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Subject: ElChinito private, amateur or well on top tourneys???!!!!!!!!!

Author: Rolf Tueschen

Date: 23:31:14 08/25/04

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On August 25, 2004 at 23:00:08, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>On August 25, 2004 at 19:58:21, Josť Carlos wrote:
>>On August 25, 2004 at 17:41:22, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>  Hi Bob, I'd don't quite understand your position. I'd like to know your
>>opinion about these questions, to help me clarify:
>>  -shoud current version of ElChinito be allowed to participate in computer
>>chess events without indicating it derives from Crafty?
>No.  Not even if it is clearly written that it is a derived program.  That
>simply won't work.
>>  -should Castillo and Tang be penalized somehow for previous participations?
>Question is, what have they played in besides Frank's private tournaments.  I've
>never seen them in an event that I can call..


Folks, have mercy please with Saint Bob.

Here is a little overview for such tournaments Bob has forgotten!

2001, 3rd French programmers Massy 3.5/6 points, ranking 5 of 12
2002, 9th France-ch Massy 8/11 points, ranking 3 of 12
2002, 4th French programmers Massy, Champion 5/6 points, ranking 7 of 12
2002, 10th WCCC Maastricht 4.5/9 points, ranking 10 of 18
2003, 5th French programmers Massy 4/6 points, ranking 3 of 18
2003, 10th France-ch Massy 4.5/7 points, ranking 3 of 14
2003, 18th WMCCC Graz 5/11 points, ranking 07 of 15

So that program, a Craftyclone participated in at least two World Championships
in 2002 and 2003. And the fairy tale E. Castillo has presented here is a
complete rubbish, namely that it was Frank Quisinsky who just made a "fault" in
presenting the prog although it had been designed for exclusively private use so

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