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  1. Subscriber 64squaresofpain
    The drunk knight
    13 Feb '15 23:16
    Is it possible the winner of this prestigious tournament can be given a permanent ban from the site?

    I mean c'mon, a quick look at Ulf t's rating graph should point out the obvious!

    This is a guy who was one time getting checkmated in <20 moves by roma45 for crusts sake!! (no offense bud)
  2. Subscriber roma45
    st johnstone
    13 Feb '15 23:29
    Originally posted by 64squaresofpain
    Is it possible the winner of this prestigious tournament can be given a permanent ban from the site?

    I mean c'mon, a quick look at Ulf t's rating graph should point out the obvious!

    This is a guy who was one time getting checkmated in <20 moves by roma45 for crusts sake!! (no offense bud)
    good idea
  3. 14 Feb '15 15:19 / 1 edit
    Splendid idea. His early profile graph looks like mine.
    He's taking the p*ss
  4. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    16 Feb '15 09:37
    Originally posted by 64squaresofpain
    Is it possible the winner of this prestigious tournament can be given a permanent ban from the site?

    I mean c'mon, a quick look at Ulf t's rating graph should point out the obvious!

    This is a guy who was one time getting checkmated in <20 moves by roma45 for crusts sake!! (no offense bud)
    Kewpie suggested that all games of the final round should be analysed for potential computer use.

    A good idea I think.
  5. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    16 Feb '15 10:16 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    Kewpie suggested that all games of the final round should be analysed for potential computer use.

    A good idea I think.
    To clarify that a bit:
    Analyse all the final round games involving the winner.
    If the winner is disqualified as a result, then analyse all the final round games involving the next-in-line.
    Repeat until you run out of disqualified machine-users and get a real winner.

    That way there aren't so many games to analyse, so it's more likely to happen.

    Matchup rates should be publicly posted, so there can be no doubt in anyone's mind of the fairness of the process.

    I'd do it myself if I had both the engine and the knowledge of how to use it.
  6. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    22 Feb '15 08:40
    Originally posted by 64squaresofpain
    Is it possible the winner of this prestigious tournament can be given a permanent ban from the site?

    I mean c'mon, a quick look at Ulf t's rating graph should point out the obvious!

    This is a guy who was one time getting checkmated in <20 moves by roma45 for crusts sake!! (no offense bud)
    5 ups one down...
    any reaction from the powers that be?
  7. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    22 Feb '15 09:24
    Maybe nobody's listening.
  8. 22 Feb '15 16:36
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    5 ups one down...
    any reaction from the powers that be?
    It looks like the 'powers that be' are in a kind of zugzwang.If they award ulfs engine the 2014 championship there will be lots of unhappy members.
    If they decide to ban him now there will still be a lot of unhappy members because they allowed him to get away with it for so long.