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Subject: Re: The Limits of Positional Knowledge

Author: Bella Freud

Date: 00:49:25 11/16/99

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On November 15, 1999 at 23:25:43, KarinsDad wrote:

>On November 15, 1999 at 17:36:28, Bella Freud wrote:
>>I consider it needs 24 hours to digest the true genius of your post.
>>It generated in me an instant crystalisation of thought. Just by your inversion.
>>Chess programs are playing "negative" chess. They avoid obvious loss by ply N.
>>For them perfection is in loss avoidance (the not totally obvious opposite of
>>win seeking). Therefore no style, no plan, no class. Just dumb obstructionism.
>I posted this same thought a few months back. Of course, my post was not as
>eloquent or well thought out as Ratko's. You must have missed it. I guess the
>idea is not that appealing to you anymore since I never contribute anything
>KarinsDad :)

I already told you. I think you lie. That your "chess program" does not exist.


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