Rybka.abk, authored by Dr. Wael Deeb, is an opening book for Rybka which can be used under the Arena graphical user interface.
FAQ with Wael Deeb (May 15, 2006)
Can you tell us about yourself and your chess background?
I am 37 years old,I have doctorate degree in the human medicine and currently I am having a residence in the university of Varna,Bulgaria-Internal Medicine!
Dr. Wael Deeb
How was the opening book made?
Rybka.abk was made from a professional references in the modern chess opening theory!
Only human databases were used form the elite chess scene!
What is the history behind the book?
I decided to do a contribution to the computer chess community after the release of the revolutionary chess engine Rybka!
What are your next plans for the book?
The rybka.abk will be developed constantly in the future to raise the playing style to a higher level!
Do you have any special philosophy for opening books?
My main philosophy for the opening books is to be made from a human databases and to be tuned constantly!
What are the book's strengths?
The book's strengths are the professional databases that were used and the hand tuning of the opening lines!
What are the book's weaknesses?
The book's weaknesses are the opening lines that aren't tuned yet because of one problem....a lack of enough time!
Are there any special book usage or configuration instructions?
The opening book must be used with the configuration that comes with it for best performance!
What other books do you recommend for other user interfaces?
I recommend Rybka.ctg under the ChessBase GUI and the Shredder.bkt under the Shredder GUI!
What other books do you recommend for the same interface?
I recommend the Arena Main Book-Harry Schnapp,the Gladiator-Christopher Conkie and the Perfect-Sedat Conbaz!
-My authorship must be mentioned in any published tournament using the default settings of the opening book,as long as any modification made over it.
-My authorship must be mentioned in any internet-relayed game and/or tournament using the default settings of the opening book,as long as any modification made over it.
d/or tournament using the default settings of the opening book,as long as any modification made over it.