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by BBauer
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New version of Tactical Insanity test
Replies: 20
Views: 1101

Re: New version of Tactical Insanity test

Looks like Kg6 is losing. Kf8 holds the draw if syzygy is right.
Kind regards
Bernhard
by BBauer
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mate in 9, what could be simpler
Replies: 10
Views: 949

Re: Mate in 9, what could be simpler

Current stockfish on a slow laptop. FEN: rnbq3r/pppp4/3b1pkp/5p2/2BP4/4P3/PPP2PPP/RN1QK2R w KQ - 0 9 15/24 00:01 2.318k 1.942k -0,64 Bc4-d3 Kg6-g7 Bd3xf5 h6-h5 Nb1-d2 Nb8-c6 Qd1-f3 Bd6-e7 Nd2-e4 h5-h4 O-O d7-d5 Ne4-c3 Bc8xf5 Qf3xf5 Qd8-c8 16/24 00:01 2.943k 1.911k -0,46 Bc4-d3 Kg6-g7 Bd3xf5 h6-h5 h2...
by BBauer
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: StockFish : best move not found due to MultiPV ?
Replies: 44
Views: 2786

Re: StockFish : best move not found due to MultiPV ?

Thank you!

1. Qg4 was among the best moves I considered.
Depth 55 is quite amazing but you are known for strong hardware.

Kind regards
Bernhard
by BBauer
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: StockFish : best move not found due to MultiPV ?
Replies: 44
Views: 2786

Re: StockFish : best move not found due to MultiPV ?

I played a little around with your position 3q1rk1/prppnp2/1p4p1/2b1P1N1/5P2/7P/PP5K/R1BQR3 w - - 0 1 and got 38/74 10:19 969.655k 1.565k -0,26 b2-b4 Bc5xb4 Re1-g1 d7-d5 Bc1-b2 c7-c5 Qd1-g4 Ne7-f5 e5-e6 d5-d4 Ng5xf7 Rb7xf7 e6xf7+ Kg8xf7 Qg4xg6+ Kf7-e7 Rg1-g2 Qd8-d5 a2-a3 Bb4-a5 Rg2-e2+ Ke7-d7 Ra1-g1...
by BBauer
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: StockFish : best move not found due to MultiPV ?
Replies: 44
Views: 2786

Re: StockFish : best move not found due to MultiPV ?

What makes you think that 1.b4 is the best move?
Why not 1. Bd2?
Kind regards
Bernhard
by BBauer
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Interesting tactical position from infinity chess
Replies: 11
Views: 1530

Re: Interesting tactical position from infinity chess

1r6/1r3pk1/4b1p1/4p3/p1P1PqP1/N1R2P1p/P2R3P/2Q3K1 b - - How long until your engine sees utter devastation for white? Does not take too long to see the right move, but it takes a bit to see how damaging it is. This I would call a test position. A really nice one. Remove that black night and make use...
by BBauer
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Interesting tactical position from infinity chess
Replies: 11
Views: 1530

Re: Interesting tactical position from infinity chess

1r6/1r3pk1/4b1p1/4p3/p1P1PqP1/N1R2P1p/P2R3P/2Q3K1 b - - How long until your engine sees utter devastation for white? Does not take too long to see the right move, but it takes a bit to see how damaging it is. This I would call a test position. A really nice one. Remove that black night and make use...
by BBauer
Wed May 30, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New test suite "Tactical Insanity"
Replies: 47
Views: 3466

Re: New test suite "Tactical Insanity"

I folowed your line up to the following position after 15. Ra7 {132.6/61 CFtbs} 6k1/R5p1/5p1p/3b1K2/3B4/8/8/8 b - - 19 15 Here sf gives FEN: 6k1/R5p1/5p1p/3b1K2/3B4/8/8/8 b - - 19 15 St-orig-18-05-17: ... 52/63 01:36 266.679k 2.749k -3,04 Bd5-c4 Bd4-c5 Bc4-d5 Ra7-e7 Bd5-c4 Bc5-d6 Bc4-b3 Re7-d7 Bb3-...
by BBauer
Tue May 29, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New test suite "Tactical Insanity"
Replies: 47
Views: 3466

Re: New test suite "Tactical Insanity"

With 30. ..h5 black destroys his fortress. Better is 30. ..Be6. After this move I cannot see any progress. Instead of hopping in at the end of output lines, try this, Bernhard: http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?p=763821#p763821 If you then still get from the starting position a drawing line...
by BBauer
Tue May 29, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New test suite "Tactical Insanity"
Replies: 47
Views: 3466

Re: New test suite "Tactical Insanity"

r5k1/R5p1/p4p1p/1p1b1P2/8/4B3/2B2K2/8 w - - Engine: Kaissa III (512 MB) by T. Romstad, M. Costalba, J. Kiiski, G. ... http://www.fen-to-image.com/image/6k1/R5p1/3Bbp1p/1p6/4K3/8/8/8 b - - (4.681.820.821) 2854 35/44 56:14 +2.72 1.Bb3 Rd8 2.Bb6 Bxb3 3.Bxd8 Bc2 4.Be7 Bxf5 5.Rxa6 Kf7 6.Bb4 Be6 7.Rb6 Bc...