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Subject: Re: Movei @ CCT6

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 05:44:31 02/02/04

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On February 02, 2004 at 04:04:30, Luis Smith wrote:

>On the day of the dead line Uri asked me to operate for him CCT6 because my
>hardware is about double his even though I run on only an XP 2200.  I accepted
>of course.  Movei went 2.5/5.0 in the first day with a loss to Pharoaon and
>finished with a 3.0/4.0 in the 2nd day with its only loss coming to SpiderChess.
> It wound up with a 5.5/9.0 which is a big improvement over CCT5 where Movei
>finished 4.0/9.0.
>Movei - Ikarus 1/2 - 1/2
>
>[Event "ICS unrated standard match"]
>[Site "chessclub.com"]
>[Date "2004.01.31"]
>[Round "?"]
>[White "IkarusX"]
>[Black "MoveiXX"]
>[Result "1/2-1/2"]
>[WhiteElo "2200"]
>[BlackElo "2363"]
>[PlyCount "137"]
>[EventDate "2004.??.??"]
>[TimeControl "2700+10"]
>
>1. e4 {I didn't know much about Ikarus, except that it had been sold
>commercially, so without a doubt it must have been pretty strong.}

I have to say that the operator of Ikarus told me that Ikarus was using only
slow P450 and he also has not the latest version because his brother has
connection problems with the internet.

He even suggested to resign some plies before the end because he said that he
may leave the tournament and it is not fair that I get a draw when other get
wins but I said that there is no justification to resign in a drawn position and
Movei has no chance to win the tournament so it is not very important if I lose
1/2 point.

Uri



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