1
2%
Rybka 3
18
34%
Robbolito
3
6%
Igorrit
1
2%
IvanHoe
1
2%
Fire (Firebird)
4
8%
Ippolit
2
4%
Others
9
17%
None
2
4%
 
Total votes: 53

A Distel
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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by A Distel » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:46 pm

MM wrote:Hi, i mean the engine that created the strongest emotions, for the strenght or for the innovation or for style or for whatever reason you think.

Please vote.

Thank you
Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 years? :wink:

Some asked God for an engine but we all know God doesn’t work that way. So they copied (stole) a few engines and asked God for forgiveness...
for me that's excitement with a cold flame!
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Thomas Lagershausen
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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by Thomas Lagershausen » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:49 pm

i´m missing Komodo in the poll.

I´m missing Zappa in the poll.

I´m missing Junior in the poll.

All this programs have special knowledge about chess.

Is good positonal chess against the modern fashion?

My opinoin is that this poll is garbage.
TL

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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by GenoM » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:57 pm

Rybka 1 beta was a revelation for me, that was something!

It was standing worse in so many games that after some number of moves it managed to win

regards,
Geno
take it easy :)

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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by GenoM » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:00 pm

Thomas Lagershausen wrote:i´m missing Komodo in the poll.

I´m missing Zappa in the poll.

I´m missing Junior in the poll.

All this programs have special knowledge about chess.

Is good positonal chess against the modern fashion?

My opinoin is that this poll is garbage.
There is an option "Others" and freedom to explain your vote here so I can't justify your rage.

Best,
Geno
take it easy :)

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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by MM » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:03 pm

GenoM wrote:
Thomas Lagershausen wrote:i´m missing Komodo in the poll.

I´m missing Zappa in the poll.

I´m missing Junior in the poll.

All this programs have special knowledge about chess.

Is good positonal chess against the modern fashion?

My opinoin is that this poll is garbage.
There is an option "Others" and freedom to explain your vote here so I can't justify your rage.

Best,
Geno
+1

Let me add that the options for a poll are limited, i could not anyway insert all engines.

Thank you

Best Regards
MM

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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by Spliffjiffer » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:39 pm

The most innovative engines i grew up with were "Genius", "Fritz"(although i prefered "Shredder" at that time) and "Rybka".
Nowadays i see most potencial in Komodo.

The voting-options are quite uncomlete IMHO.
I voted for Rybka 3.

Regards from germany.
Wahrheiten sind Illusionen von denen wir aber vergessen haben dass sie welche sind.

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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by beachknight » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:08 am

gerold wrote:Fruit 2.1 of course. Next Rybka beta, Next Houdini.

Best,
Gerold.
Agree with Gerold. Plus ippolit revolution :)
hi, merhaba, hallo HT

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Re: Which engine has been the most exciting in the last 5 ye

Post by gerold » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:05 pm

beachknight wrote:
gerold wrote:Fruit 2.1 of course. Next Rybka beta, Next Houdini.

Best,
Gerold.
Agree with Gerold. Plus ippolit revolution :)
Yes.

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