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by bnst
Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Win with eggb usage possible (Scorpio, Toga, Cyclone)?
Replies: 10
Views: 1113

Re: Win with eggb usage possible (Scorpio, Toga, Cyclone)?

What if a program switches to a new mode when it gets to a won position in the EGBBs. It would search as many plies ahead as possible to find a variant where a pawn was moved or a piece hit or of course a win. If such a path is found you would know that in some sence you would get closer to the mate...
by bnst
Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Core i7 and chess
Replies: 63
Views: 10845

Re: Core i7 and chess

I don't see any problem,because the chess engine should see the 8threads and use them like 8cores..and if you turn HT off then is it just a quad core cpu! So,i think the problem must be in Rybka! and i'am sure the core i7 is faster then a skulltrail for chess! I have used Toga ,because i have to us...
by bnst
Fri Aug 22, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Aquarium and Engine Matches
Replies: 32
Views: 8920

Re: Aquarium and Engine Matches

Thanks both for useful information.

Andreas
by bnst
Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Aquarium and Engine Matches
Replies: 32
Views: 8920

Re: Aquarium and Engine Matches

I find the Aquarium user interface to be so obscure that I haven't bothered to use it. I use Winboard, Arena and Shredder GUIs and all these are easy and intuitive, so I manage to use them without reading any instructions. The Aquarium GUI is terrible and it also seems that I can't configure it - f....
by bnst
Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Arena Folding?
Replies: 11
Views: 3137

Re: Is Arena Folding?

From a Michael Diosi (Arena team member) post in rec.games.chess.computer:

P.S. A new version of Arena will be released soon, sorry still beta guys
but still free. Also the forum will reopen and we will might have a Wiki
too...[/quote]

Wonderful !
Thanks a lot
Andreas
by bnst
Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Arena 1.99 beta 5 is out
Replies: 1
Views: 833

Arena 1.99 beta 5 is out

New Arena seems to be very good !
http://www.playwitharena.com/

Thanks a lot to Martin Blume and all others who have contributed !

Best regards
Andreas
by bnst
Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mate in 10....?
Replies: 12
Views: 4039

Re: Mate in 10....?

TogaII 1.3.4 EGBB (DM3): 5/24 00:04 12.302 0 +7,74 Rf2 Qd3 Qg5 Rc2 Bg7 Rxf2 Nxf2 6/24 00:04 25.368 0 +7,99 Rf2 Qd3 Rf3 Qd2 Ng5 Rc7 7/32 00:04 59.878 0 +8,29 Rf2 Qd3 Rf3 Qd2 Ng5 Rc7 Nxf7 Rxf7 Rxe6+ Kf8 Rxf7+ Kxf7 Qxg6+ Kf8 8/32+ 00:05 294.083 0 +9,20 Rf2 Qd3 Qe5 Bc4 Ng5 Bxa2 Rxf7 Bd5 9/35+ 00:05 517....
by bnst
Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Some members still having difficulty logging on
Replies: 16
Views: 5050

Re: Some members still having difficulty logging on

I'm not sure what the problem is? It may be cookie related, but that shouldn't be the problem. I think it needs to be fixed at CCC's end. Terry Agreed. Regards, Graham. I use both I.E. and Opera on three different computers, and I can't get my old user to work, so I had to create a new one which I'...