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by MikeB
Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: When there is no wood, the fire goes out
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: When there is no wood, the fire goes out

I had one of those Bozo's , it must have been the toy of the year in 1963. Those Bozos just keep bouncing up dont they dont , no matter how many they times they get whacked. It is amazing to see some Bozos still getting whacked and bouncing up almost 60 years later ... From a personal growth point ...
by MikeB
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Honey 13.1 Release
Replies: 14
Views: 1070

Re: Honey 13.1 Release

Pi4Chess wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 11:05 am
Hi Mike,

Can you remind me what is this net about ? nn-811243cea2cf.nnue
Pi4Chess Please see here for add'l info.
http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.p ... 85#p890111
by MikeB
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:52 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Honey 13.1 Release
Replies: 14
Views: 1070

Re: Honey 13.1 Release

Taking a harder look at play by depth and variety - some test results after round of update. Version 13.1b, soon to be minor release .. Depth 16 versus Depth 14, using opening book (required here or you would just have 1000 identical games)) , no variety (focus on the Elo difference ,not the absolut...
by MikeB
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: UCI_Elo 1500 engines and FIDE Elo
Replies: 24
Views: 799

Re: UCI_Elo 1500 engines and FIDE Elo

Maia Lichess 1546 has a blitz Lichess rating of around 1546 . This engine is run with maia-1100.pb.gz net at node 1 on a gauntlet test below. The formula to get FIDE Elo from Lichess Blitz Elo is, FIDE rating = 65 + [0.87 x Lichess Blitz Rating] based from the regression in 2019 . Maia FIDE Elo = 6...
by MikeB
Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Honey 13.1 Release
Replies: 14
Views: 1070

Re: Honey 13.1 Release

Hi Mike, compiling v13.1 on apple-silicon I get a segmentation fault at the beginning of the bench: make profile-build ARCH=apple-silicon ... Step 2/4. Running benchmark for pgo-build ... ./Honey-v13.1 bench 16 1 15 true >/dev/null /bin/sh: line 1: 19527 Segmentation fault: 11 ./Honey-v13.1 bench 1...
by MikeB
Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: When there is no wood, the fire goes out
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: When there is no wood, the fire goes out

<snip> When I was little, I had a bozo the clown punching bag. It was full of air and there was a weight in the bottom. If you punched him in the noze, he went all the way over till he was flat on the ground. Then that weight would pull the bag upright again. No matter how many times you punched, h...
by MikeB
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Great Queen Sac by GM Lasker against George Thomas?
Replies: 10
Views: 703

Re: Great Queen Sac by GM Lasker against George Thomas?

[Event "Casual game"] [Site "London ENG"] [Date "1912.10.29"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Edward Lasker"] [Black "George Alan Thomas"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "35"] 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 f5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. e4 fxe4 7. Nxe4 b6 8. Ne5 O-O 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. Qh5 Qe7 1...
by MikeB
Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: UCI_Elo 1500 engines and FIDE Elo
Replies: 24
Views: 799

Re: UCI_Elo 1500 engines and FIDE Elo

Maia Lichess 1546 has a blitz Lichess rating of around 1546 . This engine is run with maia-1100.pb.gz net at node 1 on a gauntlet test below. The formula to get FIDE Elo from Lichess Blitz Elo is, FIDE rating = 65 + [0.87 x Lichess Blitz Rating] based from the regression in 2019 . Maia FIDE Elo = 6...
by MikeB
Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Honey 13.1 Release
Replies: 14
Views: 1070

Re: Honey 13.1 Release

A very minor update was made to NPS_Level - it now works! The default setting of zero is off. The lowest NPS setting is 1 and it should be 60 to 70 nps pers second. Meaning that will you average 60-70 nps for whatever time control you select - not designed for very micro time controls. Each higher s...
by MikeB
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Honey 13.1 Release
Replies: 14
Views: 1070

Re: Honey 13.1 Release

Thank you very much for the amazing chess engine. In my opinion, this is the best sparring partner in combination with a neural network. I have a two questions about the options: 1. Could you please explain how the options: "Bench_KNPS" and "NPS_Level" works? 2. Are there any option that should be ...