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Subject: Re: What is Gambit Tiger Rating Compared to Wchess at FICS ?

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 10:56:45 11/26/01

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On November 26, 2001 at 13:26:56, Jorge Pichard wrote:

>On November 26, 2001 at 12:43:55, Dann Corbit wrote:
>
>>On November 26, 2001 at 12:40:30, Benny Antonsson wrote:
>>
>>>On November 26, 2001 at 11:47:41, Sally Weltrop wrote:
>>>
>>>>On November 26, 2001 at 11:36:19, Bas Hamstra wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>I thought it was only an old program, no longer under development. But no, it is
>>>>>alive and kicking, playing at FICS currently, operated by D. Kittinger himself.
>>>>>And at only a lowly PIII-300 it plays very nice attacking chess. Strong program!
>>>>>Anybody knows if it still uses singular extensions?
>>>>
>>>>what's the handle over there on FIC of WChess?
>>>
>>>The handle is: WChessX
>>>
>>>Statistics for WChessX(C)       On for: 14 hrs, 29 mins   Idle: 4 hrs, 8 mins
>>>
>>>          rating     RD      win    loss    draw   total   best
>>>Blitz      2329     38.7     169     171      85     425   2442 (11-Aug-2001)
>>>Standard   2314     59.2      20      24      14      58   2320 (22-Nov-2001)
>>>Lightning  2442     85.0      12      16      10      38
>>>Wild       ----    350.0       0       0       0       0
>>>Bughouse   ----    350.0       0       0       0       0
>>>Crazyhouse ----    350.0       0       0       0       0
>>>Suicide    ----    350.0       0       0       0       0
>>>
>>>
>>>Timeseal   : On
>>>
>>> 1: WChessX running on 300mhz AMD K6
>>> 2: Operator is author Dave Kittinger
>>> 3: Generally unattended
>>> 4: Has draw accept/reject logic, but not real easy to achieve.
>>> 5: Large learned opening book.
>>> 6: 3 and 4 piece endgames
>>
>>It is clear that he has been improving the program, then.  Tablebase files are a
>>new development (comparatively speaking).
>
>
>What is the current Gambit Tiger Chess rating at FICS, and what would Wchess
>rating be if Mr Kittinger would be using an Athlon 1.4 MHz instead.?

And how many angels could dance on the head of a pin?
;-)

You should (in theory) add about 200 ELO, but with such a big leap, I doubt very
much that you can trust it.  Especially since many programs do not scale
linearly with CPU speed.



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