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Subject: Sjeng etc.

Author: Theo van der Storm

Date: 12:53:37 11/04/01

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On November 04, 2001 at 15:30:36, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:
>On November 04, 2001 at 15:25:14, Theo van der Storm wrote:
>>I hope to meet Christophe Theron some day,
>>but I realise Guadeloupe is on the other side
>>of the globe.
>My quote of the tournament:
>Hans Secelle: 'I think that Christophe Theron
>doesn't really exist. Nobody ever saw him!'
>>Gian-Carlo Pascutto improved on the Sjeng program by Adrien Regimbald,
>>that's why both are listed as participants. See also:
>This is incorrect. Sjeng is based on, well, Sjeng, which
>used to play crazyhouse chess. The original Sjeng was
>based on Faile 0.6. Adrien did not write Sjeng, but
>instead improved Faile later on, and he's now at
>version 1.4.4.

Right. I guess the situation is so complex any
statement about it, can only be an approximation :-)
of the truth, as was you entry application:
"Name of program: Sjeng (version 12 'Leiden')
Main programmer: Gian-Carlo Pascutto (will be present)
Original programmer: Adrien Regimbald"

No hard feelings.
Theo van der Storm

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