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Subject: Re: WCCC and some NPS observations

Author: Eugene Nalimov

Date: 09:41:02 06/23/99

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On June 23, 1999 at 09:56:54, Dave Gomboc wrote:

>On June 23, 1999 at 09:23:12, Thorsten Czub wrote:
>>has not helped much.
>>the score in the games i have seen in paderborn was not
>>an example of beeing more intelligent. :-))
>Fritz finished in 3rd place.  This was a highly competitive field, and 3rd place
>is IMO an excellent result.
>I didn't see CSTal there.  Excuses about a $500 entry fee notwithstanding, I can
>only presume that if it had been there, it would have been crushed by programs
>like Fritz.  Of course, we all know how intelligent that would have made CSTal

CSTal may score not very bad against the programs, but that was definitely not
the goal of its' programmers. The goal was to have the exciting games against
humans, and I beleive that goal was more-or-less achieved.


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