One Jump Ahead pp 450-454 | Cite as

Get a Life, Jonathan

  • Jonathan Schaeffer


Comparing the Tinsley match of 1992 with the Tinsley and Lafferty matches of 1994–95, one can’t help but be struck by the contrast. The 1992 match games were mostly exciting, hard-fought battles. Several games were played that will go down in the annals of the game as classics. The 1992 match was entertaining checkers at its best. But what of 1994–95? The games were dull— mostly lifeless draws. There’s little in the match that I would call memorable. What was the difference?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Schaeffer
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  1. 1.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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