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Subject: Re: Kiwi for Win98 and input-reading stuff

Author: Ross Boyd

Date: 22:35:46 09/30/04

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On September 30, 2004 at 19:11:11, Alessandro Scotti wrote:

>On September 30, 2004 at 12:02:30, Ross Boyd wrote:
>>First a big thankyou for sharing your code!! I had been wanting to use threads
>>for input for a year now but didn't know enough about it to attempt it. Your
>>code worked flawlessly in my engine (TRACE) straight off the bat. You will
>>certainly be getting full credit when the next version is released (soon).
>I'm glad to know you found the code useful!
>>BTW, is Kiwi a new NZ engine? If so, then what is it with NZ chess engines? They
>>come to Australia and keep on winning our championships. :-)
>Two reasons not to worry about that:
>1) Kiwi is an Italian engine;
>2) it's not going to win anything, at least for a long while!

Italian!? I should have guessed by your name but then the world is very
cosmopolitan these days.

Judging by your code it won't be long before you're doing some serious damage to
the strong engines.

Really thanks for the code, it really helped me a lot. There is no measurable
lag when navigating a game in analyze mode. Fantastic!


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