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by amchess
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 127
Views: 31384

Re: ShashChess

The three options are for the bootstrapping approach on the position.
After, the engine will adapt itself dynamically.
by amchess
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BrainLearn
Replies: 92
Views: 14020

Re: BrainLearn

abgursu wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:52 pm
What kind of changes in learning did you implement with this version?
The standard learning is only improved.
The q-learning is the novelty.
Both of them are fixed thanks to Omar Khalid.
by amchess
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 127
Views: 31384

Re: ShashChess

I was given Shashin's book: Best Play a few years ago by a friend who works for a book distributor. I looked at it for a day or two and put it away on a self thinking: this is of no use to me (long time USCF 2000+ player) and it was way too complicated to consciously use. But, I realized it kind of...
by amchess
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 127
Views: 31384

Re: ShashChess

With this version we achieved our first important goal: More hard positions solved than Houdini in the tactical version: https://github.com/amchess/ShashChess/wiki/Test-suite-results at least the same strength as base Stockfish https://github.com/amchess/ShashChess/wiki/Matches The demonstration of ...
by amchess
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 127
Views: 31384

Re: ShashChess

Andrea, I suppose you introduced some important novelty to release a new version so soon after the previous one. I could see that there was another parameter in the learning files. How much does it change the learning? Could you give some additional explanations? This is a minor version. No other b...
by amchess
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BrainLearn
Replies: 92
Views: 14020

Re: BrainLearn

BrainLearn 9.1 https://github.com/amchess/BrainLearn/releases/tag/9.1 Many thanks to Omar Khalid patch on learning Stockfish patch Author: Stefan Geschwentner Date: Mon Jul 6 17:56:18 2020 +0200 Timestamp: 1594050978 Add a rank based bonus for blocked pawns. Fix for overevaluated blocked pawns on th...
by amchess
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 127
Views: 31384

Re: ShashChess

ShashChess 12.1 https://github.com/amchess/ShashChess/releases/tag/12.1 Many thanks to Omar Khalid patch on learning Stockfish patch Author: Stefan Geschwentner Date: Mon Jul 6 17:56:18 2020 +0200 Timestamp: 1594050978 Add a rank based bonus for blocked pawns. Fix for overevaluated blocked pawns on ...
by amchess
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BrainLearn
Replies: 92
Views: 14020

Re: BrainLearn

[What is Q-learning? I never heard of it before. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/fishcooking/6IzmiSCB8lg Thanks for the link, Andrea, interesting stuff. If I may ask another question again, what does Q-learning do with existing experience- files generated by "Standard" option in new BrainLe...
by amchess
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BrainLearn
Replies: 92
Views: 14020

Re: BrainLearn

[What is Q-learning? I never heard of it before. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/fishcooking/6IzmiSCB8lg Thanks for the link, Andrea, interesting stuff. If I may ask another question again, what does Q-learning do with existing experience- files generated by "Standard" option in new BrainLe...
by amchess
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 127
Views: 31384

Re: ShashChess

It's a pleasure to annonce the new ShashChess 12 release with a lot of novelties: ... Hi ! I tested ShashChess 12 on the Hard-Talkchess-2020 set and I saw a strange thing : the search is NOT consistent with 1 thread when I restart the engine on the same position. I tested with this position : 1nb3r...