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by FICGS
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Correspondence chess championship
Replies: 18
Views: 2193

Correspondence chess championship

Dear chessfriends, the FICGS chess WCH (correspondence chess championship, 30 days + 1 day/move) will start on march 1st, 2020... registration is still free! Current waiting list: http://www.ficgs.com/waiting_list_ficgs_chess_wch.html Registration: https://ficgs.com/register.html FICGS mobile versio...
by FICGS
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Chess apps for Android & Facebook
Replies: 0
Views: 2083

Chess apps for Android & Facebook

Hi all, Did anyone test one of these new applications to play rapid/blitz through Android, Web or Facebook? What do you think about elo estimation? English - https://playchess.app - Facebook - https://apps.facebook.com/playchess_app ... or Android ( https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com....
by FICGS
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Lc0 wins, but Stockfish is still the best?
Replies: 44
Views: 9465

Re: Lc0 wins, but Stockfish is still the best?

Well, Stockfish still being the best or not, how much time before all centaur players use a neural network based chess engine? Not so long IMHO (less than 5 years?). Interesting years to come.
by FICGS
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: benchmark new smartphones:
Replies: 294
Views: 128591

Re: benchmark new smartphones:

It would be interesting (but quite difficult, most probably) to get such data after 1000 hours of use and so on...
by FICGS
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Games you're proud of
Replies: 12
Views: 10427

Re: Games you're proud of

Not so quickly... but surprisingly, yes ^^
by FICGS
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus
Replies: 8
Views: 7084

Re: A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus

Haha, yes that was quite a non-event :)
by FICGS
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Best site for downloading pgn files?
Replies: 3
Views: 4987

Re: Best site for downloading pgn files?

Why not just converting chessbase mega-databases into pgn files then? :)
by FICGS
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Games you're proud of
Replies: 12
Views: 10427

Re: Games you're proud of

Hi Graham,

I'll go with this one... just finished.

http://www.ficgs.com/game_101545.html

What is funny is that I pushed the "resign" button after Kf2 before changing my mind, just to see the end... then win (luckily, probably)
by FICGS
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What's a novelty?
Replies: 8
Views: 2298

Re: What's a novelty?

"made the news", really ? :)

Anyway, when there are news, there is money, so there is no rule anymore IMHO...
by FICGS
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Human humiliates in bullet to the supercomputer playing e4
Replies: 44
Views: 10500

Re: Human humiliates in bullet to the supercomputer playing

Is there any problem with the game board? It doesn't go further than move 1... :/