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Subject: Re: Crafty CCT6 notes

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 07:04:05 02/02/04

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On February 01, 2004 at 23:46:57, Derek Paquette wrote:

>On February 01, 2004 at 23:43:05, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>
>>On February 01, 2004 at 23:37:23, Derek Paquette wrote:
>>
>>>On February 01, 2004 at 23:29:55, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>>
>>>>On February 01, 2004 at 23:24:42, Derek Paquette wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>Bob there seems to be some confusion with the exact number of chips and ghz they
>>>>>have, on the ICC site it says you only used 4 2.2ghz chips
>>>>>but on here, it seems you used 8,
>>>>>
>>>>>can you clarify for us?
>>>>
>>>>4 was correct.  Where did you see 8 mentioned?  I've run on an 8-way opteron,
>>>>but the machine loaned to me was 4-way 848's...
>>>
>>>Ok sorry, I must have got confused,
>>>what sort of machine could you have used at Graz, it must have been a monster
>>
>>I had originally planned on a 16/32-way 21264-based machine.  A second
>>possibility was a 16/32-way Itanium box.  An opteron-based machine was also
>>something I would have looked at but I never got that serious since the time
>>length of the event made it pretty well impossible for me to attend.
>
>my god what a monster, I hope to see Crafty compete in a tournament to see who
>will play man vs machine, junior and fritz just aren't cutting it !
>
>good luck


It looks to me like they have been doing very well.  I'd happily take a draw
against the best human player, in a match.  :)  I'd want to win, of course, but
a draw is hardly a bad result at that level, IMHO.



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