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by Andre
Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: No longer playchess for iOS ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1186

Re: No longer playchess for iOS ?

Same problem here... The app crashes at startup
by Andre
Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Residual Image
Replies: 18
Views: 1873

Re: Residual Image

On the same topic I would suggest "Invisible Chess Moves" that just won book of the year http://www.chesscafe.com/Reviews/boty.htm
by Andre
Thu Sep 01, 2011 3:14 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strange mate eval by Komodo3
Replies: 6
Views: 996

Re: Strange mate eval by Komodo3

It only happens if multi PV is enabled... if you only have the main line it seems OK
by Andre
Fri Jul 22, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: OTB human test positions
Replies: 26
Views: 4433

Re: OTB human test positions

[d] r1b1r1k1/p2q1ppp/np2n3/3p1NBQ/8/6PB/P4P1P/1R2R1K1 w - - 0 22 [/d] From Sandipan-Tiviakov, Ottawa 2007 Here Sandipan played the beautiful 22.Bf6!! [Event "Ottawa"] [Site "Ottawa"] [Date "2007.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Sandipan, Ch"] [Black "Tiviakov, S."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2...
by Andre
Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:29 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Under 10 Years - Nice game
Replies: 0
Views: 337

Under 10 Years - Nice game

For some reason I checked the following game from a small tournament in Germany. These kids are under 10 years old... First I didn't know this was a well known theoretical line and was pretty impressed by Black play. Nevertheless it shows an amazing level of preparation for rated 1000 elo kids in a ...
by Andre
Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 2.01 is out!
Replies: 77
Views: 24913

Re: Komodo 2.01 is out!

[D]4rk2/pp3p2/7N/2rp2pQ/qb2n3/3BP3/PP3PPP/R2K3R w - - 0 21 In this position from So-Grandelius... Komodo puts Bc2 as first choice with a +- score (#1998) when Qxc2 actually mates. Interesting game by the way [Event "19th Sigeman & Co"] [Site "Malmo SWE"] [Date "2011.06.12"] [Round "4"] [White "So, W...
by Andre
Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sandipan-Tiviakov, Ottawa 2007
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Re: Sandipan-Tiviakov, Ottawa 2007

I did the test again (flushing the hash) and it actually takes 3 mn for Houdini on my PC (and not under 1mn) Here is the output after 5mn (i7 8 threads): Engine: Houdini 1.5 x64 (512 MB) by Robert Houdart 16/40 0:01 +0.34 22.Qh4 Qc7 23.Rbc1 Nac5 24.Ne7+ Rxe7 25.Bxe7 h6 26.Bxc5 bxc5 27.Qh5 Ng5 28.Bg2...
by Andre
Sat Dec 18, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sandipan-Tiviakov, Ottawa 2007
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Sandipan-Tiviakov, Ottawa 2007

I've been testing this position with several engines for a long time and I've been amazed how quickly Houdini was able to solve it (around 40s!) [D] r1b1r1k1/p2q1ppp/np2n3/3p1NBQ/8/6PB/P4P1P/1R2R1K1 w - - 0 22 [/D] Do you know other engines that can? Full game: [Event "Ottawa"] [Site "Ottawa"] [Date...