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by yanquis1972
Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Colossus Going Commercial or Coincidence?
Replies: 7
Views: 1537

Re: Colossus Going Commercial or Coincidence?

buried somewhere on that site (its a bit of a mess) there were some screen captures. it looked alright, but some gimmicky sets (with soldiers as pieces etc, unplayable imo) -- the 'real' chess sets didnt look any better than chessbase in 3D, probably worse. of course colossus the engine (the origina...
by yanquis1972
Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Difficult Test for Dedicated...
Replies: 10
Views: 1280

Re: Difficult Test for Dedicated...

wow, i would fall out of my chair if a dedicated played such a move. idea of course is 1. Rc7 Nxc7 2. h6 Qc1+ 3. Kh2 Qd2 4. Qxg8+ Kxg8 5. h7+ Kf8 6. h8=Q# only two (modern computer) engines i tried could find the move by depth 8, those being the obvious candidates of bright & rybka. (of course, peop...
by yanquis1972
Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: LearningLemming-Rybka, WCRCC 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1619

Re: LearningLemming-Rybka, WCRCC 2009

louis, have you managed to disable hyperthreading on your mac pro?
by yanquis1972
Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: LearningLemming-Rybka, WCRCC 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1619

Re: LearningLemming-Rybka, WCRCC 2009

probably MP variance, which can sometimes be extreme. on the rybka forum i was able to find a move in 20 minutes that someone with a quad did not find in 4 hours analysis of a CC game. here rybka is very fast but not as a amazing as eelco's engine (which found this instantly!?) Analysis by Rybka 3: ...
by yanquis1972
Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Djaja study, Big deal! Bright finds the line faster than ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2459

Re: Djaja study, Big deal! Bright finds the line faster than

naum is extremely impressive on this position as well -- Analysis by Naum 4: 1.Rg7+ Kc6 2.Ne7+ Kb5 3.Rg5+ Kb6 -/+ (-0.80) Depth: 6/19 00:00:00 14kN 1.Rg7+ Kc6 2.Ne7+ Kb5 3.Rg5+ Kb6 4.Nc8+ -/+ (-0.89) Depth: 7/17 00:00:00 21kN 1.h6 a2 2.h7 a1Q 3.h8Q Ra2+ 4.Kh3 Qf1+ -/+ (-1.10) Depth: 8/22 00:00:00 47...
by yanquis1972
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Djaja study, Big deal! Bright finds the line faster than ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2459

Re: Djaja study, Big deal! Bright finds the line faster than

sure ted, you really have everyones sympathies, having to chug along w/ a quad laptop...-_- i think some of the mavens here should try out for this --- Send us an insoluble study! That's that. Are there any studies that these monsters cannot solve? Anyone who sends us a nice puzzle – something as el...
by yanquis1972
Wed Aug 19, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crafty on Chessbase GUI question
Replies: 11
Views: 1346

Re: Crafty on Chessbase GUI question

hey ted, thanks but im having trouble clicking the link, is it broken?
by yanquis1972
Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Good Dedicated or portable Machine Test....
Replies: 4
Views: 625

Re: Good Dedicated or portable Machine Test....

a recently posted young & raw engine, but on modern hardware -- Analysis by Daydreamer 1.0: 1...cxd4 2.Qb7+ Kg8 3.Rxd4 Qxa2+ 4.Kc1 Qa1+ 5.Kc2 Rxd4 6.exd4 Qxd4 -+ (-2.45) Depth: 6 00:00:00 67kN 1...cxd4 2.Qb7+ Kg8 3.Rxd4 Qxa2+ 4.Kc1 Qa1+ 5.Kc2 Rxd4 6.exd4 Qxd4 -+ (-2.45) Depth: 7 00:00:00 158kN 1...c...
by yanquis1972
Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Looking for a 16-core engine
Replies: 5
Views: 1152

Re: Looking for a 16-core engine

simply rybka 3 is the best bet. i second m ansari's question though, is it really 16 cores?? even the cc nuts here & @ rybka's forum only have comps w/ 8...
by yanquis1972
Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: My new chess notebook!
Replies: 16
Views: 3598

Re: My new chess notebook!

wow, did know they had quad laptops now. O_O

sounds like the thief did you a favor alright!