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by Dann Corbit
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McCain v10 Release
Replies: 30
Views: 1181

Re: McCain v10 Release

peter wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:19 pm
Dann Corbit wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:27 pm
Check out Komodo on this one, not fooled for a second!
Can't reproduce this with K12.1.1 Default, Dann.
I had all 6 man Syzygy TB on SSD, 4 GB hash, 11 threads at 3.2 GHz.
by Dann Corbit
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McCain v10 Release
Replies: 30
Views: 1181

Re: McCain v10 Release

{snip} BTW, best move is 27.Bf6! here, it's from an ICCF- game of last year. Check out Komodo on this one, not fooled for a second! Avoid move: Best move (Komodo-12.1.1-64bit): Bg5-f6 Not found in: 57:00 16- 00:00 1,152,725 13,887,533 +1.24 Bf6 gxf6 16- 00:00 1,236,731 13,895,120 +1.16 Bf6 gxf6 16-...
by Dann Corbit
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ERET-Test-Suite: New Results
Replies: 6
Views: 356

Re: ERET-Test-Suite: New Results

There is one difficult problem in the set: 2b1r3/r2ppN2/8/1p1p1k2/pP1P4/2P3R1/PP3PP1/2K5 w - - I think that all three of these plans are draws: 2b1r3/r2ppN2/8/1p1p1k2/pP1P4/2P3R1/PP3PP1/2K5 w - - pv Rf3+ Ke6 Nh6 Rh8 Ng4 d6 a3 Ra8 Kd2 Bb7 Re3+ Kd7 Ke2 Rhg8 f3 Raf8 Rd3 Kc6 Ne3 Bc8 Kf2 Rg7 Rd1 Rh8 Kg1 ...
by Dann Corbit
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Interesting position from one of Graham's books
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Interesting position from one of Graham's books

This is an exit point from one of Graham's books (based on Playchess games, IIRC):
bm Nxd4;
by Dann Corbit
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: UTIL: PGN Translator already written?
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: UTIL: PGN Translator already written?

On second glance, I may already be OK with my existing parser.
It appears that the unusual notation is contained in the comments.
by Dann Corbit
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: UTIL: PGN Translator already written?
Replies: 2
Views: 199

UTIL: PGN Translator already written?

The latest SSDF games come with a weird mish-mash of nomenclature in them. They start off with English PGN, but then switch off to a jumble of Swedish (I assume) piece notation but it's an odd format that I don't remember seeing before. For example, OOO is obviously long castle, but not in any stand...
by Dann Corbit
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: THE SSDF RATING LIST 2018-10-16
Replies: 5
Views: 348

Re: THE SSDF RATING LIST 2018-10-16

Thanks for your tremendous, tireless efforts.
by Dann Corbit
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 38
Views: 1004

Re: What got you into computer chess?

Many things. My dad taught me chess when I was fairly young. The Fischer/Spassky match was riveting. In 1976 someone brought a computer chess program to our high school as a demonstration. It played awful chess, but it was interesting that a machine could play chess. In the mid 90's I fooled around ...
by Dann Corbit
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McCain v10 Release
Replies: 30
Views: 1181

Re: McCain v10 Release

I did not try other binaries, but building it with the makefile using: $ make profile-build ARCH=x86-64-modern COMP=mingw produced a binary that does not use the EGTB files. It does load them into memory: $ ./McCain-v10.exe McCain v10 by M. Byrne and scores of others... setoption name SyzygyPath val...
by Dann Corbit
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test the combinational vision of your engine
Replies: 14
Views: 566

Re: Test the combinational vision of your engine

This is with the current code, using SF: F:\project\dcorbit\Stockfish-master\src>tail -1000 SearchLog.txt Searching: 1r2kb1r/1pRb1ppp/4p3/q2pP1B1/p2Q4/P2B4/1P3PPP/2R3K1 w k - 0 1 infinite: 0 time: 0 increment: 0 moves to go: 0 1 +4.28 00:00 5720 Qf4 2 +8.06 00:00 36171 Qf4 Bxa3 bxa3 O-O 3 +8.51 00:0...