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Subject: Re: WCCC and some NPS observations

Author: Thorsten Czub

Date: 04:09:24 06/25/99

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On June 24, 1999 at 17:57:41, Heiko Mikala wrote:

>This is simply not true, Thorsten.

>I'm not sure, if you were there, when Frans Morsch resigned Fritz's game against
>Ferret. *If* you were there, you may remember that Jaap van den Herik said "This
>ends the period of Fritz being World Champion" and someone shouted "And Fritz
>was a good champion!". All the people around there started to applaud.

I was there. I applauded for ferret winning.
I did also applaude because the "period" of fritz ended :-))

>Not everyone hates Fritz, Thorsten.

I do not hate fritz. i do not like the playing style and the time-wasting
nonsense-main-lines with the nonsense-scores in it.
and i do not like what the company that produces fritz sometimes does.
and i do not like what the journal that is produced by the chess-base-boss
writes about fritz. I do not hate them. i have something against their

>Really not. In fact you may be in the

ha - you don't know how many people are my opinion concerning this topic.

>But you shouldn't spread things as a fact, that are simply wrong.

I have my opinion, you have yours.
I say my things, you say yours.


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