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by Spliffjiffer
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Really difficult mate
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Really difficult mate

yes, to trick machines with lets say multi PV first and let them now think in single PV or give them inside with multiple variation before and let them run again (oc with the filled hashes) is known to myself...the point was (until now at least) that not nearly every position can be handled like thi...
by Spliffjiffer
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Really difficult mate
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Really difficult mate

a well known nice old problem...the solution is the given one and afaict it is correct (never found anything better) :-)...the initial and 9. Kc8 are the critical moves to find (for engines)
by Spliffjiffer
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!
Replies: 118
Views: 13146

Re: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!

damn, this end came from an edge we didnt expect, now its over :-)
by Spliffjiffer
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: SF 10 and Zugzwang - Nullmove disable?
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: SF 10 and Zugzwang - Nullmove disable?

McCainX has such an option implemented...MikeB is the author and it is a fork of SF...it does not bahave exactly as SF does but mainly very similar, if thats enough for you that would be my recommendation...i dont know wether i can give the link but you can find it in this forum easily
by Spliffjiffer
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: stockfish's positional understanding better than 2700
Replies: 5
Views: 843

Re: stockfish's positional understanding better than 2700

its a long tournament near the end, people get exausted and Sam was disappointed by his blunder before...when things accumulate humans make mistakes easier...if he would have been fresh im sure he had not resigned and saw the draw !!?
by Spliffjiffer
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BT2630 position 15
Replies: 13
Views: 1450

Re: BT2630 position 15

the good old BTx-testsuites...still good for testing Leela imo :-)...not the only questionable testposition in this suite...an other one (beyond others) is No.4: [d]5r1k/1P4pp/3P1p2/4p3/1P5P/3q2P1/Q2b2K1/B3R3 w - - 0 1 bm Qf7 ...well thats probably correct but is it winning ? i analysed this positio...
by Spliffjiffer
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing Chess is weakly solved
Replies: 5
Views: 1179

Re: Losing Chess is weakly solved

"Losing Chess" is a variation of classical "chess"...aha, thank you @sysygy (i didnt read at all, opened the site, saw the startpos and 1.e3 and left the website, ill try to be more careful next time, thx)...seems im currently on an unlucky stint on commenting things im not interested nor competent ...
by Spliffjiffer
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Losing Chess is weakly solved
Replies: 5
Views: 1179

Re: Losing Chess is weakly solved

1.e3 wins, yeah, i think we had this ardy some time ago, sry...in view of the circumstance that this statement has to be one more big hoax in my REALLY honest opinion, i wonder if u might possibly be in relationship with "Lyudmil" (whom i learned to honor with time passing by)...let me give u this f...
by Spliffjiffer
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 2018 World Chess Championship
Replies: 5
Views: 928

Re: 2018 World Chess Championship

yes, the replys were correct...of course after the possible blitz-draws, an amageddon would have been started in which black had won the title if he were able to draw this last game :-)
by Spliffjiffer
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: News from AlphaZero
Replies: 17
Views: 2696

Re: News from AlphaZero

evolution is in full progress (as always)...im so amazed by these new things going on right now...its seems to be a revolution from my pov...
thank u very much for the link Javier :-)