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by swissman
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess is not always good for you.
Replies: 10
Views: 1010

Re: Chess is not always good for you.

hgm wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:26 am
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Or should he be judged to be an incurable repeat offender who will abuse any future return in the 'TalkChess society' by immediately violating the rules again, so that it is best to ban him for life right away?
This should be the only justified measure for such a person.
Regards
swissman
by swissman
Mon Oct 26, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Very difficult Test position: 1.Qf4!!
Replies: 13
Views: 4931

Re: Very difficult Test position: 1.Qf4!!

Is any engine able to find this: [Event "Active"] [Site "Barcelona (Spain)"] [Round ""] [White "Rahal Michael (ENG)"] [Black "Cuartas Jaime Alexander (COL)"] [Result ""] [Eco ""] [Annotator ""] [Source ""] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "r4r1k/ppq4p/2n1bppP/2P1p3/2B2n2/1N3Q2/PBP2PP1/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1"] 1.Qxf4 exf...
by swissman
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ... the last shall be first ...
Replies: 28
Views: 6077

Re: ... the last shall be first ...

no - this is not another Biblical post (but do feel free to read Matthew 20:16 ;>) .. this is about all those computer chess enthusiasts who have held onto their x32 machines for ever and now are the last one ones holding on to them and the last ones to get fresh binaries when they come out..this t...
by swissman
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Lz0 - question
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: Lz0 - question

I have a question. While testing the Lc0 engine, I noticed the engine retracts 2 seconds during the start of the game. Is it normal and what to do to make the time run normally without going back 2 seconds. Thank you for any help in advance. Never heard about such a strange behaviour. Maybe a confi...
by swissman
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Black moves first ...
Replies: 9
Views: 2807

Re: Black moves first ...

What is the sense of such a game - starting with Black to move?
by swissman
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What is the best way to obtain the 7-piece tablebases?
Replies: 44
Views: 10391

Re: What is the best way to obtain the 7-piece tablebases?

You have free online access to the 7-piece TB here https://syzygy-tables.info/ and even better for direct use in chess programs for analyzing purposes with the Fritz 17 or ChessBase 14 / 15 software.
by swissman
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is EMAN the future number one?
Replies: 140
Views: 19409

Re: Is EMAN the future number one?

Glarean wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:50 pm

From one of my current engine tournaments a clear and deserved winner emerged: EMAN.

Have fun: Walter
Hi Walter
I do not own Eman 5.50 and don't trust myself to make a forecast. Still: 60 games without a loss is very impressive.
Regards
Kurt
by swissman
Wed May 27, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1079
Views: 211095

Re: Banksia GUI released

Thank you very much. The GUI works fine. One only question: Is there no mode where the chess program analyses the current board position without making a move. This option is the one I use most of the time when using a chess GUI and studying games. - Let engine play for one side (menu -> File -> Ga...
by swissman
Wed May 27, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1079
Views: 211095

Re: Banksia GUI released

Thank you very much. The GUI works fine. One only question: Is there no mode where the chess program analyses the current board position without making a move. This option is the one I use most of the time when using a chess GUI and studying games.
by swissman
Sun May 24, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Eman 5.30
Replies: 34
Views: 6507

Re: Eman 5.30

Versuch es mal hier: http://eman.zohosites.com/ Oder Du kannst direkt zur Khalid Omar an seinem Infinity nick KQRBNP schreiben Du kannst dir hier auch registrieren lassen: https://cumnor-chess-server.com/phpbb/index.php Danke. In der ersten URL habe ich es schon längstens versucht. Beim Forum gemäs...