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by FBX
Mon Nov 21, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: strange evaluation behavior with Stockfish:
Replies: 6
Views: 1342

Re: strange evaluation behavior with Stockfish:

[d]8/8/7k/6R1/5P1p/5K1b/8/8 b - - With Lomonosov table bases (http://tb7.chessok.com/probe) this is a draw after 1...Be6, 1...Bd7, but not 1...Bc8 (Rg8-h8+xh4). Frankly, if have never seen that type of fortress before. It's about to happen in one of my CC games on ICCF. That's how I discovered this...
by FBX
Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: strange evaluation behavior with Stockfish:
Replies: 6
Views: 1342

strange evaluation behavior with Stockfish:

Turn endgame databases off and watch Stockfish's eval skyrocket: 8/8/7k/6R1/5P1p/5K1b/8/8 b - - Now of course having endgame TBs would make this a moot point, but I happened upon this behavior well earlier in a game I was analyzing. Stockfish kept claiming white is winning, while Komodo felt it was ...
by FBX
Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Syzygy EGTB's via Torrent Thread
Replies: 71
Views: 14167

Re: Syzygy EGTB's via Torrent Thread

Has anyone seen any performance differences between accessing these EGTB files on SSD v. External drive? I would assume there has to be some speed improvement seeing as how SSD access is always faster than moving parts. BTW, I had to chuckle at your sig. Looks like you're just about to get that ICC...
by FBX
Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Syzygy EGTB's via Torrent Thread
Replies: 71
Views: 14167

Re: Syzygy EGTB's via Torrent Thread

Took a while for my account to get activated, but I wanted to register to say that the release of Houdini 4 and Dr. Houdart's endorsement of the Syzygy TGTBs is going to cause mass downloading. I've been downloading them all week long non-stop, and still have about 50 GB to go. It's sort of frustrat...