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Subject: Re: Will Zappa go the same way as Pirat/YChess GUI's ?

Author: Thorsten Czub

Date: 10:31:58 09/05/05

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On September 05, 2005 at 13:21:18, Michael Diosi wrote:

>Some of you might already know about this engines and the GUI's:
>YChess is an engine which has been around for a very long time already and it
>was rtaher good, pitty that it isn't UCI itself, why ?
>Pirat, would be nice to have this as UCI. The GUI itself is for correspondence
>players but it supports UCI so why not making the engine UCI also ?
>Did anyone buy those and why or why not ?

IMO the people WOULD buy ychess or pirat if it would have won a championship.
and - they did not.

zappa won with a big advantage. IMO therefore people get attention and will buy

would you buy an engine that did not win in a competition ?

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