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by Vinvin
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ERET-Test-Suite: New Results
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: ERET-Test-Suite: New Results

Hi, Walter !
Is there the same positions as here : http://rybkaforum.net/cgi-bin/rybkaforu ... #pid573015 ?

Vincent
by Vinvin
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 31
Views: 755

Re: What got you into computer chess?

What got you into computer chess? Battle Chess, a love of programming, and no chess set. My elder brother bought a "Tandy Computerized Chess Game" around 1980 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZvGSv9awZM . I played a lot of games against it. Rising the level again and again. Then "Video Chess" for...
by Vinvin
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test the combinational vision of your engine
Replies: 14
Views: 531

Re: Test the combinational vision of your engine

I checked with many engines and it seems both moves are almost having equal eval due to Qf4 move having the possibility to transpose with Rxd7! on its next move too. The Qf4 PV actually shows Rxd7 on its next move. Ugh, I had not even noticed that Qf4 is the second move in the Mate in 13 PVs also i...
by Vinvin
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tough tactical test position?
Replies: 30
Views: 1593

Re: Tough tactical test position?

r1bq1r1k/2pn3n/1p1p2pb/pN1Pp2p/1PP1Pp1P/P4N2/2BBQPP1/RR4K1 b - - 0 22 Does any engine find g5 and the win? I let SF thinks for 41 hours with 3 best moves and it still thinks that Rg8 is better than g5. CPU : i7-6*4GHz ... 45/81 7:25:20 227 569 800 530 8 516 530 -0,48 22. ... Rf7 23.bxa5 bxa5 24.Qe1...
by Vinvin
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tough tactical test position?
Replies: 30
Views: 1593

Re: Tough tactical test position?

r1bq1r1k/2pn3n/1p1p2pb/pN1Pp2p/1PP1Pp1P/P4N2/2BBQPP1/RR4K1 b - - 0 22 Does any engine find g5 and the win? Normal analyse for SF on an i7-6*4GHz. May be Rg8 followed by g5 is the same thing as g5 followed by Rg8 ? Stockfish_180910_x64_modern: ... 28/35+ 00:06 51 386 839 8 329 849 +0,71 22. ... Ndf6...
by Vinvin
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tough tactical test position?
Replies: 30
Views: 1593

Re: Tough tactical test position?

r1bq1r1k/2pn3n/1p1p2pb/pN1Pp2p/1PP1Pp1P/P4N2/2BBQPP1/RR4K1 b - - 0 22 Does any engine find g5 and the win? After some backward search, SF confirms black is better after 22...g5! 3 best moves : 32/52 06:25 2.396.670k 6.214k -1,45 23.g3 Ndf6 24.bxa5 bxa5 25.hxg5 Nxg5 26.Nxg5 Bxg5 27.Rb3 33/43 06:25 2...
by Vinvin
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Xiphos 0.4
Replies: 14
Views: 1311

Re: Xiphos 0.4

Fuddur wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:31 am
Score of Xiphos 0.4 NO-POPCNT vs Ethereal 11.05 (POPCNT): 414 - 847 - 739 [0.392] 2000
Elo difference: -76.43 +/- 12.19
Xiphos and Ethereal are surely the 2 rising stars of this year ! Congratulations to both programmers !
by Vinvin
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release
Replies: 23
Views: 3029

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

Paloma wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:08 pm
Thanks Mike,

your work is much appreciated. 8-) 8-)
+1 :!:
by Vinvin
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is it winable for white
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: Is it winable for white

It's a TB draw.
See 7-piece TBs here : https://lichess.org/analysis/standard/8 ... _-_-_0_100
click on the book icon.
by Vinvin
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kornrade Test
Replies: 54
Views: 3824

Re: Kornrade Test

So you didn't get the demanded winning eval for 2 (Mirror), 6 (Guard Change), 16 (Smothering 2), and 20 (Roundabout) , nor the demanded drawing eval for 5 (Stubbornness) and 9 (Shelter). And that just among those at which the first move was found at all. ... I started some 1 hour search for this 6 ...