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by swami
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tactics cannot be very important for chess
Replies: 90
Views: 4723

Re: Tactics cannot be very important for chess

A strong GM, many years ago, wrote something to the effect "Chess is purely about tactics..." His thinking was the positional play is nothing more than very deep / very long-range tactics. IE what is bad about a backward pawn? It gives you a weakness and your opponent a target. A target that can't ...
by swami
Fri Dec 16, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Game Analyzer GUI
Replies: 4
Views: 1663

Re: Chess Game Analyzer GUI

Ferdy wrote: Around 8MB, this is for windows OS. Tested on windows 7.
Thanks a lot, Ferdinand! :-)

I can confirm that it is working on windows 10, as well.
by swami
Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:11 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Artist
Replies: 34
Views: 7777

Re: Chess Artist

Very good choice of a program name. :-)

Regards,
Swami
by swami
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Grand Blitz Tournament: For Engines upto 2600
Replies: 12
Views: 3303

Re: Grand Blitz Tournament: For Engines upto 2600

Carlos777 wrote:Thanks Swami! Nice tournament between old and new engines.
Thanks, and You're welcome, Carlos. :-)

Best,
Swami
by swami
Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Grand Blitz Tournament: For Engines upto 2600
Replies: 12
Views: 3303

Re: Grand Blitz Tournament: For Engines upto 2600

After 20 Rounds: Are you sure Gosu plays with its 'data' folder (contains its weight files)? http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2422&p=11273&hilit=gosu+data#p11273 Thanks, Guenther. I had the same issue as that person, and I put them in the newly created folder and it appears to ...
by swami
Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Grand Blitz Tournament: For Engines upto 2600
Replies: 12
Views: 3303

Re: Grand Blitz Tournament: For Engines upto 2600

After 10 rounds:

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Tytan was buggy and runs out of time, hence it was replaced by Zarkov.