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by Ferdy
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

The WinBoard-AA package now contains a WinBoard version that no longer needs a gating suffix to the move in holdingless Seirawan. WinBoard already had code that made it resistant to missing promotion characters, supplying a default in that case (usually Q). So I just had to make the legality test r...
by Ferdy
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

One thing I do is to allow king captures ( I seem to get 2x larger nps with it) so you may see king captures in its PV. Encountered a position where we differ in perft 1, perhaps this is because of allowing king capture. h*******/rfbqkbnr/pppp1ppp/n2Fp3/8/8/2N5/PPPPPPPP/R1BQKBNR/H******* b KQkq - 3...
by Ferdy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

Nice, that is very helpful for those interested in writing an engine for it! My musketeer engine is now available in NebiyuAlien and I was able to play a full game with it in my GUI. https://sites.google.com/site/dshawul/nebiyu160.zip The piece letters I use are similar to yours so it should be com...
by Ferdy
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

Created a musketeer chess page trying to describe the game and there are also perft 4 result data after PS and GP phases on some 2-musketeer piece type combo, like cannon/leopard, dragon/leopard and others. https://github.com/fsmosca/musketeer-chess Perft data in csv file are at https://github.com/f...
by Ferdy
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

The WinBoard-AA package now contains a WinBoard version that no longer needs a gating suffix to the move in holdingless Seirawan. WinBoard already had code that made it resistant to missing promotion characters, supplying a default in that case (usually Q). So I just had to make the legality test r...
by Ferdy
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

Specific rule when the king is in check and this king has a musketeer piece behind it for gating. Rules at site will be updated soon. https://i.imgur.com/Vqp1Zqg.png ****c*l*/r3kBnr/1pp1pB1p/p1np2p1/P5qb/4P3/3P1P2/1PP3PP/RN1QK1NR/*C****L* b KQkq - 0 1 Black to move its king is under attack. * Black ...
by Ferdy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

Position for perft with early promotion possibilties even when musketeer pieces (dragon[QN] and chancellor[RN]) are still not gated. Main position is taken from position 5 from https://www.chessprogramming.org/Perft_Results Features: * When pawn promotes, black's dragon at c file, loses the right to...
by Ferdy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

The WinBoard-AA package now contains a WinBoard version that no longer needs a gating suffix to the move in holdingless Seirawan. WinBoard already had code that made it resistant to missing promotion characters, supplying a default in that case (usually Q). So I just had to make the legality test r...
by Ferdy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

The WinBoard-AA package now contains a WinBoard version that no longer needs a gating suffix to the move in holdingless Seirawan. WinBoard already had code that made it resistant to missing promotion characters, supplying a default in that case (usually Q). So I just had to make the legality test r...
by Ferdy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price
Replies: 82
Views: 3908

Re: Engines playing Musketeer Chess, good price

Daniel Shawul wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:13 am
Nevermind I fed stockfish the wrong FEN -- I did not understand the musketeer placement format. I should be able to debug my perft now using stockfish.
All right, so far so good got a match with SF.