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Subject: Re: Suggestion: "ChessMaster Pro"

Author: John Merlino

Date: 08:49:08 11/09/01

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On November 09, 2001 at 04:28:08, Thomas Mayer wrote:

>Hi Jason,
>>So there is no plans to make Chessmaster connectable to other chess servers
>>then?  A shame if some degree...good in the fact that way there won't
>>be 1,000,000 chessmaster bots on the ICC to fight the 1,000,000 Tiger bots :D
>don't forget the 1,000,000,000 Crafty bots... :)
>But anyway, ICC is best place for engine programmer - you did not find anywhere
>such a big variety of engines in all strength. As bad example look on the
>F7-Server, I see Fritz 6, Fritz 6, Fritz 6, Fritz 7, Fritz 7, Deep Fritz, some
>Tigers & Juniors and maybe a Shredder... that's it... And millions of Fritz
>against Fritz matches... how exciting... :) Ah yes, there is Sarah who gives a
>little bit color in the room - sometimes playing with "The King" - problem is
>that "The King" does not play with full power under ChessBase because the "piece
>of trash" called winboard adapter of them...
>Greets, Thomas

While having no experience with ChessBase's adapter, I cannot comment on it. I
CAN say that The King is also potentially hurt by not having an opening book to
use during online play. Unless there is some way in CB to specify some other
book to use....


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