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by jstanback
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Wasp 3.60 available (for DGT Pi too, for chess computer lovers)
Replies: 22
Views: 4837

Re: Wasp 3.60 available (for DGT Pi too, for chess computer lovers)

Hi Ted, I agree. Wasp is 3028 on the latest CCRL list, I have it at 2845 on my Raspberry Pi 3b+. The wasp.uci code shows the top level at 2654 191 elo lower. So 1556 could be 1765, unless there’s an equation to work out the levels difference rather than deduct 191 throughout. Al. Here are the equat...
by jstanback
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Wasp 3.50 by John Stanback available!
Replies: 32
Views: 4726

Re: Wasp 3.50 by John Stanback available!

Hi Guenther, The syntax for UCI commands should be setoption name Hash value 512 and go movetime 15000. I ran Wasp 3.5 for 60s on the position after move 18. Bd3 with 512M Hash. Wasp switched from a5 after about 1.3 seconds. I don't know what happened in the game, but it could be whatever happened t...
by jstanback
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Wasp 3.50 by John Stanback available!
Replies: 32
Views: 4726

Re: Wasp randomizing?

Thanks Frank for hosting Wasp on your website and for testing the beta versions! Later today I will send Frank a Linux compile for older CPU's and also a RPi-3b compile. John While doing some tests with various opponents vs. LC0 with a dist. NN11258, I noticed an astonishing blunder in a Wasp game ...
by jstanback
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Troubled Waters 4CPU
Replies: 16
Views: 1829

Re: Troubled Waters 4CPU

Thanks Graham!
by jstanback
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Wasp 3.50 by John Stanback available!
Replies: 32
Views: 4726

Re: Wasp 3.50 by John Stanback available!

I sent Frank an update which includes a binary for Raspberry Pi 3b and 3 binaries for linux for different generation CPU's as explained in the updated release notes. There is no change to the Intel binaries. For AMD Ryzen as well as Intel Haswell and greater CPU's the "modern" binaries should be fas...
by jstanback
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Wasp 3.50 by John Stanback available!
Replies: 32
Views: 4726

Re: Wasp 3.50 by John Stanback available!

Thanks Frank for hosting Wasp on your website and for testing the beta versions!

Later today I will send Frank a Linux compile for older CPU's and also a RPi-3b compile.

John
by jstanback
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Lazy SMP and 44 cores
Replies: 21
Views: 3878

Re: Lazy SMP and 44 cores

There are a few things which I could imagine makes Lazy SMP less effective in Winter. Eg There are no reductions at the root node and Winter does not use the history heuristic in any way at the moment, so the search is less stochastic. The scheme I ended up coming up with was to use the one describ...
by jstanback
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release
Replies: 23
Views: 5433

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

I just recompiled McBrain 9.9 and McCain v2 and sent my Windows exe's to Michael.

John
by jstanback
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship
Replies: 279
Views: 49854

Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

[ That jump assumes that all engines have NUMA support. It is my understanding that only Stockfish, Houdini, Texel, and Ethereal have such support. I'm tempted to add Komodo into that too, based on some chats with Mark, but I don't know that first hand. The key to decent NUMA support is to have eac...
by jstanback
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship
Replies: 279
Views: 49854

Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

[ That jump assumes that all engines have NUMA support. It is my understanding that only Stockfish, Houdini, Texel, and Ethereal have such support. I'm tempted to add Komodo into that too, based on some chats with Mark, but I don't know that first hand. The key to decent NUMA support is to have eac...