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

Author: Anthony Cozzie

Date: 19:59:46 02/14/05

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I really don't understand how this can be a debate.  A tuned book is an obvious
improvement: any engine will handle some lines better than others, and going
from 50% to 60% is an improvement of 70 elo or so.  And when you consider the
potential for laying traps and the general higher quality I think a really
optimal book could easily give 100 elo or more.

It is an easy experiment to try if you are really curious: just play Crafty with
your book against Fritz and compare to the score of Crafty with book.bin (no
bookc) out of 200 games and report the score to us.

anthony



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