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Subject: Re: WCCC and some NPS observations

Author: blass uri

Date: 12:46:55 06/23/99

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On June 23, 1999 at 15:44:18, Torstein Hall wrote:

>On June 23, 1999 at 15:08:12, blass uri wrote:
>>On June 23, 1999 at 14:27:31, Thorsten Czub wrote:
>>>Fritz and Junior make their mistakes when their score is
>>>draw-like. the draw score shows: i have no idea what happens.
>>>and it appears almost every move :-))
>>In most of their games in WCCC they won so it does not appear in most of the
>>Wrong scores may appear in positions that they do not have the right evaluation.
>>Wrong scores may be draw scores but may be also other scores.
>>I do not agree that the draw score shows that they have no idea what happens.
>>There are many cases when a draw score is showing that the position is a draw
>>and many other cases when a draw score is showing equal position with practical
>>chances for both sides.
>>Junior won most of the games in WCCC
>>and it did not play against weak opponents(all the opponents of Junior scored
>>more than 50%)
>>I think that it drew a game against Hiarcs because of bad opening preperation
>>(Junior showed negative evaluation out of book).
>>It also lost against Fritz because of bad opening preperation of GM boris
>>Alterman gave Junior the right line and Junior had a winning position out of
>>book but alterman did not give it more moves so Junior did not know how to
>>continue because alterman's idea is too deep also for other programs so Junior
>>could not see it.
>>I think that most humans also cannot find the idea of alterman if you do not
>>give them more details.
>What is the right plan for white after 17.Qh4!?
>In the game where Fritz played 17...Nb4 and after 18.Bxb4(?) it looked like
>Fritz had easy and great game all the way!

18.Bxb4 is the right move
and Junior could win
For example:
19.Rae1 Rfc8 20.Re2 Bd5 21.e6 Qe8 22.Nhg5 hxg5 23.Nxg5 followed
by Qh7+ and Nf3.


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