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Subject: Re: Spike-Rybka -From Expert To IM- what expert? (n/t)

Author: GŁnther Simon

Date: 05:02:34 12/28/05

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On December 28, 2005 at 04:49:16, Stephen A. Boak wrote:

>On December 28, 2005 at 04:17:06, Rolf Tueschen wrote:
>>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
>>>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 :-)
>>I'm just an expert player and have plenty of weaknesses you as IM surely dont
>>have. But I know how I would see the given position. And excuse me if I
>>contradict an IM.

From all I have seen you are by no means an expert player and I doubt
you ever were in the very past. Some people just like to boost there
'virtual rating' over the years with memory vanishing...

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