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Subject: Re: Most brilliant novelty from cct7 Witchess-Arasan

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 17:56:44 02/14/05

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On February 14, 2005 at 20:08:42, Arturo Ochoa wrote:

>On February 14, 2005 at 19:54:03, Peter Berger wrote:
>>On February 14, 2005 at 19:38:12, Arturo Ochoa wrote:
>>>Not really. It is  presmise already debated previously. It doesnt provide a new
>>>light about the thopic. Sorry.
>>OK, one more (and no, I never claimed to have any special skills and ideas in
>>this area at all, that was you and Vincent :) ).  One of the poor programs
>>provided with a book by me and playing with the black pieces will be out of book
>>after 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. cxd5 as happened for Crafty against Diep last year ,
>>if I hadn't thought of this possibilty before - isn't that just awful ? I don't
>>think so, it's just logical. Control has become a major point IMHO , the engines
>>don't do too bad on their own. Of course it is better if you thought of some
>>potentially relevant line like this, but better nothing than random grandmaster
>>lines. Yes, you opposed this point of view multiple times before in discussions
>>with Uri , but I think you never managed to score. I'd accept a challenge btw -
>>over a good bottle of wine, champaigne, or so.
>Well, a lack of memory..... In WCC2004 just another game.... Fritz-Diep where
>the Opening Preparation was relevant.

I remember that Fritz lost the game because of a stupid blunder when it
sacrificed material for no reason when other programs can avoid that mistake.


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