Search found 209 matches

by Kotlov
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Fairy-Max and chess variants rules generalization question to HGM
Replies: 11
Views: 334

Re: Fairy-Max and chess variants rules generalization question to HGM

maksimKorzh wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:52 pm
n.
Say in... I don't know 70th-80th which goals did programmers set up in regards to chess?
Were the goals limited by the hardware of that time?
Очевидно же
by Kotlov
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Knight odds test blitz match dragon vs GM Lenderman
Replies: 45
Views: 1739

Re: Knight odds test blitz match dragon vs GM Lenderman

I truly believe that after you give a Knight odds to any GM rated above 2675, once he realized that the position is equal having the same or equal amount of time left, once Komodo Dragon level the position there is no reason to continue against an engine rated over 650 rating points above the GM CC...
by Kotlov
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Attack table initialization with magic bitboards
Replies: 6
Views: 561

Re: Attack table initialization with magic bitboards

Here is my code for magic, maybe it helps ... #define POPCNT __builtin_popcountll // popcount #define SWAP __builtin_bswap64 // swap BB #define LB __builtin_ctzll // minor bit index ((b)&(-(b))) #define MB(_b) (0x3F^__builtin_clzll(_b)) // major bit index #define CL(_b) _b&=_b-1 // clear bit #define...
by Kotlov
Tue Dec 01, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Python chess engine
Replies: 14
Views: 2778

Re: Python chess engine

python too slow
by Kotlov
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Official Release of Ethereal 12.50
Replies: 23
Views: 5134

Re: Official Release of Ethereal 12.50

AndrewGrant wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:05 am
Hello all. Today we are officially releasing Ethereal 12.50.
Great work!
by Kotlov
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: I don't want to give up
Replies: 70
Views: 17988

Re: I don't want to give up

When did "giving up" become an option? :wink: I'm tired of explaining this but for those that have not heard it before. I was born with a learning disability. I guess more accurately a memory disability. I can't remember from one minute to the next what I am doing especially when I lose focus. And ...
by Kotlov
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Is cloning a hobby?
Replies: 79
Views: 15242

Re: Is cloning a hobby?

"Taking ideas is not a vice, it is a virtue. We have another word for this. It is called learning. But sharing ideas is an even greater virtue. We have another word for this. It is called teaching." But sometimes it’s different. You make your own code, find some ideas on your own, think to yourself...
by Kotlov
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess programming on YouTube: NOBODY CARES?
Replies: 44
Views: 10529

Re: Chess programming on YouTube: NOBODY CARES?

Главное что бы самому нравилось.
by Kotlov
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Data structure choice for TT
Replies: 35
Views: 15686

Re: Data structure choice for TT

OliverBr wrote:
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:21 am
Nevertheless I would guess that a better random generator yold in a better distribution over the slots.
Not better, just different.