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by Modern Times
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/15, 40/2 and FRC lists updated (27th March 2021)
Replies: 6
Views: 852

Re: CCRL 40/15, 40/2 and FRC lists updated (27th March 2021)

Kieren Pearson wrote:
Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:38 pm
+99 elo compared to Halogen 10 1CPU! Thanks for testing and I’m very happy with 3291 Blitz rating
It was a good result ! How much progress do you think you've made with Halogen since v10 ?
by Modern Times
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 83
Views: 2276

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

It's not Linux that is the problem nowadays. It's the fact that there are applications that people either need or want to use that don't run on Linux. Some examples have been mentioned in his thread: MSOffice Photoshop LightRoom CaptureOne ChessBase Fritz Eizo ColorNavigator Lots of audio / video p...
by Modern Times
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 83
Views: 2276

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

The operating system is not the most important piece of software: the applications are. Most users don't buy a computer to run an operating system, they buy it to run applications . Then they choose the operating system that runs most of those applications. In my case, I was contemplating to move o...
by Modern Times
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1152
Views: 231874

Re: Banksia GUI released

phhnguyen wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:27 am
Modern Times wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:20 am
OK... is that your cat ?
Do you mean my avatar's photo? Yes! Unfortunately, he doesn't like BanksiaGUI. Whenever I start working with BSG I have to solve his problem first :D
He just wants to help :)
by Modern Times
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney April
Replies: 17
Views: 664

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney April

[edit] zappaRB (Zappa Mexico II on a 10 core i9-10900, the world champion of 2005) ended on the 22 place, software really has improved a lot. Actually I think Zappa Mexico 2 was later, this is just what I've been told. Yes Zappa Mexico II was last in the line, about 2-3 years later. Software has in...
by Modern Times
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 83
Views: 2276

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

Check out this article for two visually stunning Linux distros:

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ga ... x-desktop/

Garuda and Deepin. The latter is Chinese based so likely to be banned by the U.S. on a whim :D
by Modern Times
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Looking for Polyglot Book
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Looking for Polyglot Book

Sedat's "Perfect" books have a polyglot version.
by Modern Times
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1152
Views: 231874

Re: Banksia GUI released

OK... is that your cat ?
by Modern Times
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Which version of Ethereal should I use for inter i7 ?
Replies: 11
Views: 671

Re: Which version of Ethereal should I use for inter i7 ?

Use the one that is fastest on your machine.
by Modern Times
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CEGT - rating lists March 28th 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 2174

Re: CEGT - rating lists March 28th 2021

Werner wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:37 pm
here are my results after 30 sec
KDragon 1.0 x64 1CPU (MCTS) AVX2 : 41 nps
KDragon 1.0 x64 1CPU (MCTS) no AVX2: 32 nps

Similar ratio here:

KDragon 1.0 x64 1CPU (MCTS) AVX2 : 54 nps
KDragon 1.0 x64 1CPU (MCTS) no AVX2: 41 nps