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Subject: Re: WMCCC

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 21:04:12 09/25/97

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On September 25, 1997 at 18:19:27, Thorsten Czub wrote:


>To benefit computerchess and as a service to a ICCA member who has 

>brought much to computerchess and ICCA (Marty is a paying member and a 

>champ) , it should be possible to organize a way that Marty is IN .

I don't know what happened.


If he applied three days late (I don't know if this is true), then they 
should probably have not held this against him.


If he applied after the entries were selected and announced, what would 
you do?  Tell someone they couldn't go?  And if you simply add them, 
making the tournament one program larger, how do you explain to the 
people on the wait list that there was an extra invisible spot reserved 
for MChess?  Why wasn't one of the wait list programs chosen for this 


I don't have any independent information about this.  The only 
information I have about MChess is from you.  It sounds like they are 
#1 on the wait list.  Assuming they applied after the entries were 
selected, isn't this a good compromise situation?  The ICCA doesn't 
have to bump anyone out of the tournament, but there is a very very 
good chance that another program will drop out, and MChess will get to 


I don't know when they applied.  I don't know what the wait list 
situation is.  I don't know what the ICCA has said to Schreiner/Hirsch. 
 I don't know the contents of any mail sent from Schreiner/Hirsch to 
the ICCA.


>These seem to be the facts. Peter Schreiner ( has more 

>data about it, i don't know why he remains silent, I thought he is a 

>member of this club/here ?! 

I think this is still "closed", which was the result of our vote.




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