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

Author: blass uri

Date: 14:32:28 02/21/00

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On February 21, 2000 at 14:13:41, Dave Gomboc wrote:

>On February 21, 2000 at 10:18:31, blass uri wrote:
>
>>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
>
>I think it was just a joke. :)

I understood it.
I see my second question in my response also as a joke.

Uri



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