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Rodolfo Leoni
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Quite shocked, with huge late

Post by Rodolfo Leoni » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:07 pm

I've been away from computer chess in last 7 years. When I joined this forum again, it was normal to believe nothing changed, but...

I just read about Don Dailey. I remember him just because this forum, and a discussion we had about a possible bug with Komodo 3.

I feel really sad. I hope Don is in a better place than ours.

Sorry for this post, which comes 4 years late.

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Re: Quite shocked, with huge late

Post by mclane » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:41 pm

I still do miss don Dailey. Sometimes I think I could write him an email.
Or send him a game Komodo played. Wherever he is, I wish he is happy there and still programs chess engines for fun.
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Re: Quite shocked, with huge late

Post by Leto » Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:36 pm

If I remember right he passed away while Komodo was in the finals of a TCEC tournament, I think against Stockfish. I remember he was following it in the hospital until his last few days.

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Re: Quite shocked, with huge late

Post by Guenther » Sun Jul 02, 2017 7:49 am

Rodolfo Leoni wrote:I've been away from computer chess in last 7 years. When I joined this forum again, it was normal to believe nothing changed, but...

I just read about Don Dailey. I remember him just because this forum, and a discussion we had about a possible bug with Komodo 3.

I feel really sad. I hope Don is in a better place than ours.

Sorry for this post, which comes 4 years late.

Rodolfo
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Re: Quite shocked, with huge late

Post by Rodolfo Leoni » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:31 am

Guenther wrote:
Rodolfo Leoni wrote:I've been away from computer chess in last 7 years. When I joined this forum again, it was normal to believe nothing changed, but...

I just read about Don Dailey. I remember him just because this forum, and a discussion we had about a possible bug with Komodo 3.

I feel really sad. I hope Don is in a better place than ours.

Sorry for this post, which comes 4 years late.

Rodolfo
Note only he Rodolfo, Steven Edwards died too - much too early with only 59 :(
https://chessprogramming.wikispaces.com ... 0fccc1c7f8
I see. I didn't know Steven, I only remember his name. I feel sorry for him too. These facts remember me nothing is forever. And it seems senseless the fight for gaining 5 ELOs, while Computer Chess could just be an excuse for friendship.

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Re: Quite shocked, with huge late

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:07 pm

Rodolfo Leoni wrote:
Guenther wrote:
Rodolfo Leoni wrote:I've been away from computer chess in last 7 years. When I joined this forum again, it was normal to believe nothing changed, but...

I just read about Don Dailey. I remember him just because this forum, and a discussion we had about a possible bug with Komodo 3.

I feel really sad. I hope Don is in a better place than ours.

Sorry for this post, which comes 4 years late.

Rodolfo
Note only he Rodolfo, Steven Edwards died too - much too early with only 59 :(
https://chessprogramming.wikispaces.com ... 0fccc1c7f8
I see. I didn't know Steven, I only remember his name. I feel sorry for him too. These facts remember me nothing is forever. And it seems senseless the fight for gaining 5 ELOs, while Computer Chess could just be an excuse for friendship.

Rodolfo
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