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by jm_thompson
Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Discocheck "Boney M" is out
Replies: 23
Views: 4380

Re: Discocheck "Boney M" is out

Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm also thinking of nick naming it "K&R" or simply "C", in hommage to Kerninghan and Ritchie, the uber-geniouses who invented the C langnage and the Unix operating system. The C language is certainly my weapon of choice (as well as Unix compatible OS GNU/Linux): it'...
by jm_thompson
Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Discocheck "Boney M" is out
Replies: 23
Views: 4380

Re: Discocheck "Boney M" is out

What about a "Disco Stu" version for D ? :D

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by jm_thompson
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How about we settle the WCCC argument?
Replies: 150
Views: 30976

Re: How about we settle the WCCC argument?

I've read that more then 100 people wrote you an email.
With so many possible partecipants, perhaps 7 rounds are too few. What you think?
by jm_thompson
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How about we settle the WCCC argument?
Replies: 150
Views: 30976

Re: How about we settle the WCCC argument?

Best idea in computer chess since ages! You clearly have my vote, as this will be the most interesting computer chess tournament in history. Bravo Peter! My sarcasm meter went ballistic when I read your reply. It is on the fritz? (No pun intended) Peter I don't think he was sarcastic. I'm pretty su...
by jm_thompson
Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Some observations about DokChess 0.1 JA engine
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: Some observations about DokChess 0.1 JA engine

Hello Silvian,
I've read you had a car accident. I hope it was nothing serious and that you are ok.

It would seem so since you are back on testing new engines :)

Any suggestion for a new engine with own GUI to toy with?

John
by jm_thompson
Fri May 04, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: which smartphone to buy?
Replies: 7
Views: 1911

Re: which smartphone to buy?

Samsung Galaxy Nexus should be a good choice I think. Being a Google Nexus it should always receive Android updates.
by jm_thompson
Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo MP status?
Replies: 87
Views: 26641

Re: Komodo MP status?

I've found some interesting informations about *Socrates in this page: http://chessprogramming.wikispaces.com/Star+Socrates

1800 processors is really impressive.
by jm_thompson
Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Installing M-Chess Pro 8 into D-Fend
Replies: 11
Views: 1656

Re: Installing M-Chess Pro 8 into D-Fend

Thanks to this thread I've discovered D-Fend! Very useful to have a GUI for DOSBox, makes using it simpler.
by jm_thompson
Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: neuroStock & neuroGrape mods by Andrey Kotlarski
Replies: 12
Views: 2994

Re: neuroStock & neuroGrape mods by Andrey Kotlarski

Has anyone tested this Neural Network Stockfish? how does it compare with the original one? is it any stronger? ** neuroStock is an experiment (more like meta-engine) and in ** combination with neuroChessTrainer[fn:2] supposed to be testing ** platform for different backpropagation neural networks....
by jm_thompson
Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Was the original Chessmaster written by David Kittinger?
Replies: 16
Views: 2169

Re: Was the original Chessmaster written by David Kittinger?

According to Wikipedia, the first Chessmaster that used the engine The King, was Chessmaster 4000. So, if Wikipedia is right, Chessmaster 3000 still used a Kittinger engine.