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Subject: Re: Spike-Rybka

Author: Drexel,Michael

Date: 04:33:18 12/28/05

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On December 28, 2005 at 03:12:23, Vasik Rajlich wrote:

>Interesting game. I didn't like .. h6 and .. g5 by Rybka in the opening (as I
>suspect most human players won't), and there were a few moments in the endgame
>where better resistance could have been put up - but these are relatively minor
>The biggest issue was the incorrect sacrifice of the h6 pawn. The Rybka static
>eval incorrectly gives the following position (and others of a similar type) as
>roughly equal:
>[D] 8/1b2b1k1/pp1ppp2/nPq5/P1P1P3/2QRNPP1/8/1N2KB1r b - - 0 27

The position _is_ roughly equal.
It was just badly misplayed by Rybka.


>I'll keep to myself my proposed solution. It's a tricky issue and won't be
>handled until after the Rybka 1.2 release. If anybody wants to share here, I am
>all ears :-)

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