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by Michael Neish
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strongest Python Open-Source Engine
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Re: Strongest Python Open-Source Engine

Thanks again to all those who replied. There's a lot of material there for sure. :)
by Michael Neish
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strongest Python Open-Source Engine
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Re: Strongest Python Open-Source Engine

Excellent. Thanks everyone. :)
by Michael Neish
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strongest Python Open-Source Engine
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Strongest Python Open-Source Engine

Hi everyone, I'm interested in learning Python, and I'd like to do so in the same way as I learned C++, which was by studying a Chess engine (something that I'm interested in, rather than watching some boring tutorial) written in that language. With that in mind, could someone tell me what the stron...
by Michael Neish
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AlphaZero Chess is not that strong ...
Replies: 163
Views: 31378

Re: AlphaZero Chess is not that strong ...

For traditional engines, how many extra Elo points does an extra ply of search add to its strength? I thought 50 points, but that's from memory. It could have been 30 or something entirely different. If AlphaGo had a x16 hardware advantage (as someone mentioned sometime ago), then assuming a branchi...
by Michael Neish
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC 10
Replies: 229
Views: 59513

Re: TCEC 10

Thanks.
by Michael Neish
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC 10
Replies: 229
Views: 59513

Re: TCEC 10

Sorry if I'm behind the curve on this, but can't the games be viewed in real time online any more?
by Michael Neish
Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Possible Test Position?
Replies: 12
Views: 1711

Re: Possible Test Position?

Mike, I didn't quite catch the conditions in which the game was played, but the master class has been archived. If you have a spare hour or so, you may enjoy it. :)

https://livestream.com/gibchess/events/ ... /147689334
by Michael Neish
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Possible Test Position?
Replies: 12
Views: 1711

Re: Possible Test Position?

Vincent, remember that Rxf5 is for White's next move after f5 on the previous move. How long does Stockfish take to find f5?

Michael.
by Michael Neish
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Possible Test Position?
Replies: 12
Views: 1711

Re: Possible Test Position?

very nice position, can't post analysis right now but it seems very difficult for the latest SF at very least. hopefully will be included in future test suites if it isnt already. Happy to help! I just hope I didn't mishear what he said. I think he said that even today's engines can take half an ho...
by Michael Neish
Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Possible Test Position?
Replies: 12
Views: 1711

Possible Test Position?

I haven't posted here for ages. Anyway, Topalov is currently giving a master class live at the Gibraltar Masters. http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.com/live17/masterclass.htm Literally a few minutes ago, he discussed a position that (I think) arose in a game that he played blindfold. The winning mov...