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by MikeB
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: No chance
Replies: 165
Views: 23691

Re: No chance

hallo MikeB :-) thats awesome, im very curious about this analysis ! yes, after ....Ng5,Nxa3 i also thought Bf2 would be the move but i couldnt find anything after ...Nb5 eg in my completely patzers eyes it looks like a draw because i have the feeling that black lost one tempo (which was important ...
by MikeB
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: No chance
Replies: 165
Views: 23691

Re: No chance

hallo MikeB :-) thats awesome, im very curious about this analysis ! yes, after ....Ng5,Nxa3 i also thought Bf2 would be the move but i couldnt find anything after ...Nb5 eg in my completely patzers eyes it looks like a draw because i have the feeling that black lost one tempo (which was important ...
by MikeB
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: No chance
Replies: 165
Views: 23691

Re: No chance

hallo MikeB :-) thats awesome, im very curious about this analysis ! yes, after ....Ng5,Nxa3 i also thought Bf2 would be the move but i couldnt find anything after ...Nb5 eg in my completely patzers eyes it looks like a draw because i have the feeling that black lost one tempo (which was important ...
by MikeB
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: No chance
Replies: 165
Views: 23691

Re: No chance

im still trying to make LT's 8.Ng5 work (i think i could show that 8.Bd2!? is winning instead) and im not successful so far :-(...after 8.Ng5 Nxa3 !? we have this: [D]1r3rk1/5p1p/1qb1pPp1/3pP1N1/p1pP4/npP4R/1P2B2P/3RB2K w - - 0 9 can somebody help me here please, i cannot make white win at this poi...
by MikeB
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Epic 800 Game Match
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Epic 800 Game Match

I don't understand your fascination for your clone and this clone match. Well I guess that is going to be my little secret :D . In computer science , a clone is an exact copy - and McCain is not an exact copy. It is a derivative, and there are thousands of posts here that discuss engine derivatives...
by MikeB
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Epic 800 Game Match
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Epic 800 Game Match

final results, finished about 1.3 hours earlier than expected, results were about what I expected - SF has become very sensitive to minor changes in head to head play - SF team is still doing great work , gaining 40+ Elo since SF 9 - a little or ethanol 6 months. McBrain will be retired and replaced...
by MikeB
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Epic 800 Game Match
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Epic 800 Game Match

tc 2:30 with 5 sec increment handpicked openings from CCRL which favor imbalance openings , but limited to max 65 CP or so advantage 12 Real Core Mac Pro , running 12 games concurrently Epic 800 game match, the latest dev Stockfish ( the favorite) vs latest dev McCain ( underdog - not yet released )...
by MikeB
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release
Replies: 11
Views: 1202

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

On my machine error message libwinpthread-1.dll appears. :shock: (J.Stanback compile) Never had befor such error message with previuos McBrain's. Win 7 Pro x64 , have other received the same messages ? Hopefully this helps: https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/releases/download/9.9/libwinpthread-...
by MikeB
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Official Release of Ethereal 11.00
Replies: 25
Views: 2217

Re: Official Release of Ethereal 11.00

You are doing a great job Andrew - keep up the good work! 👊👍
by MikeB
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release
Replies: 11
Views: 1202

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

I realise that McCain is named in tribute, but how is it different from McBrain? I did not do a real comparison, also there is only one sourcecode for both versions. If you want explanation as well I can not help you :) The only difference I found with a quick look is here in evaluate.cpp (and swit...