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by Albert Silver
Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL update (14th December 2007)
Replies: 3
Views: 1085

Re: CCRL update (14th December 2007)

Has the blitz testing of Fritz 11 started yet?

Albert
by Albert Silver
Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The New Fritz11 insanely Strong!
Replies: 35
Views: 15671

Re: The New Fritz11 insanely Strong!

Dann Corbit wrote:I would be interested to know why the move is so bad, since it is not obvious to me.
1) Loses a pawn
2) Moves the knight a second time, impairing development
3) Loses a pawn

IMHO.

Albert
by Albert Silver
Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Still Too Hard for Computers? Position from 2004
Replies: 13
Views: 3771

Re: Still Too Hard for Computers? Position from 2004

On my Athlon 3500+ Rybka Winfinder takes 11 seconds. 2r1bq1k/2r2p1P/1p2pPp1/p2pP1N1/3P4/nPP5/R2Q2K1/2RN4 w - - 0 1 Analysis by Rybka WinFinder 2.2 32-bit: 1.Ne3 +- (1.50) Depth: 4 00:00:00 1.Ne3 ± (1.20) Depth: 5 00:00:00 1.Ne3 Nb5 ± (1.12) Depth: 6 00:00:00 5kN 1.Kg3 b5 ± (1.20) Depth: 6 00:00:00 1...
by Albert Silver
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Belka a Rybka?
Replies: 131
Views: 53330

Re: Is Belka a Rybka?

Eventually, I would like to make my point of view quite clear. (...) The same has to apply to Strelka. Until it is not proven that Osipov used Rajlich's code, it is legal. Is it moral? Not for me. But for me, immoral is also the use of Fruit code and ideas in commercial engines. That is not proven?...
by Albert Silver
Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: A game that is impossible to annotate
Replies: 4
Views: 1147

Re: A game that is impossible to annotate

GothicChessInventor wrote:This game just makes my head hurt!

Tactics, tactics, tactics!

http://www.gothicchess.com/javagames/db ... 0/game.htm
Mine too. :lol:

The fact I'm not familiar with some of the pieces doesn't help though.... :lol: :lol:

Albert
by Albert Silver
Mon Nov 26, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strategies
Replies: 1
Views: 816

Re: Strategies

I've changed my subject a bit. It would be helpful if anybody can tell me the chess strategies that you find most effective on flawless leveled PC computer programs. I'll give you the one I saw GM Mecking use successfully time and time again against a variety of engines in blitz on ICC, taking his ...
by Albert Silver
Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: CITRINE TIMES LEVELS ? force ELO, mistake manual, thinking
Replies: 13
Views: 3265

Re: CITRINE TIMES LEVELS ? force ELO, mistake manual, thinki

Please don't post gigabytes of pics... Some people have download volume limits or slow connections. - You could post text links to big pics though, with a KB size info. Thanks! :mrgreen: You can post diagrams like this: Start writing a line with [D] and put a FEN string, for example 2kr3r/pppqbppp/...
by Albert Silver
Thu Nov 22, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Easy Test For Portables
Replies: 8
Views: 2513

Re: Easy Test For Portables

Results on my Dell Axim X50v Pocket PC (ARM 624 MHz) with 6 MB hash:

Fruit 2.3.1 (normal style) finds Bg5 in about 1 second, and sees the mate in 2 mins 6 seconds at ply 12.

Albert
by Albert Silver
Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Looking for post about building quad core for cheap?
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: Looking for post about building quad core for cheap?

Tony Thomas wrote:Terry, your avatar might offend some here that are weak minded.
I have a bunch like that on my MSN, including that one. When you also play games like backgammon and poker, you need to be able to vent properly. 8-)

Albert
by Albert Silver
Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Start Your Engines!
Replies: 46
Views: 19938

Re: Start Your Engines!

[d]2b1qrk1/5p1p/pBn3p1/1p2p3/4P2N/bBP1Q3/P4PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 25 How long does it take for your engine to see 25. Nxg6!! as the best move? I'll give the game and the players after your engines have a go at this. Terry On my Athlon64 3500+ (2.2 GHz): Rybka Winfinder gets it in 11 seconds, and Toga in...