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Subject: Re: Rybka 1.0 beta release - need testers

Author: Eelco de Groot

Date: 12:01:07 12/02/05

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On December 01, 2005 at 11:36:38, chandler yergin wrote:

>On November 30, 2005 at 11:17:27, Vasik Rajlich wrote:
>
>>Hello,
>>
>>Ok, it's been a while since I posted here .. :)
>>
>>My chess engine Rybka is going to be released in a week or two. I've really
>>gotten into the project and have gone full time with it. (This part really
>>helps. :)) A web site is being put together which will have more info. The
>>playing strength is 90 - 150 elo above Shredder 9.
>I'm confused here, if it hasn't been tested how do you know what the ELO is?
>??

Vasik I think was "trolling" just a bit to bait the testers, with his little
fish on the line :)
 Eelco

From: "The Psychology of Trolling", http://www.barbelith.com/topic/22769

 1. v.,n. [From the Usenet group
 alt.folklore.urban] To utter a posting on Usenet
 designed to attract predictable responses or flames; or, the
 post itself. Derives from the phrase "trolling for newbies"
 which in turn comes from mainstream "trolling", a style of
 fishing in which one trails bait through a likely spot hoping for a
 bite(...) (More)

>
>>
>>For the testers out there - a beta version is going to be ready on Friday. If
>>you are willing to test it, or to run it on ICC, or if you are a strong chess
>>player who is willing to provide comments for our web site - please drop me an
>>email at: vrajlich @ yahoo dot com.
>>
>>Best regards from Budapest,
>>Vas



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