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by flok
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: easy move?
Replies: 13
Views: 2802

Re: easy move?

thanks everybody!
by flok
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: easy move?
Replies: 13
Views: 2802

easy move?

Hi,

I vaguely remember something about "easy moves". During iterative deepening it is decided that a move is easy and search time is shortened.
Googled it, could not find anything about it so does anyone know anything about this?

regards
by flok
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 38
Views: 10135

Re: What got you into computer chess?

My best friend at that time (90s) had the same homecomputer as I had: an MSX made by philips, a VG8020. He was an avid chess player (rip). As an experiment we let our computers play against each other with the same chess program, ultra chess (see also https://vanheusden.com/cchess/UC/ ), white won. ...
by flok
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: CSVN tournament, December 1 and 2 in Leiden, the Netherlands
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

CSVN tournament, December 1 and 2 in Leiden, the Netherlands

Hi,

December 1 and 2 there will be a tournament held by CSVN in Leiden, the Netherlands.
If you wrote a chess-program, you can participate!
More details follow but please put already a note in your agenda that these two dates are special :D

[moderation] dates corrected at poster's request.
by flok
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Hacking with Winograd
Replies: 15
Views: 3687

Re: Hacking with Winograd

Daniel Shawul wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:29 pm
Henk is in love with his neurons :)

Why reinvent the wheel when there are ton of deep learning libraries to choose from.
what's the fun in using existing libraries?
by flok
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Lazy SMP ideas
Replies: 16
Views: 5816

Re: Lazy SMP ideas

I've put embla 2.0.1 on github (https://github.com/flok99/Embla).
What I added was random aspiration window size for the lazy-smp threads. That gave me ~15 elo in the +.
by flok
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Embla 2.0.0
Replies: 2
Views: 998

Re: Embla 2.0.0

I've put a binary of Embla 2.0.0 on the web: https://vanheusden.com/Embla/files/Embla-2.0.0-win64.zip The only relevant change is lazy smp. I was too lazy to test thoroughly if it gives an advantage. Maybe some day. Rank Name Elo + - games score oppo. draws 1 dorpsgek 2195 4 4 23772 65% 2090 29% 2 ...
by flok
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Embla 2.0.0
Replies: 2
Views: 998

Embla 2.0.0

I've put a binary of Embla 2.0.0 on the web: https://vanheusden.com/Embla/files/Embl ... -win64.zip

The only relevant change is lazy smp.
I was too lazy to test thoroughly if it gives an advantage. Maybe some day.
by flok
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney August
Replies: 15
Views: 3772

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney August

If I compare this: :Tourney Players: Round 9 of 9 : : Name Rating Score Perfrm Upset Results : ----------------- ------ ----- ------ ------ ------- ... : 25 +Bliep [1507] 8.0 [1529] [ 127] +28b -22w -17b =19w -31b +34w +27b +33w -15b : 26 +Embla [1293] 8.0 [1355] [ 130] -32w =36b +35b +37w =23b =30w...