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by Bill Rogers
Fri Jun 29, 2007 4:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Retrocomputing with the 6502
Replies: 21
Views: 10498

Re: And if you have a Palm handheld

About Microchess by Peter Jennings. In the begining it was only rated about 600 points making it the lowest rated chess program written for a PC or in this case an Apple, an TRS80 and Commador. I am not sure now if it allowed Enpassant captures or not but it did have a major bug in castling. For exa...
by Bill Rogers
Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Carnivor, another unheard of chess engine!
Replies: 43
Views: 13987

Re: Carnivor, another unheard of chess engine!

Hi Michael
I would like a copy of carnivor too if you get the time.
You can reach me through my profile.
Thanks
Bill
by Bill Rogers
Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ebay chess computers
Replies: 90
Views: 30568

Re: ebay chess computers

Gerald
We have a large computer spciality shop out here called Fry's Electronics.
They sell them for $4.99. They also have a slightly larger one for $10.
More than likely you can find them on Ebay sooner or later.
Bill
by Bill Rogers
Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ebay chess computers
Replies: 90
Views: 30568

Re: ebay chess computers

Hi Steve
For $5 how could a man go wrong. I am following my mentors example, Fernando.
Bill
by Bill Rogers
Tue Jun 19, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ebay chess computers
Replies: 90
Views: 30568

Re: ebay chess computers

I just boght the cutist little chess machine today. It measure 2" x 3" and is made by Excalibur. It is called LCD Keychain Chess. It is only a one ply machine but the novelty of it was why I bought it.
Now to find a copy of Rybka so I can create a contest.
Bill :lol: :lol:
by Bill Rogers
Thu Jun 07, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Performance Variance due to C++
Replies: 7
Views: 4526

Re: Performance Variance due to C++

I don't know squat about C or C++, but it has been my experience with some compilers that you are given a choice between either a very small execution file or one that runs really fast. You have the sources, how do they compare in size?
Bill
by Bill Rogers
Sun Jun 03, 2007 1:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Writing a chess program
Replies: 10
Views: 8069

Re: Writing a chess program

You might try to find TSCP. It is a small program and the source is listed. It is easy to modify and I am sure that Tom would not mind you using the majority of his source just to test your own evaluations. I ask him for permission to do this once and he said it was O.K., although I never got around...
by Bill Rogers
Sat May 26, 2007 5:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Microchess - 1976 for Winboard (yes...that Microchess)
Replies: 17
Views: 6461

Re: Microchess - 1976 for Winboard (yes...that Microchess)

Christopher I actually own the original version made for the TRS-80 but age has made the floppy disk unreadable. A year or so ago I also downloaded another version made for PC's but I don't think it was either winboard or xboard compatible. The original version was only rated at about 600 elo at lev...
by Bill Rogers
Sat May 26, 2007 5:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best way to run Mychess at the original speed (emulation)
Replies: 4
Views: 1969

Re: Best way to run Mychess at the original speed (emulation

JonPO1
Why would you want to handicap MyChess? I still own an 386 pc with speed controll built in. It runs great on that but it also runs great on one of my laptops which runs at 1 gigahertz.
Bill