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Subject: Re: rybka more than a one trick pony

Author: Marc D

Date: 17:42:18 03/07/06

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On March 07, 2006 at 20:37:55, Mark Boylan wrote:

>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.

Yes something similar like this.

But i agree with you that what the program does is quite clever and makes it so
far unbeaten.

Marc



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