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by towforce
Fri May 21, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are reaching the Max Odds that a top engine can give the top 3 GM's
Replies: 389
Views: 45908

Re: We are reaching the Max Odds that a top engine can give the top 3 GM's

Chessqueen wrote:
Fri May 21, 2021 2:58 am
At that pace this game will finish by the end of June 2021 :shock:

There's a time zone issue: it would help if a European played the dragon's moves (unfortunately, I cannot volunteer right now).
by towforce
Thu May 20, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are reaching the Max Odds that a top engine can give the top 3 GM's
Replies: 389
Views: 45908

Re: We are reaching the Max Odds that a top engine can give the top 3 GM's

Spliffjiffer wrote:
Thu May 20, 2021 3:06 pm
...through down its pants, chris !!!

Yes Chris - straight down the dragon's pants!

It's what the watching Europeans expect of you! :twisted:
by towforce
Thu May 20, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are reaching the Max Odds that a top engine can give the top 3 GM's
Replies: 389
Views: 45908

Re: We are reaching the Max Odds that a top engine can give the top 3 GM's

Chessqueen wrote:
Thu May 20, 2021 2:26 pm
This game will take forever, why you don not use Zoom or Skype. Another easy way would be to call each other on your cell phone or Lan and instantly let each other know your moves :roll:

Larry had the right idea - use chess.com!
by towforce
Thu May 20, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ClassicAra Chess Engine..World Record Download!!
Replies: 99
Views: 25129

Re: ClassicAra Chess Engine..World Record Download!!

Can any of our top testers give us an idea of when ratings will be available for ClassicAra, please? I'm in the middle of a tournament, results are not particularly encouraging, I estimate around 2650 on CCRL blitz scale. Thank you to yourself and the others who responded to my request. https://www...
by towforce
Wed May 19, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ClassicAra Chess Engine..World Record Download!!
Replies: 99
Views: 25129

Re: ClassicAra Chess Engine..World Record Download!!

Can any of our top testers give us an idea of when ratings will be available for ClassicAra, please?
by towforce
Wed May 19, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 167
Views: 63099

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

Sargon in JavaScript already exists - and has done since 2012! Who knew!

Fun to play against: never seen a computer play this way before!

Two words: tactical pest!

https://chessforeva.gitlab.io/C0_JsSargon.htm
by towforce
Wed May 19, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 167
Views: 63099

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

This probably falls into the "asking for the moon" category - but Chrilly has translated Sargon into C#, and C# can be transpiled into JavaScript - so... how about... a web page version of Sargon? :mrgreen: Now I've read the whole thread, I think that transpiling/rewriting from the LUA version woul...
by towforce
Wed May 19, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 167
Views: 63099

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

This probably falls into the "asking for the moon" category - but Chrilly has translated Sargon into C#, and C# can be transpiled into JavaScript - so... how about... a web page version of Sargon?

:mrgreen:
by towforce
Tue May 18, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Here if you want to solve any mate with 7 piece EGTB.
Replies: 4
Views: 1403

Re: Here if you want to solve any mate with 7 piece EGTB.

Chessqueen wrote:
Tue May 18, 2021 6:21 pm
https://syzygy-tables.info/

Longest 7 piece checkmate in 549 ==> https://tb7.chessok.com/articles/Top8DT ... ting%20the

It's very positive that the 7 piece EGTB is freely available online! Kudos to those who put it there!
by towforce
Tue May 18, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: M1 Apple Silicon for Chess?
Replies: 542
Views: 124922

Re: M1 Apple Silicon for Chess?

Sorry, but this is absolute bollocks (claiming ARM architecture has some inherent advantage over x86). This just reflects that you don't understand modern computer architectures. There were multiple posts in this thread explaining this. The only advantage M1 particular ARM implementation might have...