Search found 58 matches

by bnst
Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: #Mat in 14
Replies: 22
Views: 3384

Re: #Mat in 14

Here is the link to the 7z-zipped file. It is important to note that this is the console version of Chest and not the ChestUCI which also include these fixes in version ChestUCI 5.2 I hope this is OK by Heiner Marxen who has made this wonderful program. Link: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B3_wqC7...
by bnst
Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: #Mat in 14
Replies: 22
Views: 3384

Re: #Mat in 14

According to Chest it is NOT a mate in 12. My estimate is that to check mate in 13 will take more than a day and mate in 14 will take nearly two weeks so I don't bother. I have made an updated version of Chest 3.19 which I have called 3.19b with all the fixes on Heiner Maxen's homepage and compiled ...
by bnst
Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Anand compares 1995 chess programs to 2012 chess programs
Replies: 4
Views: 1667

Re: Anand compares 1995 chess programs to 2012 chess program

This is the best lecture about top-level chess I've ever heard. It should be mandatory for all serious chess players and even for us patzers :)
by bnst
Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: HTC HD2 with Android or Windows 6.5 Chess Programs
Replies: 15
Views: 2442

Re: HTC HD2 with Android or Windows 6.5 Chess Programs

I'm so tempted, but this is a work phone so I have to be careful.
Perhaps I will try it on an SD card - if I find the time :)

Thanks for the update.
Andreas
by bnst
Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:35 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: HTC HD2 with Android or Windows 6.5 Chess Programs
Replies: 15
Views: 2442

Re: HTC HD2 with Android or Windows 6.5 Chess Programs

I have an HTC HD2 and have been thinking of installing the Android since I'm not very satisfied with the Windwos Mobile software. Do you think the Android version will be stable ? As far as I understand it is just an unofficial port and still in the developement stage. It would be wonderful with And...
by bnst
Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Exclude moves feature
Replies: 5
Views: 949

Re: Exclude moves feature

I bought the Shredder GUI pretty much because of this feature. It works nicely with any UCI engine.

Regards
Andreas
by bnst
Mon Jul 27, 2009 6:06 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Scientific American July 1859 on chess
Replies: 6
Views: 989

Re: Scientific American July 1859 on chess

Wonderful that you managed to dig up the full article. Fun to read.

Thanks
Andreas
by bnst
Mon Jul 27, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Scientific American July 1859 on chess
Replies: 6
Views: 989

Re: Scientific American July 1859 on chess

I just copied it manually from the magazine, but Mike Scheidl managed to dig up a link to the original article - see his post.

Regards
Andreas
by bnst
Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Scientific American July 1859 on chess
Replies: 6
Views: 989

Scientific American July 1859 on chess

Descent into chess A pernicious excitement to learn and play chess has spread all over the country, and numerous clubs for practicing this game have been formed in cities and villages. Why should we regret this ? It may be asked. We answer, chess is a mere amusement of a very inferior character, whi...