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by bhlangonijr
Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Organising a computer chess event...
Replies: 37
Views: 4770

Re: Organising a computer chess event...

Personally, I think it is a waste of time to write your own GUI, book and endgame code as such things are vastly available open source and it is unlikely you are going to add some new (substantial) value there. For example, Glaurung book code was derived from Fabien's polyglot book code. Why would i...
by bhlangonijr
Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Organising a computer chess event...
Replies: 37
Views: 4770

Organising a computer chess event...

Hi. Just for curiosity: How is organised a computer chess event - for instance the WCCC? Specifically: - The engine's programmer is permitted to operate the computer? - The computer operator must be affiliated to FIDE? - How is synchronized the chessboard clock with the engine "go" parameters? - Is ...
by bhlangonijr
Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Hardware vs Software
Replies: 282
Views: 44212

Re: Hardware vs Software

Very interesting thread. Let us start from the beginning. I'm wondering if there is a scientific method to verify this contest. How can we quantify the "gain function" from benchmarking the chess playing agent (x hardware and y software) in order to determine which factor had the major influence ove...