[ExI] spike and chess

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Fri May 17 00:25:03 UTC 2019

In the other direction, how long will it be until it is convenient to
calculate literally every position, move, et cetera - all paths a chess
game can possibly take - so there is the option of reducing chess to a
reference database?

Not an option many would want involved in their own games, of course.  But
just so the option is there.

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 12:02 PM William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>

> chess programs got to where they were just as creative, imaginative,
> artistic and all that as the best humans, in fact… better.  So… apparently
> chess doesn’t require intelligence. spike
> This is preposterous - Why can't what the chess computer is doing be
> intelligent?  Because you define that what it is doing not intelligence.
> It seems really out of step when you consider that chess geniuses are
> generally pretty high IQ people to start with.  I think you just don't want
> to call it intelligent and are wiggling around out of calling it that.  For
> my money, creative, inventive, excellent recall all point to superior
> intelligence.
> Here's an idea:  restrict the chess computer to the memory level of a
> great chess player - even the field.  Recalling millions of games is an
> unfair advantage, it seems to me.
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