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by Sean Evans
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Carlsen v. Giri - rare and interesting endgame!
Replies: 2
Views: 1224

Re: Carlsen v. Giri - rare and interesting endgame!

I analyzed the game over night for both sides, to get a better idea as to what happened [pgn][Event "Tata Steel"] [Site "0:07:33-0:17:33"] [Date "2017.01.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Magnus Carlsen"] [Black "Anish Giri"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D05"] [PlyCount "245"] [EventDate "2017.01.14"] 1. d4 Nf6 ...
by Sean Evans
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine "Roc"
Replies: 93
Views: 25385

Re: New engine "Roc"

THyer wrote:Roc is a new chess engine, derived from Gull 3.
Why do you consider a copy and paste of another engine a "new" engine?
by Sean Evans
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Carlsen v. Giri - rare and interesting endgame!
Replies: 2
Views: 1224

Carlsen v. Giri - rare and interesting endgame!

[pgn][Event "Tata Steel"] [Site "0:07:33-0:17:33"] [Date "2017.01.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Magnus Carlsen"] [Black "Anish Giri"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [EventDate "2017.01.14"] [ECO "D05"] [PlyCount "245"] [CurrentPosition "7k/8/4B1KP/8/8/8/8/8 b - - 4 123"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e3 e6 4.Bd3 c5 5.c3 b6 6....
by Sean Evans
Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: A Psychobiography of Bobby Fischer
Replies: 0
Views: 670

A Psychobiography of Bobby Fischer

An interview with the author of the book on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROhhZeNjZ2w

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by Sean Evans
Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Philidor 3
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: Philidor 3

I guess e4 d6 d4 g6 is the best possible line for black, much better than 2...Nf6, black should hold even after an Austrian attack-style development with f4, though white still retains some advantage after f4. in case black fianchettoes its king bishop and white does not, black should hold almost a...
by Sean Evans
Sun Dec 25, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Core i7
Replies: 30
Views: 5704

Re: AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Cor

jdart wrote:I will be interested to see what kind of server processors they produce on this architecture. There are rumors of a 32-core chip (http://wccftech.com/amd-zen-naples-32-c ... rks-leaked).

--Jon
Any idea on the price? It claims enterprise server, so it must be expensive!
by Sean Evans
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Core i7
Replies: 30
Views: 5704

Re: AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Cor

I have heard that a quantum computer will be created in the next few years. The speed is 2 to 200th power calculations per second, which is more atoms in the universe. When will the trickle down effect of quantum come to PCs? When you can put me in a transporter (Star Trek) and beam me over 10,000 ...
by Sean Evans
Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Core i7
Replies: 30
Views: 5704

Re: AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Cor

I have heard that a quantum computer will be created in the next few years. The speed is 2 to 200th power calculations per second, which is more atoms in the universe.

When will the trickle down effect of quantum come to PCs?
by Sean Evans
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Core i7
Replies: 30
Views: 5704

AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Core i7

AMD's Next-Gen Ryzen CPU Benchmarked Against Intel's Core i7-7700K Processor, AMD Scores Big Fritz Chess Benchmark test: Next, comes the Fritz Chess benchmark tests, where AMD scores a relative score of 36.86 points and 17693 Kilo Nodes per second. Comparing the AMD results to the Intel Core i7-770...