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by CMCanavessi
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!
Replies: 112
Views: 7126

Re: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!

Very true ... I think that SF even on 1000 cores would still lose to Lc0 some pretty spectacular games. I mean just look at yesterday's loss ... out of the opening and each engine plays a few moves by itself and you have this position [d]r2q1k1r/3b1pp1/1p2p2p/p2pP2P/P1p2P2/3B4/2P1QBP1/R3K2R w KQ - ...
by CMCanavessi
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Barbarossa 0.5.0 released
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Barbarossa 0.5.0 released

Awesome!
by CMCanavessi
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Any news from Thomas Petzke ?
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Re: Any news from Thomas Petzke ?

Hi, all is well. I'm working from time to time on a new version. It will be a SMP version then and maybe a little bit stronger than version 3 but not by a large amount. I have no idea when it will be ready for release. Maybe later this year. I rewrote some crucial parts in the engine for the SMP st...
by CMCanavessi
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!
Replies: 112
Views: 7126

Re: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!

I think GPU's being used for chess will be only a temporary thing as for chess a much better solution would be to use cards that are specifically designed to do NN and nothing to do with graphics. This will probably become very common very soon and some kind of hardware equation needs to be agreed ...
by CMCanavessi
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!
Replies: 112
Views: 7126

Re: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!

I think GPU's being used for chess will be only a temporary thing as for chess a much better solution would be to use cards that are specifically designed to do NN and nothing to do with graphics. This will probably become very common very soon and some kind of hardware equation needs to be agreed ...
by CMCanavessi
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Engine Poll
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Re: Chess Engine Poll

Graham Banks wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:30 pm
CMCanavessi wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:54 pm
SF has contempt which sucks for analyzing. I mainly use Houdini.
Did you cast your vote?
For some weird reason, i can't.
by CMCanavessi
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Engine Poll
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Re: Chess Engine Poll

SF has contempt which sucks for analyzing. I mainly use Houdini.
by CMCanavessi
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!
Replies: 112
Views: 7126

Re: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!

Leela about to go +3, SF fans already using excuses like "hardware disadvantage" or "no book"... gimme a break.
by CMCanavessi
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo MCTS Progress.
Replies: 6
Views: 837

Re: Komodo MCTS Progress.

You forgot about Scorpio :D
by CMCanavessi
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!
Replies: 112
Views: 7126

Re: End of Era is there: SF is finally beaten!

Alexander Schmidt wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:56 pm
Lc0 takes the lead in the Superfinal.
in style!