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by Leo
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 'Deus X' Unveiled as FAT FRITZ PROJECT...
Replies: 44
Views: 2084

Re: 'Deus X' Unveiled as FAT FRITZ PROJECT...

I am curious how strong Fat Fritz really is.
by Leo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?
Replies: 24
Views: 786

Re: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?

Sesse wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:34 pm
noobpwnftw wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:32 pm
I hope I'd live long enough to see Olympics played electronically. :D
Just measure genetics + some physical parameters and decide the winner? :-P
Hilarious. I still say Serena Williams is doing steroids.
by Leo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?
Replies: 24
Views: 786

Re: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?

Sesse wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:56 pm
lkaufman wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:25 pm
According to talkchess posts, Houdini was sponsored by an Arab Sheikh. I don't have any direct knowledge of that.
I thought that was Hydra.
They did that one too.
by Leo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 237 Mn/s for Stockfish on an 2xEPYC 7742
Replies: 20
Views: 809

Re: 237 Mn/s for Stockfish on an 2xEPYC 7742

It looks like 64 cores would cost $5,000.
by Leo
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: future of top engines:how much more elo?
Replies: 124
Views: 8468

Re: future of top engines:how much more elo?

after the latest stf6 komodo 8 etc, i wonder how much elo more can be achieve via programming,on the same hardware of course. 100,200,300 elo more? it could be a poll but anyway just a "food of thought" my personal feeling not more than 100 elo. more? it would be a miracle dont forget pls on the sa...
by Leo
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: future of top engines:how much more elo?
Replies: 124
Views: 8468

Re: future of top engines:how much more elo?

It would be interesting to know how much a 75-100 ply search and beyond would increase elo.
by Leo
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hiarcs 14 on promotion uci move format
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: Hiarcs 14 on promotion uci move format

Thanks. I didn't know much of that. I guess in its day it was used by GMs for openings. And that's still so. Hiarcs to me (and most corr.- players I know) is much more the GUI HCE (Hiarcs Chess Explorer) than the engine. It's online- books are monthly updated for abo- users (only) and I don't know ...
by Leo
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hiarcs 14 on promotion uci move format
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: Hiarcs 14 on promotion uci move format

Can Hiarcs be used by chess engines? If it can, how good is it? I know very little about it. Hiarcs is a Chess engine. It's... huh, Top 41 engine, weaker than Rodent III and Critter 1.6a, to name a few. However, for commercial engines it's the top 6 engine, just after Komodo, Houdini, Shredder, Fri...
by Leo
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hiarcs 14 on promotion uci move format
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: Hiarcs 14 on promotion uci move format

Can Hiarcs be used by chess engines? If it can, how good is it? I know very little about it.