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by kinderchocolate
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: program to generare epd file of tactical exercises from pgn
Replies: 34
Views: 3530

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

There is no easy way to define a "complicated" position. Ferdy's approach was reasonable, but it would fail to flagging super-precise unrealistic computer moves as tactical exercises. This is not a problem that can be addressed satisfactory by chess engines evaluation alone. We have a literature pap...
by kinderchocolate
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: program to generare epd file of tactical exercises from pgn
Replies: 34
Views: 3530

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

Do we know how pages like lichess come up with their tactical exercices. I enjoy doing them quite a bit https://github.com/vitogit/lichess-tactics-generator Lichess simply compare two consecutive moves. If both players miss an important move according to a computer, it'd be flagged as a tactical ex...
by kinderchocolate
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 9 on iOS ?
Replies: 14
Views: 2282

Re: Stockfish 9 on iOS ?

Thanks, this is exactly what I wanted ! I wonder how fast/strong it will be on the iPad Pro 11 !? SF 9 on the new iPad Pro will be *far* stronger than any human on the planet, that's for sure. Here are some comparisons of the A12X cpu to other commonly used CPUs: https://bgr.com/2018/11/01/new-ipad...
by kinderchocolate
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 9 on iOS ?
Replies: 14
Views: 2282

Re: Stockfish 9 on iOS ?

Thanks to Michael, there is indeed SF 9 on https://github.com/official-stockfish/S ... ssues/1383. It's working on my phone, but it probably doesn't support iPad Pro and the newer iPhones.

Should we publish it to the App Store?
by kinderchocolate
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: 7-men Syzygy attempt
Replies: 588
Views: 120273

Re: 7-men Syzygy attempt

How did people here download the files so quickly? http://tablebase.lichess.ovh/tables/standard/7 gave about 5MB per second speed, which would mean about 40 download days.
by kinderchocolate
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: 7-men Syzygy attempt
Replies: 588
Views: 120273

Re: 7-men Syzygy attempt

Apart from (ftp://ftp.chessdb.cn/pub/syzygy/7men), where else we can download the 17TB data? The chessDB site is too slow.
by kinderchocolate
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: benchmark new smartphones:
Replies: 240
Views: 69428

Re: benchmark new smartphones:

flither wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:58 pm
I'm thinking about getting rid of thermal config files, but is it worth "just" for chess? :lol:
No. On the mobile platform, battery consistency is by far much more important than raw calculation speed.
by kinderchocolate
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: benchmark new smartphones:
Replies: 240
Views: 69428

Re: benchmark new smartphones:

mclane wrote:I see. Isn't it surprising that the CPU has made absolutely no progress ?
A likely explanation is that the numbers for the older Samung device is wrong.
by kinderchocolate
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kasparov-Deep Thought 1997 (second game)
Replies: 156
Views: 19995

Re: Kasparov-Deep Thought 1997 (second game)

The conclusion of the article is that it's a draw... Did you read the article?