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by Ferdy
Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fifth Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships
Replies: 93
Views: 18274

Re: Fifth Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championshi

Message to all participants. If we have few enough participants, we will reduce the number of rounds. Maybe the tournament will be completed in one day From the site, there are 19 entrants. Add 1 engine to make it even. Then probably we can go for 7-round swiss all for saturday. Being WCRCC more ga...
by Ferdy
Mon Jul 11, 2011 4:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ideas from other engines ok?
Replies: 27
Views: 4843

Re: Ideas from other engines ok?

Let's assume that someone want's to write an engine using the ideas of other engines while absolutely copying no code (not even in structure). Let's assume they can also achieve certain tricks as another engine but using a different means to achieve it. Is it 1. Legally and WCCC ok 2. Legally ok bu...
by Ferdy
Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 29th Amateur Series Division 2
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

Re: Final Standings

29TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2) Intel i5 750 ChessGUI 128mb hash each 3-4-5 piece tablebases Ponder off Charlotte 1.0.cgb book 40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL) 4 cycles 44 rounds All engines 32-bit 1CPU The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will ...
by Ferdy
Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line blitz tourney July
Replies: 19
Views: 2874

Re: On-line blitz tourney July

Hi, Preparing for the tourney now, my first time here. I was able to log on using the following batch and ini files. I am using winboard 4.5.2a. Are there any other settings required? BTW what is the time control? Is this a round-robin or swiss? How many rounds? Thank you. ics-muller.bat :loop start...
by Ferdy
Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ideas from other engines ok?
Replies: 27
Views: 4843

Re: Ideas from other engines ok?

Let's assume that someone want's to write an engine using the ideas of other engines while absolutely copying no code (not even in structure). Let's assume they can also achieve certain tricks as another engine but using a different means to achieve it. Is it 1. Legally and WCCC ok 2. Legally ok bu...
by Ferdy
Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ideas from other engines ok?
Replies: 27
Views: 4843

Re: Ideas from other engines ok?

Note that item (a) refers to copied code from other author which is inside the participating program, and item (b) refers to copied ideas from others which is inside the participating program. I just consider here, copied ideas equals derived codes. Not necessarily. If your program has the idea of ...
by Ferdy
Fri Jul 08, 2011 4:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ideas from other engines ok?
Replies: 27
Views: 4843

Re: Ideas from other engines ok?

Let's assume that someone want's to write an engine using the ideas of other engines while absolutely copying no code (not even in structure). Let's assume they can also achieve certain tricks as another engine but using a different means to achieve it. Is it 1. Legally and WCCC ok 2. Legally ok bu...
by Ferdy
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line blitz tourney July
Replies: 19
Views: 2874

Re: On-line blitz tourney July

The on-line engine blitz tourney for July will be held Saturday July 9, 3pm EST (21:00 CET) To connect, you can use: winboard -zp -ics -icshost 80.100.28.169 -icshelper timeseal -fcp ENGINE.exe -fd ENGINEFOLDER -autoKibitz (for an UCI engine, append -fUCI ). I would like to participate, are there a...
by Ferdy
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 29th Amateur Series Division 2
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

Re: Standings after Round 36 of 44

29TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2) Intel i5 750 ChessGUI 128mb hash each 3-4-5 piece tablebases Ponder off Charlotte 1.0.cgb book 40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL) 4 cycles 44 rounds All engines 32-bit 1CPU The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will ...
by Ferdy
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fifth Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championships
Replies: 93
Views: 18274

Re: Fifth Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championshi

Only two weeks left to register for the tournament. http://compchess.org/ACCAWCRCC/2011ACCAWCRCC/WCRCC.html Submitting a binary to enter will not be required. From the rule, In the event of a odd number of entrants, an alternate program may be entered to avoid byes. Is there a program already consi...