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by Dann Corbit
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anyone running Booost on Linux?
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: Anyone running Booost on Linux?

I'd like to run Booost on Linux. Have tried with a generic build of wine64 but it froze. Has anyone successfully built Booost for Linux? Any tips or tricks? I already asked this question some months ago, but got no satisfactory answers. It looks like the Pascal source code is in Delfi format. I tri...
by Dann Corbit
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anyone running Booost on Linux?
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: Anyone running Booost on Linux?

I'd like to run Booost on Linux. Have tried with a generic build of wine64 but it froze. Has anyone successfully built Booost for Linux? Any tips or tricks? I guess that you mean either Booot the Pascal chess program or Boost the C++ API. I guess you are talking about Booot. But I am not sure about...
by Dann Corbit
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kornrade Test
Replies: 40
Views: 1367

Re: Kornrade Test

All of the scores except for one agree for the "solved" set (assuming the == and += notations are correct). E.g., all the ones that state an advantage show and advantage and all the draws have a score of zero except for one. And the draw with a negative score held the same score for many plies so i...
by Dann Corbit
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kornrade Test
Replies: 40
Views: 1367

Re: Kornrade Test

Hi Dann! Not solved: 7q/b1p5/1p1Npkb1/pPP2ppP/P1P5/3B2P1/5P1R/K3R3 w - - acd 54; bm Nb7; c0 "http://www.yacpdb.org/#340530"; c1 "Hard"; c2 "Neghina, Mihai; Euxinus Pontus (13/E4) 2010-07"; c3 "hxg6"; ce 0; id "04 Detour +-"; pm Nb7; pv Nb7 Ke7+ Ka2 Qc3 Rd1 Qb4 Bc2 Qxc4+ Kb1 Qb4+ Ka2; 2k4N/Q1np4/2p2...
by Dann Corbit
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kornrade Test
Replies: 40
Views: 1367

Re: Kornrade Test

Hi Dann! Not solved: 7q/b1p5/1p1Npkb1/pPP2ppP/P1P5/3B2P1/5P1R/K3R3 w - - acd 54; bm Nb7; c0 "http://www.yacpdb.org/#340530"; c1 "Hard"; c2 "Neghina, Mihai; Euxinus Pontus (13/E4) 2010-07"; c3 "hxg6"; ce 0; id "04 Detour +-"; pm Nb7; pv Nb7 Ke7+ Ka2 Qc3 Rd1 Qb4 Bc2 Qxc4+ Kb1 Qb4+ Ka2; 2k4N/Q1np4/2p2...
by Dann Corbit
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kornrade Test
Replies: 40
Views: 1367

Re: Kornrade Test

I have some engines taking a peek at these positions over the weekend. We'll see how well they did on Monday. Engines used on moderately strong machines for one hour are: Stockfish (bleeding edge development version), Matefinder, McCain, Sting10 (crashed 2/3 of the way through), Houdini 6 Tactical ...
by Dann Corbit
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kornrade Test
Replies: 40
Views: 1367

Re: Kornrade Test

I have some engines taking a peek at these positions over the weekend.
We'll see how well they did on Monday.
by Dann Corbit
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Interesting and first(?) 7 piece TB test running
Replies: 5
Views: 317

Re: Interesting and first(?) 7 piece TB test running

Since the tb files are not distance to mate, there can be lots of probes in a search.
by Dann Corbit
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: If you could buy any single CPU system for chess . . .
Replies: 32
Views: 1280

Re: If you could buy any single CPU system for chess . . .

I am waiting until early next year when the 7nm AMD stuff gets released.
by Dann Corbit
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 40 tactical positions
Replies: 5
Views: 508

Re: 40 tactical positions

Hi Dann, On this one, McCain says it's a mate-in-25. k1B5/p1pK4/4N3/n2P4/4p3/1p6/8/8 w - - 59 #25 9.70G 4:59.41 d6 b2 Bb7+ Kxb7 dxc7 Kb6 c8=Q b1=Q Qc7+ Ka6 Nc5+ Kb5 Qb8+ Kc4 Qxb1 Kxc5 Qxe4 Nc4 Ke6 a5 Qd5+ Kb4 Qc6 Kb3 Qc5 a4 Kd5 Na3 Qe3+ Kb2 Qh3 Nb1 Kc4 Kc2 Qf5+ Kb2 Qf2+ Ka3 Kd3 Kb3 Qb6+ Ka2 Kc2 Na3...