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by JohnS
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Pre-Release McCain X4
Replies: 22
Views: 1765

Re: Pre-Release McCain X4

ChiefPushesWood wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:52 am

Hash in CB is handled outside of the UCI parameters.
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Thanks Chief. I wonder if this is a "feature" or a bug in CB.
by JohnS
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Pre-Release McCain X4
Replies: 22
Views: 1765

Re: Pre-Release McCain X4

I was able to get some Windows and macOS binaries for those I who like to kick the ties and provide input. https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/releases/tag/X4 Mike I tried the Lucas compile. The options look ok in CB15 but the hash shows 2764 even though I set it to 512 outside CB. This is the u...
by JohnS
Sat May 11, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anyone sells Gustav besides Schach Niggemann ?
Replies: 8
Views: 866

Re: Anyone sells Gustav besides Schach Niggemann ?

They won't sell it to me because it is 49.50 euro and the minimum order is 50 euro. I don't see anything else I want to buy. Also, the shipping for the CD is $27.50. Seems high to me. Is there someplace else I can buy it? Or is Schach Niggemann the only distributor? Dann Out of interest, how does i...
by JohnS
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mate in 82?
Replies: 21
Views: 2407

Re: Mate in 82?

Eventually, I am going to write an AND/OR depth first proof search search using GPUs, but that is a project for when I retire, I think. We need a new solver for long mates. Would next week be too soon for you to retire 😀 Fraid so. I need to pay off all the debts from my wife's medical bills. I gues...
by JohnS
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mate in 82?
Replies: 21
Views: 2407

Re: Mate in 82?

Dann Corbit wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:52 pm


Eventually, I am going to write an AND/OR depth first proof search search using GPUs, but that is a project for when I retire, I think.
We need a new solver for long mates. Would next week be too soon for you to retire 😀
by JohnS
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: program to generare epd file of tactical exercises from pgn
Replies: 34
Views: 3122

Re: program to generare epd file of tactical exercises from pgn

bm c2; ce 845; sm c2; acd 27; acs 15; fmvn 40; hmvc 0; pv c2 Qd3 c1=Q Rxc1 Rxc1; c0 "Navara, David - So, Wesley, Champions Showdown Blitz, Saint Louis USA, 2019.02.23, R1.3"; c1 "Complexity: 0"; c2 "bestscore2: 0"; c3 "Analyzing engine: Stockfish 10 64 POPCNT"; Ferdy Can you please explain what the...
by JohnS
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: program to generare epd file of tactical exercises from pgn
Replies: 34
Views: 3122

Re: program to generare epd file of tactical exercises from pgn

Ferdy I tried this but get an error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "icpg.py", line 353, in <module> main() File "icpg.py", line 349, in main weightsfile=weightsfile) File "icpg.py", line 76, in analyze_game engine = chess.engine.SimpleEngine.popen_uci(enginefn) AttributeError: module 'che...
by JohnS
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McCain X1 Source Available
Replies: 28
Views: 3339

Re: McCain X1 Source Available

Will post some exe's once I have them: Stockfish: current-dev Stockfish ( as of today less 3 non functional commits made today (2/7) Stockfish-m: current-dev Stockfish with some additional matefinder code McCain-X1: includes all ofcurrent-dev Stockfis with added functional modifications and feature...
by JohnS
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Who compiled dev-McCain X2a
Replies: 3
Views: 435

Re: Who compiled dev-McCain X2a

Sources are here: http://www.talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=69754&start=30#p792823 Why only sources are provided? Most Users cannot create compiles. Sorry - it's not an official release. I will have an official release shortly with exe's. Mike Thanks for your continuing work on McCain. Do...