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Subject: Re: Arena 1.0 / Ruffian 2.0 ... information!

Author: Jim Bodkins

Date: 10:21:31 11/21/03

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On November 21, 2003 at 05:50:42, Frank Quisinsky wrote:

>Hi there,
>Our freeware Arena 1.0 is next week Thuesday / Wednesday available.
>New options:
>- Engine Blunder Check
>- Opening book options
>- Swiss system
>- And all the time Martin work on bugfixes
>In combination with Arena 1.0 is Ruffian 2.0 by Per-Ola Valfridsson available as
>commercial product around 08th December 2003.
>Distribution by "Schach Niggemann", Germany!
>Information page:
>Arena by Martin Blume:
>Gladiators can try the strongest free available WinBoard / UCI Engine Ruffian
>(included in the Freeware Arena Setup versions).
>I believe (in my opinion) Ruffian 2.0 is around 100 ELO stronger as the Freeware
>version 1.01 or ~ 75 ELO stronger as the Freeware version 1.05 with longer time
>controls. With shorter time controls I believe 75 ELO stronger (or a little bit
>more) as the Freeware version 1.01 and ~ 50 ELO stronger (or a little bit more)
>as the Freeware version 1.05. SSDF will test the new version soon and I am sure
>Gladiators too.
>Available is a Linux version too (the world strongest Linux Chess Engine) and
>different very good opening books. Available on this CD-ROM is the Leiden
>version of Ruffian (Ruffian won the tournament in Leiden 2003) too. Possible
>that a third Ruffian engine is avialalbe on the CD-Rom.
>Produced by Frank Quisinsky!

... the worlds strongest linux chess engine? Prove it. I dont believe that.

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