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

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 08:58:07 02/16/05

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On February 15, 2005 at 14:07:22, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

>On February 15, 2005 at 12:59:59, John Merlino wrote:
>>On February 15, 2005 at 12:47:34, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
>>>On February 15, 2005 at 11:57:40, Peter Berger wrote:
>>>Play 2000 games in fritz8, 40 in 2.
>>>frit8.ctg + some commercial engine. just pick one. shredder8 or so.
>>>learning turned on.
>>>then take movei. no book.
>>>What is the score?
>>>So what is the rating difference book versus no book?
>>>700+ points.
>>Uh, big flaw here. Movei is already at least 300 points weaker than the
>>commercials, so your test is meaningless unless you take that into account.
>You are still not getting the point are you?
>After you find 1 win for black and 1 win for white, you win the next 1990 games

Nonsense.  I'll take that experiment with Crafty.  No book at all.  But
positional learning enabled.  You find the opening you can use to beat me 1991
games in a row with the same color.  It won't happen.

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