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Subject: Re: ChessBase winboard compatability

Author: Matthew White

Date: 18:14:06 06/04/03

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On June 04, 2003 at 21:08:59, Mike S. wrote:

>On June 04, 2003 at 20:13:52, Matthew White wrote:
>>Are you sure about that? I have Fritz 6 and 7, and neither could use a winboard
>>engine without the winboard adapter as far as I could tell.
>Of course not (?!)... they could use winboard engines *with* the winboard
>WINBOA~1 ENG        22.528  23.11.00   0:05 Winboard_Nov2K.eng
>If somebody *has* that adapter and wants instructions how to use it, post your
>questions. But keep in mind that - as mentioned already - not all WB. engines
>will work with it, or some of the engine's "advanced" functionality may be lost.
>There was a compatibility list of which WB. engines work with that adapter (and
>with various GUIs), on the Quarkchess homepage. I don't know if it's available
>still and if it's up to date though.
>Recommendation: Use Wb2Uci instead...
The initial question was asking if WB engines could be used without the adapter
in chessbase GUI's, that is why I was confused about your response :).


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