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Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by Daniel Shawul » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:15 pm

http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8047

King's gambit "weakly solved" by Vas. Admit it. This guy definately knows what he does :)

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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by Terry McCracken » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:27 pm

Daniel Shawul wrote:http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8047

King's gambit "weakly solved" by Vas. Admit it. This guy definately knows what he does :)
April Fool's A bit late.
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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by JuLieN » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:34 pm

Terry McCracken wrote:
Daniel Shawul wrote:http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8047

King's gambit "weakly solved" by Vas. Admit it. This guy definately knows what he does :)
April Fool's A bit late.
Sadly this doesn't seem to be a joke... :(

Sadly because KG was my only answer against e5 :'(
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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by Daniel Shawul » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:34 pm

Nope. 3000 cores IBM cluster working on it for 4 months where all positions with +5.12 are discarded. With an assumption that those are practically won with more than 5-sigma (margin for a discovery I think). Quite an achievement IMO!

P.S: I was actually looking for April Fools announcement when I found that. This is definately real.

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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by Jimmy Huggins » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:42 pm

Someone should poll this!! To me I don't think it is real. If not, he picked a bad time to reveal it. :lol:

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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by Daniel Shawul » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:46 pm

Ofcourse vas haters will call BS without bothering to read what is claimed :)

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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by Don » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:37 pm

Daniel Shawul wrote:http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8047

King's gambit "weakly solved" by Vas. Admit it. This guy definately knows what he does :)
I'm embarrassed for Chessbase.
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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by Albert Silver » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:39 pm

Terry McCracken wrote:
Daniel Shawul wrote:http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8047

King's gambit "weakly solved" by Vas. Admit it. This guy definately knows what he does :)
April Fool's A bit late.
Depends on the place.
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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by gerold » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:56 pm

Daniel Shawul wrote:http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8047

King's gambit "weakly solved" by Vas. Admit it. This guy definately knows what he does :)
Solved is the wrong word. Maybe the best move the computer could come up with is more like it. :-)

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Re: Luke skywalker has done it again.

Post by rbarreira » Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:30 pm

Daniel Shawul wrote:Nope. 3000 cores IBM cluster working on it for 4 months where all positions with +5.12 are discarded. With an assumption that those are practically won with more than 5-sigma (margin for a discovery I think). Quite an achievement IMO!
I don't understand that part of the article... Look at this:
but if Rybka is displaying +5.12 or more the outcome is 99.99999999% secure. That is approximately the confidence number we give to our King's Gambit results: 99.99999999%.
If the probability of a 5.12 score being a win is 99.99999999%, shouldn't the full calculation (which surely involves a huge amount of >=5.12 scores) have a much smaller probabilty of being correct? And yet he claims the same probability?

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