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by mkchan
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: INTERESTING Engines with Unique Styles (Unlike SF)
Replies: 56
Views: 3882

Re: INTERESTING Engines with Unique Styles (Unlike SF)

With regards to WyldChess, I created this personalities feature inspired by Rodent and specifically made a "Drunk Attacker" personality which was originally intended to emulate Alekhine because I loved the way he develops his attacks even though they aren't always sound. It's a fairly simple idea: ...
by mkchan
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: INTERESTING Engines with Unique Styles (Unlike SF)
Replies: 56
Views: 3882

Re: INTERESTING Engines with Unique Styles (Unlike SF)

With regards to WyldChess, I created this personalities feature inspired by Rodent and specifically made a "Drunk Attacker" personality which was originally intended to emulate Alekhine because I loved the way he develops his attacks even though they aren't always sound. It's a fairly simple idea: j...
by mkchan
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Noob question on Zobrist Hashing and TT
Replies: 16
Views: 2013

Re: Noob question on Zobrist Hashing and TT

You need to hash random numbers that map to each piece-color-square, to the side to move, to the enpassant square (or file or whatever encoding you use) and to the castling rights (distinct key for each of the 4 possible castling types among KQkq). Example code: https://github.com/Mk-Chan/libchess/b...
by mkchan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Polish users cut off from TalkChess
Replies: 55
Views: 43005

Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

I'm in India and I'm still blocked. The cheapest way may not be the easiest for non-technical users but what I do is use the free nano VM on Google cloud platform to proxy into here.
by mkchan
Sat May 23, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Forbidden
Replies: 55
Views: 9218

Re: Forbidden

India is blocked too, I had to finally use a us-central based proxy to get in
by mkchan
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?
Replies: 70
Views: 15203

Re: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?

This thread is full of eristic intent and sophistry from the author. I vote we shut the thread down as non-productive.
by mkchan
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?
Replies: 70
Views: 15203

Re: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?

To me this seems more of an attack directed at CCRL team than actually getting to the point. From what I read, the issue is the advertised 40/4 | 40/40 which are actually scaled to some CPU that was decided when the website was started. They clearly state, right at the start, approximates for moder...
by mkchan
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?
Replies: 70
Views: 15203

Re: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?

To me this seems more of an attack directed at CCRL team than actually getting to the point. From what I read, the issue is the advertised 40/4 | 40/40 which are actually scaled to some CPU that was decided when the website was started. They clearly state, right at the start, approximates for moder...
by mkchan
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?
Replies: 70
Views: 15203

Re: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?

To me this seems more of an attack directed at CCRL team than actually getting to the point. From what I read, the issue is the advertised 40/4 | 40/40 which are actually scaled to some CPU that was decided when the website was started. They clearly state, right at the start, approximates for moder...
by mkchan
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?
Replies: 70
Views: 15203

Re: CCRL Chess Engine Match Standards. How obsolete are they?

To me this seems more of an attack directed at CCRL team than actually getting to the point. From what I read, the issue is the advertised 40/4 | 40/40 which are actually scaled to some CPU that was decided when the website was started. They clearly state, right at the start, approximates for moder...