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by acase
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crystal Update
Replies: 38
Views: 4730

Re: Crystal Update

Paloma wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:48 am
Will there be an exe of this update? :?:

Only this makes sense.
Only source code is not usable for me and many others. :(


Somebody posted this earlier in this thread in which they said there was an executable (or compile) of Crystal there:

https://chess.ultimaiq.net/stockfish.html
by acase
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is 1. h3 Kf7 really better than 1. Be1 here?
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: Is 1. h3 Kf7 really better than 1. Be1 here?

It looks like you are correct, 1.h3 kf7 loses for white according to Stockfish, whereas it looks like 1.Be1 holds for white. The position After white moves 1.h3? 8/1p2b3/6k1/5p2/p2NbP1p/P1B1P1pP/1P6/6K1 b - - 0 1 FEN: 8/1p2b3/6k1/5p2/p2NbP1p/P1B1P1pP/1P6/6K1 b - - 0 1 Stockfish_20041621_x64_bmi2: 1/...
by acase
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test position: Kasparov-Pribyl (1980) - very tough
Replies: 12
Views: 2274

Re: Test position: Kasparov-Pribyl (1980) - very tough

It looks like the new RofChade 2.3 does a reasonable job on this one. FEN: r4rk1/pq4bp/np1P1pp1/2p3B1/Q7/5N2/P4PPP/1R1R2K1 w - - 0 20 RofChade_bmi2: 10/17 00:00 1,545k 29,712k +0.09 20.Bg5-d2 Ra8-d8 21.Qa4-c4+ Rf8-f7 22.Bd2-c3 Kg8-h8 23.Rb1-c1 Na6-b8 24.Qc4-e6 Nb8-c6 11/17 00:00 1,771k 29,522k +0.01...
by acase
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position a6!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Test Position a6!!

Crystal seems to be hit or miss for me. The only one that seems to get it quickly and every time is Sting (at least for me) Try Crystal in 2MV- mode, if you like too. Please forgive my ignorance Peter, but what exactly is 2MV- mode? is it PV=2? or is it something else entirely? Sorry, put the blame...
by acase
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position a6!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Test Position a6!!

Crystal seems to be hit or miss for me. The only one that seems to get it quickly and every time is Sting (at least for me) Try Crystal in 2MV- mode, if you like too. Please forgive my ignorance Peter, but what exactly is 2MV- mode? is it PV=2? or is it something else entirely? Sorry, put the blame...
by acase
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position a6!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Test Position a6!!

peter wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:44 pm
acase wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:59 pm
Crystal seems to be hit or miss for me. The only one that seems to get it quickly and every time is Sting (at least for me)
Try Crystal in 2MV- mode, if you like too.
Please forgive my ignorance Peter, but what exactly is 2MV- mode? is it PV=2? or is it something else entirely?
by acase
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position a6!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Test Position a6!!

Crystal knocked this one out of the park: Analysis of C:\Users\dannc\Downloads\nodraw.epd 4/17/2020 8:37:22 PM Level: 1440 Seconds Analyzing engine: Crystal-x64-mingw 1 Avoid move: Best move (Crystal-x64-mingw): a5-a6 Not found in: 24:00 Found 746 tablebases 2/3 00:00 249k 19,128k +0.41 Re3+ Kd5 Bg...
by acase
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position a6!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Test Position a6!!

OK, thank you Louis. For some strange reason Stockfish doesn't find it on my computer (must be the dumb luck MP thing) Actually, I see what you mean. Here's my second search with Stockfish: info depth 70 seldepth 55 multipv 1 score cp 0 nodes 126850374229 nps 49380353 hashfull 1000 tbhits 0 time 25...
by acase
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position a6!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Test Position a6!!

I'm guessing no other engines found the 1.a6!! move, just as I thought. As a side note I should mention that Sting-sf is the ONLY engine that finds the move out of ones I have and finds the move quickly every time (Komodo and Crystal are hit and miss). I'll admit that there might be more out there ...
by acase
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position a6!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Test Position a6!!

I'm guessing no other engines found the 1.a6!! move, just as I thought. As a side note I should mention that Sting-sf is the ONLY engine that finds the move out of ones I have and finds the move quickly every time (Komodo and Crystal are hit and miss). I'll admit that there might be more out there b...