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by rcmaddox
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: In Praise of The King
Replies: 33
Views: 2997

Re: In Praise of The King

The King still surprises me sometimes. This is v3.12, from Chessmaster 9000 in 2002, on old hardware, getting around 585KNPS, and finding a mate in 15 in four seconds. I tried several other engines, and only Crafty 25 (JA build) came close at 7 seconds (at 1 core, like The King), even though it nee...
by rcmaddox
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: In Praise of The King
Replies: 33
Views: 2997

Re: In Praise of The King

The King still surprises me sometimes. This is v3.12, from Chessmaster 9000 in 2002, on old hardware, getting around 585KNPS, and finding a mate in 15 in four seconds. I tried several other engines, and only Crafty 25 (JA build) came close at 7 seconds (at 1 core, like The King), even though it nee...
by rcmaddox
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Bugs in Arena 3.5.1
Replies: 23
Views: 3263

Re: Bugs in Arena 3.5.1

Arena 3.5.1 is not without bugs but I haven't experienced the three mentioned.
by rcmaddox
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 16 UCI Engine x64
Replies: 7
Views: 2251

Re: Fritz 16 UCI Engine x64

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/show-hidden-files-in-windows-7/ - this tutorial makes hidden files visible, but I cannot see any Fritz 16 x64 UCI engine there. Norbert According to Chessbase, whether a 64 bit or 32 bit executable gets installed depends on which 64 bit cpu you have. see t...
by rcmaddox
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: GUI Fritz 15 Updates
Replies: 2
Views: 679

Re: GUI Fritz 15 Updates

I can answer for Windows 7 ---->> C:\Users\Your Folder\AppData\Local\ChessBase\Updates
by rcmaddox
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Two Shredder Classic 5 Matches
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: Two Shredder Classic 5 Matches

Surprisingly strong.
by rcmaddox
Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rybka Pricing
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Rybka Pricing

I went looking to buy Deep Rybka 4 since I never got around to buying that engine. It turns out that you can still buy Rybka 4 but the cost seems high. rybkachess.com: Deep Rybka 4 UCI Download (No interface) $83.86 ChessOK: Deep Rybka (4.1) with Aquarium 2011 $107.00 Chessbase: Deep Rybka 4 with Fr...
by rcmaddox
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC 10
Replies: 229
Views: 53522

Re: TCEC 10

Link to live PGN: http://tcec.chessdom.com/live/live.pgn Thanks for that. Hiarcs Chess Explorer is a great way to follow the games. But can you yak with the crowd using that? Or do you run it in a separate window? Separate window. I'm not much of a yakker myself but I do enjoy following the chat.
by rcmaddox
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC 10
Replies: 229
Views: 53522

Re: TCEC 10

AdminX wrote:Link to live PGN:

http://tcec.chessdom.com/live/live.pgn
Thanks for that. Hiarcs Chess Explorer is a great way to follow the games.
by rcmaddox
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mate in 11 Zugzwang Test Position
Replies: 20
Views: 2256

Re: Mate in 11 Zugzwang Test Position

Martin Hertz wrote: Fritz 3 and Wchess cannot be tested, because they are buggy at this position, showing a wrong mate in 5.
Shredder 13 likewise reports an incorrect mate in 5.