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by Marek Soszynski
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish patches
Replies: 13
Views: 880

Re: Stockfish patches

I fear that Axtens's "Enable popcount and prefetch for ppc-64" patch could slow down old x64 PCs by 8–10%.
by Marek Soszynski
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Scid and Scid vs Mac: how to copy analysis output?
Replies: 7
Views: 432

Re: Scid and Scid vs Mac: how to copy analysis output?

From the analysis pane icons you can "Add Variation" or "Add All Variations" to the Notation pane.
by Marek Soszynski
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ERROR 521 ? Lc0 network down?
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: ERROR 521 ? Lc0 network down?

Hugo wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:52 am
since yesterday evening I cannot connect to the Lc0 site https://lczero.org/networks/

I get message ERROR 521 webserver down

What can I do? Is it a local problem on my side?

C.K.
If you're impatient for a network at this time, you can still go here:
http://data.lczero.org/networks.html
by Marek Soszynski
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tool to minimax pgn games
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: Tool to minimax pgn games

You may appreciate...

Chess Openings Wizard http://www.bookup.com/home/
Aquarium http://chessok.com/?p=30091
by Marek Soszynski
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Problem configuring Stockfish in Scid vs PC for Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Problem configuring Stockfish in Scid vs PC for Linux

Try giving the Stockfish file permission to execute.

While I'm here, I'll point you in the direction of the original Scid, recently updated: http://scid.sourceforge.net/
by Marek Soszynski
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: do top programs find 35.Nb4 right away ...
Replies: 7
Views: 658

Re: do top programs find 35.Nb4 right away ...

Critter, discontinued in 2012, gets this straight away.
by Marek Soszynski
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Who pays for chess engines today?
Replies: 10
Views: 1720

Re: Who pays for chess engines today?

Dann Corbit wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:18 pm
The move g3 is supposed to be best, but I have been unable to tease that solution out of any chess engine, even at long time control.
Strange thing too, because that looks like a natural and simple win.
Try Critter.
by Marek Soszynski
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish Rollercoaster Effect
Replies: 10
Views: 2512

Re: Stockfish Rollercoaster Effect

[...] What you should be doing is opening 2 instances of your GUI, each with a Stockfish loaded, you'll analyze White on the first instance, and Black with the second instance. This will give you the best move choices, and each instance will not pollute the other one. I actually have a private Stoc...
by Marek Soszynski
Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 87
Views: 17018

Re: ShashChess

It's fun to run 3 separate instances at the same time: Capa, Petr, and Tal.

However, when Analysis Contempt is set to "Both", the Petr score is 1 or 2 pawns higher than the others, even at the start.
by Marek Soszynski
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release
Replies: 23
Views: 5464

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

I realise that McCain is named in tribute, but how is it different from McBrain?