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Subject: Re: Crafty CCT6 notes

Author: Bob Durrett

Date: 07:09:18 02/04/04

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On February 04, 2004 at 09:57:37, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>On February 03, 2004 at 18:12:15, Jay Scott wrote:
>>On February 02, 2004 at 22:53:48, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>>the eval was fun to watch.  -1.0, -.6, -.3, -.1, +.2, +.4,
>>>+1, +3 and over. :)
>>If only it were smart enough to realize that the -1.0 is low....
>>  Jay
>It is.  But the book learning code doesn't look at only the first score, it
>looks at the slope of the line that plots the eval over time.  And says "this is
>good, as it is steadily going up..."
>_any_ gambit starts off with you material down.  Do you still play 'em?  I
>played the King's gambit, the Latvian, the Evans, the Goring, the Danish, you
>name it.  And in every game I started off a pawn (or more) down.  :)

Doesn't this mean that Crafty is improperly evaluating the positional factors in

Bob D.

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