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by Will Singleton
Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Gaviota 0.74 released
Replies: 79
Views: 10218

Re: Gaviota 0.74 released

Miguel, I had the crashes as well. From a 20 game quick match, it looks like Gaviota is now stronger than Amateur, good work. That looks like, from Leo's rating list, an improvement of perhaps 400 elo or more. Is that right? What was the main reason for the improvement? Also, I noticed in your ini f...
by Will Singleton
Sun Sep 20, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chesley 1.1.2 released
Replies: 12
Views: 1682

Re: Chesley 1.1.2 released

I tried the win 32 build under Arena 2.0.1, can't get it to work reliably.

What gui do you recommend for windows? How do you set the hash? Is there a book?
by Will Singleton
Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Next steps for my engine?
Replies: 73
Views: 8609

book

Don wrote:
I lent that book to someone and never got it back, and I still yearn for it :-) Maybe the book chapter is online somewhere. I'll bet you would benefit from reading it. It's extremely readable.
It's available on Amazon.
by Will Singleton
Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: unbalanced position
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

Re: unbalanced position

Following five progs find the bm e4 easily: DF11, R3x64, DS11x64, DH12, SF14x64 Best, Thanks for testing. I usually post positions I find interesting to the amateur programmer, usually to highlight the issues amateurs have relative to the commercials. Many programs have a hard time seeing the probl...
by Will Singleton
Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: unbalanced position
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

unbalanced position

[d]2kr4/2n3b1/pR1p3p/2pqp1p1/8/4R3/P1Q2BPP/6K1 b - - bm e4;

Some programs (Bright 0.2, Glaurung 1.21) think Ne6 works, but don't see the counter Qa4.
by Will Singleton
Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: position
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

position

Shouldn't white win this? (I'm on vacation, don't have my chess computer.) [d]1Q6/6qk/4K3/8/1P5P/6P1/8/8 b - - [Event "ChessWar XIV C 40m/20'"] [Site "DEVILLE1-5D9C28"] [Date "2009.07.15"] [Round "6.15"] [White "SOS 5.1"] [Black "Amateur 2.86"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B30"] [WhiteElo "2399"] [Black...
by Will Singleton
Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: old test position
Replies: 9
Views: 1368

Re: old test position

What the heck is the continuation? No program I have shows anything but a draw.
by Will Singleton
Tue Jul 07, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: old test position
Replies: 9
Views: 1368

Re: old test position

Ok, I'll bite. What's the continuation after Nxg2 that avoids the draw?
by Will Singleton
Sat Jul 04, 2009 4:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: test position (carlsen-jakowenko 7/2/2009)
Replies: 13
Views: 1955

Re: test position (carlsen-jakowenko 7/2/2009)

Looks like Naum might be in error here. What's the winning line?
by Will Singleton
Fri May 15, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Winboard "level" command issue
Replies: 12
Views: 1035

Re: Winboard "level" command issue

Jon,

Yes, it's a bug. Just replace the mps command with -inc -1, and it'll work right. (mps defaults to 40).

Will