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by Harvey Williamson
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections - Candidates and Statements (Only)
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Moderator Elections - Candidates and Statements (Only)

Nominated: Chris Whittington (accepted) Graham Banks (accepted) Ed Schroder (accepted) H.G. Muller (accepted) Harvey Williamson (accepted) Rasmus Althoff (accepted) Dietrich Kappe (accepted) Andrew Grant (accepted) This thread is only for the candidates to post their moderation statement any other p...
by Harvey Williamson
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 247
Views: 12656

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

jdart wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:10 am
are irrevocable provided the stated conditions are met."
Perhaps this is the key phrase. It can be revoked if conditions are not met.
by Harvey Williamson
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 247
Views: 12656

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

I wonder if they have hired one of those firms that offers ‘No win no fee’ If so the lawyer must think they have a reasonable chance!?
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections (Comments)
Replies: 54
Views: 7228

Re: Moderator Elections (Comments)

Harvey, HGM - I noticed you deleted posts, including mine. Care to explain about the why? People have seen the false accusation and there are accusations and accusations so is live on internet fora but this one of Tony is way over the top and I want to properly defend myself against this mean accus...
by Harvey Williamson
Wed Jul 14, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections
Replies: 29
Views: 5926

Re: Moderator Elections

There is no need to nominate anybody more than once. You can vote later.
by Harvey Williamson
Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish no longer has contempt
Replies: 19
Views: 5184

Re: Stockfish no longer has contempt

Nordlandia wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:59 pm
Carlsen would never do 2. Ke2 OTB.
Are you sure? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVCst6vyV80
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are the Computer Chess Community. We control ourselves.
Replies: 118
Views: 16762

Re: We are the Computer Chess Community. We control ourselves.

The facts remain. Why should an idiot pay 99 euro for something he can dowload in the internet for free without chessbase logo ?! Because albert silver or frederic friedel said in a marketing campaign that fat fritz II “will change your life” ?? The uneducated mass maybe buys it. I remember when fr...
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rating Lists and double standards for clones
Replies: 11
Views: 1865

Re: Rating Lists and double standards for clones

Some of the derivatives/forks like Bluefish, SugaR and ShashChess are legal and do bring value in the form of an enhanced style of play. I don't mind seeing them listed on rating lists. I think 'legal' derivatives being shown on ratings lists is fine as long as it is clearly shown what they are a d...
by Harvey Williamson
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish solves a 5 mover
Replies: 7
Views: 1880

Re: Stockfish solves a 5 mover

Takes Hiarcs about the same time as Stockfish 11:15/121-89: 1.Bd7, 1.4G nodes (14.8M nps), 132.8M tbhits, 16GB hash 0:02: -1.00/16 1.Bd5 Kc8 2.Bxa8 Rc4 3.Kxg7 Kd7 4.Bf3 b4 5.Bd1 Kc6 6.Kxh6 Rc1 7.Bb3 Rg1 8.Bd4 Rg3 9.Bf7 Rd3 10.Bxa7 Kb5 0:02: -1.03/19 1.Bd5 Kc8 2.Bxa8 Rc4 3.Bxg7 Ra4 4.Kxh6 Rxa6+ 5.Kg5...
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fat Fritz 2
Replies: 491
Views: 69722

Re: Fat Fritz 2

Really? https://shop.chessbase.com/en/products/houdini_6_pro_multiprocessor_version I phrased myself poorly ("sold" should have been "sold as"). I meant to say that they were not sold as being stockfish-based code, therefore it would be hard for list-makers to label them stockfish on rating-lists u...