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Subject: Re: Open letter by Eugenio Castillo (ELChinito team) ...

Author: Pallav Nawani

Date: 10:58:40 08/28/04

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Congratulations to Eugenio for deciding to apologise. I hope you take it as an
learning experience and move on.

We are waiting for your next chess engine!


On August 28, 2004 at 10:23:53, Frank Quisinsky wrote:

>Hi there,
>Eugenio sent us the following open letter.
>The letter is public on Arena webpages (News-Ticker).
>Eugenio wrote:
>"I've used crafty source to implement my own program ElChinito.
>My public and sincere apologize to Bob Hyatt not to mention that in ElChinito's
>readme file and copyright notes and did not ask consequently for permission. I
>will ensure that ElChinito is not longer public available for download and plays
>any public tournaments.
>I've inform ICGA and French Computer Chess Association about this issue to
>accept their decision, and discalificate Chinito from the played events.
>My apologize to Frank Q. for the damages caused.
>My apologize to any one of the tester and downloaders of Arena.
>Eugenio Castillo."

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