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by MikeB
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 1.g4 opening is losing?
Replies: 31
Views: 1075

Re: 1.g4 opening is losing?

I'm willing to defend 1.g4 against anybody that seriously think it is losing, and I guarantee that I can draw them. Am willing to give it a go 1...d5. if you want to play we should probably play the game in the tournaments and matches sub-forum? Hmmm... That should be an interesting match. I know O...
by MikeB
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: It's here ...Honey X6
Replies: 58
Views: 4153

Re: It's here ...Honey X6

all versions have all bell and whistles, including play by FIDE Elo (or CCRL Elo) and improved adaptive and variety play thanks for this release Mike. I've played against during this week-end and I think that yours is one of the best implementation of Elo levels. I think the official Stockfish shou...
by MikeB
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Winning after Qf6+!
Replies: 79
Views: 1953

Re: Winning after Qf6+!

Qf6+ is best move , but it's just a draw after doing an overnight search with about 1.4 trillion nodes searched. Maybe if somebody searched 100 trillion nodes, they might find something different. That would require dually epyc processors for about a week. Some quick 5 min analysis dep score nodes ...
by MikeB
Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Winning after Qf6+!
Replies: 79
Views: 1953

Re: Winning after Qf6+!

A much discussed position: 1r3r2/4bpkp/1qb1p1p1/3pP1P1/p1pP1Q2/PpP2N1R/1Pn1B2P/3RB2K w - - bm Qf6 Here we see Lc0 finding Qf6+ instantly. And the claim is made that its line is correct. But is it? The line given starts with Qf6+ Bxf6 gxf6+ Kg8 Ng5. Here Stockfish seems to show that Bd2 (rather than...
by MikeB
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: It's here ...Honey X6
Replies: 58
Views: 4153

Re: It's here ...Honey X6

well if you have a macOS computer anyway , or if you can compile your own other OS flavors will be released upon receipt. all versions have all bell and whistles, including play by FIDE Elo (or CCRL Elo) and improved adaptive and variety play FD versions have 'fortress detection' code written Joe E...
by MikeB
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Guess the Poster CCC-WorldClouds-Part 3
Replies: 20
Views: 749

Re: Guess the Poster CCC-WorldClouds-Part 3

Ovyron wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:23 pm
Guessing:

13. Miguel A. Ballicora
14. MikeB
hahaha - tough one!

I love this - i think it's great!
by MikeB
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: It's here ...Honey X6
Replies: 58
Views: 4153

Re: It's here ...Honey X6

I called it polygon {many-sided} because it uses all of the features except it does not have the blue stuff yet. Updated file at the same location, last version did not log the EPD position: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1tLQiViAWLEckdVPTnKfVXCICHiAhzJZ0 Thanks for the compile, Dan. What do you ...
by MikeB
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: rating floors
Replies: 3
Views: 846

Re: rating floors

I read that there are many rating floors in the US federation http://www.glicko.net/ratings/rating.system.pdf For example I read the following in the uscf rating rules. "A player who earns the original Life Master (OLM) title, which occurs when a player keeps an established rating above 2200 for 30...
by MikeB
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: It's here ...Honey X6
Replies: 58
Views: 4153

Re: It's here ...Honey X6

well if you have a macOS computer anyway , or if you can compile your own other OS flavors will be released upon receipt. all versions have all bell and whistles, including play by FIDE Elo (or CCRL Elo) and improved adaptive and variety play FD versions have 'fortress detection' code written Joe E...
by MikeB
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 86810

Re: New engine releases 2019

did't see anyone mentioned this regarding asmfish = latest commit made on 9/30/19 https://github.com/CounterPly/asmFish/commits/asmFish-CounterPly my fork has all of the above plus matefinder and variety play verisons for all flavors of OS https://github.com/MichaelB7/asmFish/tree/macOS_build takes ...