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by S.Taylor
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 38
Views: 1004

Re: What got you into computer chess?

DBTundra wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:08 am
What got you into computer chess? Battle Chess, a love of programming, and no chess set.
In addition to my deeper answer, ok yes. It was chess by psion by richard lang which my brother had on his computer, which first impressed ME.
by S.Taylor
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 38
Views: 1004

Re: What got you into computer chess?

What got you into computer chess? Battle Chess, a love of programming, and no chess set. I used to think it was the closest to human thing you could get in machine form. I have never yet come across another person who felt the same way as me. I was also crazy over being able to know what a grandmas...
by S.Taylor
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What is the highest piece odd that Komodo or Stockfish can give the top 4 GMs
Replies: 11
Views: 963

Re: What is the highest piece odd that Komodo or Stockfish can give the top 4 GMs

I believe that many humans with expert or master ratings need to be extremely vigilant not to lose to a top engine that gives him odds of a queen. You are joking... I wasn't. But i might be wrong. I am between 2200 and 2350 and last time i was sparing, i got the feeling that no human below gm can a...
by S.Taylor
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What is the highest piece odd that Komodo or Stockfish can give the top 4 GMs
Replies: 11
Views: 963

Re: What is the highest piece odd that Komodo or Stockfish can give the top 4 GMs

I believe that many humans with expert or master ratings need to be extremely vigilant not to lose to a top engine that gives him odds of a queen.
by S.Taylor
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo?
Replies: 13
Views: 1713

Re: Komodo?

That would be great!
by S.Taylor
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo?
Replies: 13
Views: 1713

Re: Komodo?

So MCTS is indeed overtaking the normal?
by S.Taylor
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo?
Replies: 13
Views: 1713

Re: Komodo?

And THEN it will wipe the floor with sf!?
by S.Taylor
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (22nd September 2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Re: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (22nd September 2018)

When i see FRC tournament mentioned, i go crazy with excitement. But that excitement is mainly about one thing, which is if there.can be a compilation of opening theory for each of the 959 starting positions, especially if it is composed by the greatest engines on the fastest hardware and longest ti...
by S.Taylor
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: The Baron's Brutes v Cheng's Cronies (Teams Match)
Replies: 9
Views: 570

Re: The Baron's Brutes v Cheng's Cronies (Teams Match)

The name inspired in me an idea for a chess engine that has a style like a hidden genius, named baron trump or derivative of that name. (not that i know that he IS one, but it's a kind of speculation by some people. Good enough for a chess engine name).
by S.Taylor
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: My best chess mentor in a book, EVER, is...
Replies: 5
Views: 777

Re: My best chess mentor in a book, EVER, is...

Are u trying to say that his book is the best?

I had the impression it was for beginners.