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by Sean Evans
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Chess Graphics for Chess for Android
Replies: 8
Views: 2184

Re: New Chess Graphics for Chess for Android

Thanks to Bryan Whitby, who very kindly gave me permission to use his awesome chess graphics in Chess for Android , I am about to release a new version with these additional sets (Modern and Russian). I am very thankful, since these graphics look really good, and combine well with the various board...
by Sean Evans
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: KASPAROV: Learning to Love Intelligent Machines
Replies: 0
Views: 341

KASPAROV: Learning to Love Intelligent Machines

https://www.wsj.com/articles/learning-to-love-intelligent-machines-1492174086 Perhaps, someone with a subscription can post the full article here! It is no secret that I hate losing, and I did not take [losing to Deep Blue] well. But losing to a computer wasn’t as harsh a blow to me as many at the t...
by Sean Evans
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: TPU's ........ Tensor Processing Unit
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

Re: TPU's ........ Tensor Processing Unit

Hi, thanks for posting. What advantages do you think TPU would have over current technology?

Thank you,

Sean
by Sean Evans
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is This The Future Of Chess?
Replies: 19
Views: 4279

Re: Is This The Future Of Chess?

I would not agree with a lot of statements in the article, especially with the assertion any top program would handily beat Carlsen, no matter what its first move. Of course, any top engine would have a very difficult time holding after 1.Nh3, or 1.g4 for example, or, when playing black, after 1.e4...
by Sean Evans
Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: British Chess Problem Society - The Problemist EG# 18901
Replies: 8
Views: 1065

Re: British Chess Problem Society - The Problemist EG #18901

Ignacio wrote:After 1.Qd8 Qxd8 Chest says mate in 18.
Which agrees with the solution I posted above :)

A difficult chess study for chess engines to solve!

Sean
by Sean Evans
Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: British Chess Problem Society - The Problemist EG# 18901
Replies: 8
Views: 1065

Re: British Chess Problem Society - The Problemist EG# 18901

[pgn] [Event "British Chess Problem Society"] [Site "?"] [Date "2012.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White ""] [Black ""] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "Q3b3/1p2q3/1p6/bp5P/1p6/1p6/1P1N1PPp/4NK1k w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "21"] [EventDate "2012"] {The Problemist/7 EG#18901.} 1. Qd8 (1. f3 $2 Qc5 2. Ne4 Qc4+ 3. K...