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by grandmastermac
Sat Aug 08, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Measuring position complexity
Replies: 6
Views: 2014

Re: Measuring position complexity

Thank you - this discussion and insight has been really helpful!
by grandmastermac
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Measuring position complexity
Replies: 6
Views: 2014

Measuring position complexity

I am interested in creating an engine that is humanistic. Aside from the style of play, one of the ways I identified to be more "human" is to temper how quickly the engine plays it's move. My idea was if a position is more complex, a human will typically take more time to think than in a relatively ...
by grandmastermac
Sun May 10, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine developer needed
Replies: 0
Views: 928

Engine developer needed

Hi All, We are looking for a developer to help us develop an engine to play a chess variant. The project timelines are quite tight. The project needs to be delivered in the next 8 weeks and we need a prototype engine up and running in the next 2 weeks. The job description details are as follows: Che...
by grandmastermac
Sat May 09, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Chess variant question
Replies: 10
Views: 1848

Re: Chess variant question

Sorry, I have been offline for a number of days. Thanks for the suggestion Harm. I will look into it.
by grandmastermac
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Javascript/WASM Engine with permissive license
Replies: 9
Views: 1851

Re: Javascript/WASM Engine with permissive license

Thanks Harm, Fab, Ras and Yuri. All useful comments.
by grandmastermac
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Javascript/WASM Engine with permissive license
Replies: 9
Views: 1851

Re: Javascript/WASM Engine with permissive license

Thanks Yuri - do you know if GarboChess-JS has been tested anywhere?
by grandmastermac
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Estimating piece strength
Replies: 5
Views: 1661

Re: Estimating piece strength

Thanks to all for your efforts and insights. Very helpful. Thank you!! :D
by grandmastermac
Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Estimating piece strength
Replies: 5
Views: 1661

Estimating piece strength

Hi there, I am developing a chess variant and I was wondering if anybody could shed some light on some tried and proven methods/formula for evaluating/determining relative piece strength? The pieces I am trying to evaluate are the Chancellor, Wildebeest and Arch-bishop in relation to traditional che...
by grandmastermac
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Javascript/WASM Engine with permissive license
Replies: 9
Views: 1851

Javascript/WASM Engine with permissive license

Hi there, we have a project where we need a chess engine that plays orthodox Chess that is suitable for web assembly or Javascript, and also has a permissive license. The project involves adapting it to playing our variant requiring three pieces moves to be modified. A rook to a chancellor (so it mo...