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by Norm Pollock
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: latest asmfish/matefish with weakness
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: latest asmfish/matefish with weakness

Leo wrote:This new version is slower than the one from last July for some reason.
I noticed a reversal of strength (elo) with the last 2 stockfish patches. Perhaps that has transferred over to the latest asmfish.
by Norm Pollock
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Why is Stockfish dominating the TCEC so far?
Replies: 14
Views: 2954

Re: Why is Stockfish dominating the TCEC so far?

The domination is even stronger that it appears. The lone Houdini victory used the same opening with which Stockfish also won, with colors reversed. Stockfish won in 36 moves while it took Houdini 76 moves. [Event "TCEC Season 11 - Superfinal"] [Site "http://tcec.chessdom.com"] [Date "2018.04.03"] [...
by Norm Pollock
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC superfinal underway
Replies: 30
Views: 6185

Re: TCEC superfinal underway

I like watching SF play. But I hate to see another top engine get smashed, as is currrently happening. TCEC should have a "Mercy" rule that stops the super-final at the midpoint if one engine has a very large lead of about 8+ points. Since no adjustments or updates are allowed during the match, the ...
by Norm Pollock
Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Tools
Replies: 127
Views: 16249

Re: Chess Tools

I downloaded it but when I press double click on trunkate.exe "command prompt" appears 0.1 second and gone and I can't put yours commands. What is my mistake ? What do I do wrong? Can you please tell me where I need put my file - games.pgn? in Document folder or in same folder where trunkate.exe is...
by Norm Pollock
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Tools
Replies: 127
Views: 16249

Re: Chess Tools

Please give me the tool which can deleting moves in pgn database. I want delete moves after move 22nd or 35th in every game from database Using "truncate" from 40H-PGN tools in a command window: truncate alpha.pgn 44 truncate alpha.pgn 70 use 44 because 22 moves translates to 44 plies, similar for ...
by Norm Pollock
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: GM Caruana won the candidates! Got a shot for World Crown!
Replies: 8
Views: 1152

Re: GM Caruana won the candidates! Got a shot for World Crow

Fischer born in Chicago IL. Fabiano born in Miami FL

Fischer's biological father is not clear.
by Norm Pollock
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Tools
Replies: 127
Views: 16249

Re: Chess Tools

Hi Ferdinand, I wish me a tool I can split a *.pgn database with quantity "pieces on board". Step 1: Tool created 6 databases 2-6 pieces on board 7-12 13-18 19-24 25-32 . . . Hi Frank, I looked at this idea and realized it was very easy for me to do something along this path by just adding a few li...
by Norm Pollock
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Someone lit a fire under the Stockfish team
Replies: 50
Views: 12538

Re: Someone lit a fire under the Stockfish team

Dann Corbit wrote:There has been a boatload of highly beneficial patches in the last few days.

I expect that the new version will flex its muscles in the TCEC superfinal.
I think the catalyst for this is the TCEC tournament. It brings out the faults, so authors have something to go after.
by Norm Pollock
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: [SCID Database] Updated FIDE spelling files - February 2018+
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

Re: [SCID Database] Updated FIDE spelling files - February 2

How can I download the FIDE database of player names?

I do not see any link for it on their site.