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Subject: Re: On naming one's chess program

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 15:24:07 03/27/04

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On March 27, 2004 at 00:17:56, Steven Edwards wrote:
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>Dumb (IMHO) naming ideas:
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>1. Naming a program after a famous dead GM.
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>2. Naming a program after a famous live GM.

Indeed.  Lots of times, I have seen some tools find games from Kasparov playing
Morphy or something of that nature.  How can this be?  Looking at the original
PGN we will see
[white "Kasparov Saitek"]
[black "Morphy 2.05"]

or something of that nature.  This is a made up example, but it does happen all
the time.

So computer programs named after super GMs are a bloody nuisance.
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