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Subject: Re: What is Botvinnik's legacy to computer chess?

Author: blass uri

Date: 07:18:31 02/21/00

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On February 20, 2000 at 15:13:06, Peter McKenzie wrote:

>On February 20, 2000 at 14:39:24, Christophe Theron wrote:
>
>>On February 20, 2000 at 01:39:09, Drazen Marovic wrote:
>>
>>>What is Botvinnik's legacy to computer chess?
>>
>>
>>That to write a good chess program it's better not to be a strong chess player.
>
>No, really, you have it wrong.
>It is that people with a last name starting with 'B' have trouble creating a
>strong program.  Its obvious: Botvinnik, Berliner etc etc


What about Amir Ban?
Do you think that he can do a better program if he changes his last name?

Uri Blass



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