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by IanKennedy
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mayhem NNUE - New NN engine
Replies: 59
Views: 5373

Re: Mayhem NNUE - New NN engine

"All my efforts in tuning Sapeli's HCE were all in vain."

You've got it the wrong way around. I like Sapeli and its releases are far more interesting to me, generally the less Stockfish like in strength the more interest I find. You should take pride in it.
by IanKennedy
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement
Replies: 114
Views: 10316

Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Great news but as Frank already mentioned Arena bundles Dragon by Bruno Lucas even if its not actively developed now, so can you call it something else please.
by IanKennedy
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: INTERESTING Engines with Unique Styles (Unlike SF)
Replies: 56
Views: 5769

Re: INTERESTING Engines with Unique Styles (Unlike SF)

A lovely one. MChess Pro 5.0 won the 13th World Microcomputer Chess Championship 1995 in Paderborn. https://i.ibb.co/frqxJKt/Clipboard01.png One or two oldies can still remember competing against MChess in Don Beal's tournaments before that... https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.games.chess...
by IanKennedy
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Linux friendly engines at all levels
Replies: 60
Views: 9463

Re: Linux friendly engines at all levels

I think that if you take care not to use Windows-specific things in an engine, any engine should be able to run on Linux. Actually, it's 'best' (IMHO) to write an engine as if on Linux, even if you're running on Windows. If you compile with GCC or Clang under MSYS2 and it works, it should compile o...
by IanKennedy
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: RelaxChess 7 is available
Replies: 42
Views: 6093

Re: RelaxChess 7 is available

Here a quick bullet test vs. Neg 1.3 at that time in CuteChess What? NEG 1.3d wins games??? :shock: Then 1500 for the opponentis really optimistic. NEG is a non-searching engine, and my conclusion was that non-searching engines are unmeasurably weaker than the weakest alpha-beta engines. The fact t...
by IanKennedy
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: "It must be a clone of some sort..."
Replies: 50
Views: 10467

Re: "It must be a clone of some sort..."

What is exactly the reason to keep an engine private/closed?
Engine not competitive/coding horrors etc.
by IanKennedy
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1044
Views: 178633

Re: Banksia GUI released

Best wishes to you and thanks for the work to date!
by IanKennedy
Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1044
Views: 178633

Re: Banksia GUI released

I am still getting no polyglot book applied in r2 onwards in Swiss tournament format, I reported this before (possibly I also mentioned knockout which had the same problem)... can you please check all tournament types use the book in all rounds thanks.
by IanKennedy
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: benchmark new smartphones:
Replies: 292
Views: 114656

Re: benchmark new smartphones:

Just got a Huawei P40 Pro, standard DroidFish test opening position 2' 8 cores 1Gb hash 5354k nps.
by IanKennedy
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1044
Views: 178633

Re: Banksia GUI released

Has anyone tried running RomiChess under Banksia? It was in a knockout tournament I ran the other day using the console app not the GUI and ... it won :D I'm not a winboard expert so it may be something silly going on that I don't follow. First of all it apparently forced Ethereal 11 and Ethereal 1...