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by Stephen Ham
Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fruit 2.3.1 released
Replies: 22
Views: 10440

Question for Ryan

Fruit 2.3.1 is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac with some minor big fixes and a UCI option to extend checks. Extending checks should help by a few elo in engine tournaments. You can download Fruit 2.3.1 at Thank you Daniel Charles for hosting Fruit and other engines fo...
by Stephen Ham
Sun Jun 10, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Glaurung 2 epsilon/4 vs Toga II 1.3x4
Replies: 7
Views: 2889

Re: Glaurung 2 epsilon/4 vs Toga II 1.2.1 a in CEGT

Hi. I have to ask. Why do you not run the latest version of Toga? To me it's clear that Toga II 1.3x4 is much stronger than it's older counterpart, with the tests I've done. I'm a bit uninterested about results of an old version of Toga vs a new engine. I think that it is not clear that 1.3x4 is st...
by Stephen Ham
Sat May 19, 2007 3:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: SSDF(Rybka 2.3.1 - Hiarcs 10)A1200, 1?-?, now 21-11
Replies: 11
Views: 3589

Re: SSDF(Rybka 2.3.1 - Hiarcs 10)A1200, 1½-½, now 21-11

Yes,I had Hiarcs 10 in mind but wrote 11.1 :oops: Trivia.. Can you name one commercial program with a bad book? Hiarcs 9 maybe....? Exactly, George. I think the Hiarcs 9 book has to be one of the worst ever. Also, the Junior 9 book is quite poor. For example, it forces Junior 9 into some poor varia...
by Stephen Ham
Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What is New in Toga II 1.3x4?
Replies: 132
Views: 77895

My experience with Toga II 1.3x4

Dear gents, I tend to play games at very long time controls. For example, 180/40 is my norm. I began by giving Toga II 1.3x4 the same book as 1.2.1a. While it sometimes matches 1.2.1a's results in tournaments (including two Rybkas, Spike 1.2 Turin, Shredder 9, Fruit 2.2.1, and Naum 2.0), it usually ...