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by egiovannotti
Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: World Computer Chess Championship
Replies: 169
Views: 35763

Re: World Computer Chess Championship

It happened with Komodo in the final of TCEC 10, it was unfair that they did not allow an update when it was clear that something was wrong in Komodo, but there were some rules and they can not be ignored. In the same way, there were some rules in WCCC and Rybka could not ignore them, even if they w...
by egiovannotti
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini with a six point lead near the halfway point of TCEC
Replies: 56
Views: 16305

Re: Houdini with a six point lead near the halfway point of

For me, the progress of Houdini goes hand in hand with the Stockfish and if the latter does not have significant progress there is very little to improve in Houdini and rather, with so little time, Houdart runs the risk of introducing a bug.
by egiovannotti
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC 10
Replies: 229
Views: 62863

Re: TCEC 10

Stockfish is first engine, which goes WHOLE season UNBEATEN!! No word on that in chessdom page? Let's compare. Komodo goes undefeated in the chess.com speed championship but misses qualifying for the final by .5 points. This goes unreported in the chess.com website. No one cares. Stockfish goes und...
by egiovannotti
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC Season 10 announced
Replies: 105
Views: 37949

Re: TCEC Season 10 announced

There should be a semifinal with 4 engines.
by egiovannotti
Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (2nd April 2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (2nd April 2017)

FRC is fascinating. Thank you very much for your invaluable work!
by egiovannotti
Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:42 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: TESTING KOMODO 10 - 1920 GAMES
Replies: 7
Views: 2158

Re: TESTING KOMODO 10 - 1920 GAMES

TESTING KOMODO 10.2: 960 GAMES 6 real cores Ponder: Off. GUI: Fritz 14 Book: Perfect 2014c – Limit 5 moves. Sedat – No tablebases. No RTB used. Hash 512 Relative Speed: 29.54 Knodes per second: 14.177 Fixed Time Control 4+0 Komodo 10.2 64-bit_X6_NOB - Stockfish 081016 64 POPCNT_6 25.0 - 35.0 +3/=44...
by egiovannotti
Fri Nov 18, 2016 5:29 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (5th November 2016)
Replies: 21
Views: 3500

Re: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (5th November 201

Very interesting the FRC. There should be more diffusion of tournaments of this type. The games quickly become chaotic.
Thanks Ray!
by egiovannotti
Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (5th November 2016)
Replies: 21
Views: 3500

Re: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (5th November 201

Modern Times wrote:I probably won't buy Shredder 13, so you won't see that.

I'll be starting Komodo and Stockfish this week. I think I'll buy Houdini 5 so that should follow. I don't run games that often now and there is a backlog unfortunately.
Thank you very much!
by egiovannotti
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (5th November 2016)
Replies: 21
Views: 3500

Re: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (5th November 201

Modern Times wrote:
egiovannotti wrote:Hi Graham. There are plans to update "CCRL 404FRC"? Thank you!
What engine in particular are you interested in ?
Hi, Ray. Komodo 10.2, Stockfish 8, Houdini 5, Shredder 13 and Fire 5; in that order. Thank you!