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Subject: Re: WChess at FICS

Author: John Smith

Date: 15:12:00 11/26/01

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On November 26, 2001 at 18:10:08, Sally Weltrop wrote:

>On November 26, 2001 at 13:54:38, Marc van Hal 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?
>>>
>>>Bas.
>>Then something is completely changed
>>Wchess was a positional program when it was used in powerchess.
>
>? WChess was ALWAYS an attacking program. That's what I always loved about it

Not the WChess engine that came with Powerchess98; that was a very quiet
positional engine.  I still have it and it never fails to put me to sleep.



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