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by kasinp
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Larry Kaufman
Replies: 59
Views: 14587

Re: Larry Kaufman

Samuel Reshevsky was 10 years old when he competed in the Oct 1922 New York Masters tournament. In that tournament he defeated David Janowski, once a challenger for the world championship. After a long, illustrious career Sammy, still then rated over 2400, defeated his old rival Smyslov in a rapid t...
by kasinp
Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Bluefish v13
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Bluefish v13

I was skeptical at first and wanted to give Crystal a try. Indeed, it doesn't seem to be able to solve this (30 min. on 14 cores).
Even then it only sees the solution after I enter some 12 moves and backtrack.

Thanks for posting, a really tough nut to crack.
Peter
by kasinp
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fat Fritz 2
Replies: 491
Views: 44727

Re: Fat Fritz 2

It appears that the network file has been separated from the binary in the latest CB update. Not clear to me if this means that SF binary from Feb 12th is now the basis of FF2. The network file itself is (still) called FatFritz2_v1.bin. Peter Peter, Please run this command in Command Prompt Window ...
by kasinp
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fat Fritz 2
Replies: 491
Views: 44727

Re: Fat Fritz 2

It appears that the network file has been separated from the binary in the latest CB update.
Not clear to me if this means that SF binary from Feb 12th is now the basis of FF2. The network file itself is (still) called FatFritz2_v1.bin.

Peter
by kasinp
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Verify integrity of Syzygy TB with MD5
Replies: 15
Views: 3134

Re: Verify integrity of Syzygy TB with MD5

1/3 of all 7-piece tables did not pass. About 1000 out of 3022 did not pass. Are you sure this is correct phhnguyen ? I have found BanksiaGui a delightful piece of software. Author did a great job providing so many features in such an elegant package! However, there indeed appears to be an issue wi...
by kasinp
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crystal 3.1
Replies: 28
Views: 7246

Re: Crystal 3.1

jshriver wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:54 pm
I built it in various formats for Windows and put on my CDN. Hope it works well for you.

https://chess.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspac ... .1.tar.bz2
Nice! Thank you, this is very useful.
Peter
by kasinp
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crystal 3.1
Replies: 28
Views: 7246

Re: Crystal 3.1

Dann Corbit wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:52 pm
Thank you for this release.
Crystal is a must have tool for test position analysis
Completely agree. Thanks to Joseph for the new version.
Peter
by kasinp
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Looking for CCC (chess.com) games from season 10+
Replies: 0
Views: 1230

Looking for CCC (chess.com) games from season 10+

Do you know if these are available for download anywhere?
I have only been able to find earlier season games.

Thanks,
Peter
by kasinp
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.5 from 2011 has a surprise
Replies: 11
Views: 2736

Re: Houdini 1.5 from 2011 has a surprise

I haven't noticed any fragmentation after some weeks large pages use. I see it all the time. If I want to use 100GB hash with large pages, I usually have to reboot. Dann, You may want to give this a try: https://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-memory-optimizer.html On my 64GB machine the optimization take...
by kasinp
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.5 from 2011 has a surprise
Replies: 11
Views: 2736

Re: Houdini 1.5 from 2011 has a surprise

I haven't noticed any fragmentation after some weeks large pages use. I see it all the time. If I want to use 100GB hash with large pages, I usually have to reboot. Dann, You may want to give this a try: https://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-memory-optimizer.html On my 64GB machine the optimization take...