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by lauriet
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Writing bugs
Replies: 66
Views: 10866

Re: Writing bugs

I've spotted the error. You are using C.

It's like using the large hadron collide to change a flat tyre.
by lauriet
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Wiki
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Wiki

Hey,
Has anyone download the chess programming wiki and are willing to send me a zip file ???

Thanks
Laurie
by lauriet
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: I'm not very happy with the do {} while() statement in C
Replies: 111
Views: 28404

Re: I'm not very happy with the do {} while() statement in C

Hmmmmmmm !!!

What has this got to do with "not happy with do while" ???
by lauriet
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: I'm not very happy with the do {} while() statement in C
Replies: 111
Views: 28404

Re: I'm not very happy with the do {} while() statement in C

The "Pascal way" is to use boolean variables. I have never felt the need to use goto or break:

Done := False;
while not done
{
do stuff;
do stuff;
Done := Some test;
if not done then
{
do stuff;
do stuff;
}
}
by lauriet
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: LurKing on FICS
Replies: 0
Views: 569

LurKing on FICS

Hey Bob,
Can you say how you cripple the LurKing range of software on the FICS.

Laurie
by lauriet
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Looking for advices
Replies: 27
Views: 6643

Re: Looking for advices

I can only agree with the comments so far. You need to start with a simple implementation and progressively adding each feature making sure you understand how it is working and it is doing what you think it is......bug free. From your post, it is obviously not bug free. If you can't figure out the b...
by lauriet
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: TT in Qsearch
Replies: 4
Views: 1255

Re: TT in Qsearch

I should have mentioned I'm only using a single thread.
by lauriet
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: TT in Qsearch
Replies: 4
Views: 1255

TT in Qsearch

Hi all,
Just a quick question: Should I try for a TT score in the Qsearch first, before generating the capture moves ?

Laurie
by lauriet
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: see
Replies: 27
Views: 5504

Re: see

Sounds like a lot of processing for a little gain ???
Has anybody got data on if it effective in increasing ELO ?
by lauriet
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: see
Replies: 27
Views: 5504

Re: see

Hi all.
With all this talk about SEE........
I dont have it in my program, so can someone explain what to do with it once you have calculated it ?
How would it improve my program, what are the gains.


Laurie (LTchess)