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by Kempelen
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Searching a game other than chess to vary
Replies: 13
Views: 3638

Searching a game other than chess to vary

Hi I have been playing chess 35 years, and I continue playing and styding, but I would like to find a simpler game to vary a little. Some requisites I search: - 2 players or more type. No puzzle type. - Easy to learn, and possibility to play fast games. - Not a big board. Not need to learn a lot of ...
by Kempelen
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz in Android
Replies: 8
Views: 1988

Re: Fritz in Android

Hello,

It has returned to play store, for anyone who want to make a review on it ;)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... roid.fritz

regards
Fermín
by Kempelen
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz in Android
Replies: 8
Views: 1988

Fritz in Android

Chessbase is moving piece in Android. I few days back there has been Fritz published in google play store, but now it looks as it has been retired. It was at 5.99 €. Here are some screenshots: https://www.androidapkdescargar.com/fritz/chessbase.android.fritz/ Were any able to download it and test it...
by Kempelen
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Need material for a speech
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

Re: Need material for a speech

Thanks all for the positions.

I need to finish the presentation. I can share it but it is spanish. PM me
by Kempelen
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Need material for a speech
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

Need material for a speech

Hello, I am going to make a speech at my club about curiosities of computer chess and about making the people to know the pros and cons of analizing with an engine. I need material for the speech. Would anyone here like to share with me : - Positions where engine does not evaluate correctly the posi...
by Kempelen
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Sorting algorithms
Replies: 61
Views: 11976

Sorting algorithms

Hello, Today I was thinking on what algorithm to use for sorting moves, that be the faster. Currently I am using "selection sort" as it was the first that comes to my mind when writting my engine, but now I trying to investigating what is the best. In Chess Programming Wiki I have not found much on ...
by Kempelen
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: WAC 100
Replies: 22
Views: 4711

Re: WAC 100

Well in fact my engine solves it at: 28 640 00:02:04 159831197 1.b6+!! Bxb6 2.Kb5 Bc7 3.Be3 Ka8 4.Kxc5 Ka7 5.Kc6+ Ka8 6.c5 Ba5 7.Kb5 Bc7 8.c6 Kb8 9.Kc4 Ka8 10.Kd5 Kb8 11.Ke6 Ka8 12.Kxf5 Bd8 13.Kg6 Kb8 14.a7+ Ka8 15.f5 Bc7 16.Kxf6 but I was trying to figure out how to solve it faster. Some strong eng...
by Kempelen
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: WAC 100
Replies: 22
Views: 4711

WAC 100

[D] 8/k1b5/P4p2/1Pp2p1p/K1P2P1P/8/3B4/8 w

What trick is needed to implement in order the engine to solve this puzzle? I have been trying to figure out what it is without success. My engine play stupid moves that lead to nothing, like Kb3 or Be3....

thanks
by Kempelen
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Positional dilemma
Replies: 5
Views: 1300

Re: Positional dilemma

Hello. Do you have some examples of positions? For example, in this position: [D] 2r2rk1/p4qb1/1p1ppp2/2n1n1pp/2PN4/1PN2PPP/P1QBP1K1/2RR4 w - - bm f4; id "STS(v8.0) AKPC.018"; c0 "f4=10, Be3=9, Kg1=5, Ndb5=6"; if I run, my engine choose Kg1 after some time, but if I disable king shield evaluation, ...
by Kempelen
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Positional dilemma
Replies: 5
Views: 1300

Positional dilemma

Hi Trying to figure out where my engine is weak, I run STS suite and I observed that STS 8 (Advancement f/g/h), STS 9 (Advancement a/b/c) is where my engine is weaker. So I started to think on how to improve that results but I come to a dilemma, the values look like are related to king safety. If I ...