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by Peter Berger
Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The 1 hour CCR test by Kaufman/position 22
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Re: The 1 hour CCR test by Kaufman/position 22

Vinvin wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:25 pm
Yes, look at here : http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.p ... 42#p609042
Ah, I already knew this once - lol, I am getting old, thx Vinvin!!
by Peter Berger
Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The 1 hour CCR test by Kaufman/position 22
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Re: The 1 hour CCR test by Kaufman/position 22

r3kb1r/pp1n1ppp/1q2p3/n2p4/3P1Bb1/2PB1N2/PPQ2PPP/RN2K2R w KQkq - I never understood this one. It is obviously flawed ( we can easily see this now with current strong engines) as 1. a4 isn't the strongest move. But what was the logic that made the move look appealing and where exactly did the logic ...
by Peter Berger
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The 1 hour CCR test by Kaufman/position 22
Replies: 4
Views: 768

The 1 hour CCR test by Kaufman/position 22

r3kb1r/pp1n1ppp/1q2p3/n2p4/3P1Bb1/2PB1N2/PPQ2PPP/RN2K2R w KQkq - I never understood this one. It is obviously flawed ( we can easily see this now with current strong engines) as 1. a4 isn't the strongest move. But what was the logic that made the move look appealing and where exactly did the logic ...
by Peter Berger
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ProDeo 3.0 has Arrived!
Replies: 17
Views: 2748

Re: ProDeo 3.0 has Arrived!

Hi, I can't get it to ponder during opponent's time... any tip about? Of course UCI option is enabled (using Arena). Thks & regards You have to edit the *.eng (ProDeo.eng) located in the subdirectory called 'personal'. Edit the [Permanent Brain = off] section to on. I am impressed by this kind of d...
by Peter Berger
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ProDeo 3.0 has Arrived!
Replies: 17
Views: 2748

Re: ProDeo 3.0 has Arrived!

Hi, I can't get it to ponder during opponent's time... any tip about? Of course UCI option is enabled (using Arena). Thks & regards I think it does ponder in general, but once it doesn't get a ponderhit, it is likely to not ponder again in a given game (sth to look at I assume). At least ponder doe...
by Peter Berger
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Future of computer chess: 2 top engines?
Replies: 50
Views: 8159

Re: Future of computer chess: 2 top engines?

I read some chess book to the topic (at the moment I read the books from Gelfand, Quality Chess). Two German chess books are fantastic: - Eliskasis, Stellungsspiele - Bronzik, Techniken des Positionsspiel im Schach How many ELO did you gain by reading these books? Let me make an educated guess: non...
by Peter Berger
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Unfair Poll
Replies: 104
Views: 9833

Re: Unfair Poll

Then I advice you to reread the sticky thread that discussed election methods ("Election preparation (important!)"), and the responses I got in the thread where I announced my candidacy as moderator for the SHID movement. Some excerpts: ROTFL - you are a clown, a dishonest clown, but at least you +...
by Peter Berger
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Unfair Poll
Replies: 104
Views: 9833

Re: Unfair Poll

One solution to the perceived lack of member involvement could be the following: We flip the switch to make CTF invisible based on the current vote, but allow the vote to go on for another month, or even 6 months. Perhaps there are still a lot of long-term members who have not logged in this week. ...
by Peter Berger
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Unfair Poll
Replies: 104
Views: 9833

Re: Unfair Poll

In fact one of the moderator teams that intends to run in the upcoming elections proposes to continuate exactly the same "liberal front" policy of the previous team, where basically "anything short of calling for genocide" would be considered acceptable. Breaking news: the LIBERAL FRONT has been di...