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by Ozymandias
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Last Survivor of AB engine, Stockfish! What position will Stockfish stand?
Replies: 49
Views: 5068

Re: The Last Survivor of AB engine, Stockfish! What position will Stockfish stand?

mwyoung wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:06 pm
I was hoping for a cheaper price.
Me too, I wonder if they'll also raise the price of their flagship CPU: AMD Is Working On A Monster 64-Core Threadripper
by Ozymandias
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Polyglot 64-bit
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: Polyglot 64-bit

So we're clear, can we make a book containing just moves 6-10, with the released executable? Yep, in the next POLY version. You don't need a polyglot.ini using --make-book. Does POLY have the old size limitations or has it also been updated to 64-bit? Yes, I've been finally been able to run it. Nex...
by Ozymandias
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: armageddon in norway chess
Replies: 32
Views: 1430

Re: armageddon in norway chess

rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/4P3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1 An extra tempo might be straying too much from equality. I think that a better alternative in the long run, would be to alter the position of the pieces, but nothing else. Something akin to 960 but without the drawbacks (no castling, unnatu...
by Ozymandias
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Last Survivor of AB engine, Stockfish! What position will Stockfish stand?
Replies: 49
Views: 5068

Re: The Last Survivor of AB engine, Stockfish! What position will Stockfish stand?

I don't see a large progress compared to previous generations, aside IPC, which increases by a substantial 15% (according to them). The per core performance will be as high as the best Intel can offer, if their data is correct, making the processors very competitive in the game market, and I think ...
by Ozymandias
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Polyglot 64-bit
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: Polyglot 64-bit

Is also part of what has to be released yet. But it works. See - http://rebel13.nl/download/data.html It's currently not available from the menu but it's an example that it can be done. A large PGN is split into 3 books. No release because I am not satisfied with the result. I tried getting a look ...
by Ozymandias
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Last Survivor of AB engine, Stockfish! What position will Stockfish stand?
Replies: 49
Views: 5068

Re: The Last Survivor of AB engine, Stockfish! What position will Stockfish stand?

I think my dream machine will be the Ryzen 3000 series Threadripper with 16 cores Reality will probably be cheaper, Ryzen 9 is bringing 16 cores for about $500 to market. That is only a rumor. Most market experts think a Ryzen 9 16 core would only be released. If AMD needed 16 cores on this platfor...
by Ozymandias
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Polyglot 64-bit
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: Polyglot 64-bit

To bypass the 2Gb limit I made an option in ProDeo to access 4 books but only 1 search is needed. Book-1 for move 0-5 Book-2 for move 6-10 Book-3 for move 11-15 Book-4 moves >=16 So in theory I can make a book close to 8Gb. Even if your engine of choice offered the chance to address so many books, ...
by Ozymandias
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Polyglot 64-bit
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: Polyglot 64-bit

To bypass the 2Gb limit I made an option in ProDeo to access 4 books but only 1 search is needed. Book-1 for move 0-5 Book-2 for move 6-10 Book-3 for move 11-15 Book-4 moves >=16 So in theory I can make a book close to 8Gb. Even if your engine of choice offered the chance to address so many books, ...
by Ozymandias
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Polyglot 64-bit
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: Polyglot 64-bit

Polyglot (as far as I can tell) always has been 32-bit which limited the working space during --make-book to 1Gb. Compiling Polyglot as a 64-bit program takes this obstacle away. I could make a Polyglot book of 1.5Gb in one run while Polyglot workspace increased to 5.5Gb of memory. Not only is this...
by Ozymandias
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: armageddon in norway chess
Replies: 32
Views: 1430

Re: armageddon in norway chess

Perhaps some organizer will propose dispensing with the normal games and just playing Armageddon with White having the normal 2 hours plus 30" inc and Black getting just half of those numbers, or even 1/3, whatever makes the results close to 50-50. This could be the answer to draws! Naturally, this...