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Subject: Re: rybka more than a one trick pony

Author: Mark Boylan

Date: 17:37:55 03/07/06

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On March 07, 2006 at 20:18:18, Marc D wrote:

>I still think Rybka has preconfigured chess data knowledge in it's code to
>acomplish these things.
>
>Marc

I don't understand.

All of the better programs that I've read have preconfigured chess knowledge of
some sort for evaluating positions.

Are you saying that Rybka has a precalculated table containing the evaluations
of some common positions? Like a middlegame book? Would that even help beyond
the opening. Even if it did, would it be bad?

Whatever that program does, it's damn clever.




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