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Subject: Re: not using nullmove?

Author: Roger Brown

Date: 05:34:21 02/15/04

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>Computer chess needs a revolution. Chess programs at this time are just big
>calculators (mine included). It works, but it is so different from the way human
>players think that there must be a much better way.
>The wheel needs to be reinvented.
>    Christophe

I find this to be an impressive declaration coming from someone who has written
a (or is it really two?) world class chess program.  No chest thumping, just a
statement that chess programming did not start and end with his invention.

Bravo sir!

As for Tord, methinks he protests far too much.  Gothmog is not an engine to be
taken lightly.  Nor is its programmer.


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