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by flok
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Update MillionBase
Replies: 10
Views: 580

Re: Update MillionBase

Rebel wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:38 pm
MillionBase 3.45
3.45 million quality chess games in PGN format.
Added 550.000 new games.
Scid proof.

http://rebel13.nl/download/data.html
How did you determine they're all quality games? Are they handpicked?
by flok
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Final Release of Ethereal, V12.75
Replies: 126
Views: 5706

Re: Final Release of Ethereal, V12.75

Imho "choose life instead of chess programming" is a stupid remark. Something that is fun to do IS life.
by flok
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Final Release of Ethereal, V12.75
Replies: 126
Views: 5706

Re: Final Release of Ethereal, V12.75

Thank you for being part of this community.
by flok
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: An undetected bug for 10 years
Replies: 18
Views: 4405

Re: An undetected bug for 10 years

hgm wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:05 pm
This is quite slow code, right? Why not just return dir[t-f+63];, with a suitably filled char table dir[127];?
Maybe cache pressure?
by flok
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Micah 2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Re: Micah 2.0

Micah 2.0 is uploaded https://vanheusden.com/Micah/files/Micah-2.0-win64.zip changes: +30 elo Thanks Folkert. It will be good to see it overtake Embla. EDIT: Oh, Shredder 13 says it is not a UCI engine and can't install it. And from the command line I get: " 0 [] Micah_2.0-x64 30 cygwin_exception::...
by flok
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Micah 2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Micah 2.0

Micah 2.0 is uploaded

https://vanheusden.com/Micah/files/Micah-2.0-win64.zip

changes:
+30 elo
by flok
Sat May 30, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marcel van Kervinck
Replies: 18
Views: 2570

Re: Marcel van Kervinck

Rebel wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 2:10 pm
Impressive Pink Floyd song choice at the funeral.

Rest in peace Marcel, it was good to know you.
I found it very impressive that his dad could talk.
by flok
Fri May 29, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marcel van Kervinck
Replies: 18
Views: 2570

Marcel van Kervinck

Hi, May 25, 2020 Marcel van Kervinck passed away. Marcel was the developer of Rookie, MSCP and Floyd. From December 2012 until November 2014, he was a member of the board of the CSVN (Dutch computer chess association). There will be a virtual funeral this saturday. Please send me an e-mail if you wo...
by flok
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: True IID
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: True IID

Harm, Somewhere, I can't recall if it was on this forum or not, you had some posted some code that implemented what I had always thought was "true" Internal Iterative Deepening (IID). When I first heard about IID I understood the concept to be that inside a search node, the available moves are sear...
by flok
Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: True IID
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: True IID

Harm, Somewhere, I can't recall if it was on this forum or not, you had some posted some code that implemented what I had always thought was "true" Internal Iterative Deepening (IID). When I first heard about IID I understood the concept to be that inside a search node, the available moves are sear...