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Subject: Re: a question to Tord about detecting threats in null move

Author: Gian-Carlo Pascutto

Date: 13:00:47 10/04/03

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On October 04, 2003 at 15:08:49, Uri Blass wrote:

>>like playing without book, randomly making 1.h3 and claiming that this was >>ok, i found that a funny one :)
>
>ok what about the game that movei beated Deep Sjeng with 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d6
>
>Note that I do not claim that movei is at the level of the top programs and it
>is going to lose most of the games against Deep Sjeng but it has chances even
>with bad opening choice.

Uri, you know just as well as we do that one game doesn't prove anything.
So what exactly is the point of this? You've not managed to address the
point Vincent is arguing at all.

And worse, e4 c6 d4 d6 transposes to an opening that _is_ in Deep Sjengs
book. Consequently, it can't be a) a bad opening b) good to throw Sjeng out
of book.

So actually you've managed to illustrate the opposite of what you were
trying to argue.

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GCP



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