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by flok
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Micah 2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 263

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: 263

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: 1595

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: 1595

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: 510

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: 510

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
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Special engine
Replies: 4
Views: 635

Re: Special engine

swissman wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:31 pm
Dear chessfriends

Are there any engines anywhere that play differently from Stockfish, Komodo and company - except FatFritz and Lc0?
https://vanheusden.com/pos/ 8-) :D
by flok
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney April
Replies: 8
Views: 916

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney April

So, rumour goes that Micah has bugs. Has anyone followed it during this tournament? For example here it played Bc6 after a couple of moves: [Event "ICS rated blitz game"] [Site "nightmare-chess.nl 5000"] [Date "2020.04.18"] [Time "20:30:00"] [Round "-"] [White "Micah"] [Black "RookieMonster"] [White...
by flok
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: ccrl & table bases
Replies: 2
Views: 368

ccrl & table bases

Graham/others,

At https://ccrl.chessdom.com/ccrl/404FRC/r ... t_all.html I read that a 5 men tablebase is used.

My question now is: is the tb used in the tournament software? Or are syzgy/others selected in the chess-program? ("engine")
by flok
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: syzygy, phantom & best move
Replies: 2
Views: 379

syzygy, phantom & best move

Hi, Fathom (the jdart version) returns for 8/8/8/3k4/p7/2K5/P7/7r b - - 0 95 the following winning moves: Ke4, Kc5, Ke5, Kc6, Kd6, Ke6, Ra1, Rb1, Rc1, Rd1, Re1, Rf1, Rg1, Rh2, Rh3, Rh4, Rh5, Rh6, Rh7, Rh8, a3 How do I know which one of these to pick? Because my program (Micah) apparently lost (well,...