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Subject: Re: WCCC and some NPS observations

Author: blass uri

Date: 09:20:46 06/24/99

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On June 24, 1999 at 10:23:28, Bruce Moreland wrote:

>
>On June 24, 1999 at 04:19:15, Thorsten Czub wrote:
>
>>On June 23, 1999 at 21:48:00, Bruce Moreland wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>On June 23, 1999 at 14:49:54, Thorsten Czub wrote:
>>>
>>>>if a program only evaluates draw over draw-score, and loses (like fritz in paris
>>>>against ferret e.g.) what is the realistic part of the score ??
>>>>Ferret was 0.43 up and fritz was 0.00 ! What was realistic of this evaluation?
>>>>What was fritz evaluating ? Its chances to win the championship?
>>>
>>>Ferret didn't play Fritz in Paris, except in the blitz, and its eval window was
>>>closed during that game.  So perhaps you mean Paderborn?
>>>
>>>bruce
>>
>>Yeah ! Ferret was playing Fritz in Paderborn. And was 0.43 up.
>>And later it was 1.30 up etc.
>>and fritz' evaluation was horrible.
>>But in Paris Fritz had similar draw-scores.
>>This was my point. Because i have these strange scores at home too.
>
>Ferret has a huge speculative penalty for having the king and the rook screwed
>up like that.  The reason is that I got sick of losing games where its king and
>rook got srewed up like that.
>
>The score bottomed out at +0.29 or something, right after c3.  Everyone was
>saying my program was dead, for quite a long time, and perhaps they were right.

I do not think that they were right.
I suggest you to ask the people that say that your program was dead to play
against it from the position after c3

I want to know if they can change this score to be nagative in some moves.

Uri



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