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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: 1316

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: 1856

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: 73
Views: 10036

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: 4645

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

I realise that McCain is named in tribute, but how is it different from McBrain?
by Marek Soszynski
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ShashChess
Replies: 73
Views: 10036

Re: ShashChess

ShashChess is an intriguing project. I look forward to investigating it.

The appropriate Windows and Linux pre-compiles (releases) work okay on my systems.

But not the Make file, or bat or script files.
by Marek Soszynski
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: LC0 as an IDeA engine
Replies: 12
Views: 1519

Re: LC0 as an IDeA engine

For IDeA to build its tree properly, the engine used must support "Exclude Move".
by Marek Soszynski
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fewest moves from start to tactic
Replies: 0
Views: 956

Fewest moves from start to tactic

Years ago, when I wanted to quickly test an engine's tactical speed, I used to input 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Na5??. Of course this is far too easy nowadays–and was never that challenging anyway. What, in your opinion, is the most taxing tactic reached in as few moves as possible from the regular sta...
by Marek Soszynski
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Too much spamming from someone's personal game
Replies: 28
Views: 3144

Re: Too much spamming from someone's personal game

Two is two too many "Too much..." posts.
by Marek Soszynski
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rook endgame with latest stockfish 12.04.18
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: Rook endgame with latest stockfish 12.04.18

BBauer wrote:The position is won.
Indeed. White mates in 53.
by Marek Soszynski
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine: Xiphos
Replies: 48
Views: 14138

Re: New engine: Xiphos

Neither windows binary's are working for me. Can anyone compile one for older machines, Ive tried but just cannot get it to run Can't compile for nonpop 64bit Linux either. thank you for your interest, and sorry for the trouble. for the next release, i'll try to make binaries for older hardware as ...