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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: 31
Views: 1047

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: 1137
Views: 229072

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: 16
Views: 576

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: 31
Views: 1047

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: 3
Views: 137

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: 1137
Views: 229072

Re: Banksia GUI released

OK... is that your cat ?
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: 1772

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
by Modern Times
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CEGT - rating lists March 28th 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 1772

Re: CEGT - rating lists March 28th 2021

I am beginning to suspect that on some older machines Dragon MCTS may run slower and/or sometimes crash with AVX2. The results I posted above. shown again below, were definitely not old hardware. No crashes, no losses on time. Totally reliable. Score of Stockfish 11 vs Dragon By Komodo MCTS: 280 - ...
by Modern Times
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/15, 40/2 and FRC lists updated (4th April 2021)
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Re: CCRL 40/15, 40/2 and FRC lists updated (4th April 2021)

Graham Banks wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:11 pm
40/2 FRC testing since the last update report (thanks to Ray):

Demolito 2021-04-03 64-bit (in progress)
This has been completed.