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

Author: Arturo Ochoa

Date: 23:23:55 02/14/05

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On February 14, 2005 at 20:56:44, Uri Blass wrote:

>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.

I can also remember that Fritz repeated the same variation that Falcon has used
against Diep and it was not a good ideas to do it. You miss again important
details. But how can I explain you that?

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