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by mhalstern
Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: another hard position (mate in 18) from 1998, by Ed Shröder
Replies: 16
Views: 2903

Re: another hard position (mate in 18) from 1998, by Ed Shrö

New game 1r4r1/3q1npk/2b1pbnp/Rp1p4/1N1P3P/2PQ1pP1/1K3B2/5B1R w - - 0 1 Analysis by Ivanhoe 52fUS-x64: 1.h5 Kh8 2.hxg6 Ng5 3.g4 Bb7 4.Qxb5 -+ (-1.71) Depth: 6 00:00:09 6kN 1.h5 Kh8 2.hxg6 Ng5 3.g4 Bb7 4.Qxb5 -+ (-1.71) Depth: 6 00:00:09 7kN 1.h5 Kh8 2.hxg6 Ng5 3.g4 Bb7 4.Bg3 Ra8 5.Qxb5 Qxb5 6.Rxb5 N...
by mhalstern
Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: another hard position (mate in 18) from 1998, by Ed Shröder
Replies: 16
Views: 2903

Re: another hard position (mate in 18) from 1998, by Ed Shrö

Go Naum: New game 1r4r1/3q1npk/2b1pbnp/Rp1p4/1N1P3P/2PQ1pP1/1K3B2/5B1R w - - 0 1 Analysis by Naum 4.2: 1.Nxc6 Qxc6 2.h5 Ng5 3.hxg6+ Kh8 -/+ (-1.18) Depth: 6/15 00:00:00 4kN 1.h5 Ng5 2.hxg6+ Kh8 3.Qe3 Bb7 4.Bd3 -/+ (-1.21) Depth: 7/18 00:00:00 12kN 1.h5 Ng5 2.hxg6+ Kh8 3.Bh3 Bb7 4.Bg4 Qc7 -/+ (-1.37)...
by mhalstern
Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: another hard position (mate in 18) from 1998, by Ed Shröder
Replies: 16
Views: 2903

Re: another hard position (mate in 18) from 1998, by Ed Shrö

Zappa with Mate extensions enabled gets it quickly. If I have the patience, I'll let Zapal look at this with default settings: New game 1r4r1/3q1npk/2b1pbnp/Rp1p4/1N1P3P/2PQ1pP1/1K3B2/5B1R w - - 0 1 Analysis by Zappa Mexico II 64: 1.h5 Kh8 2.hxg6 Ng5 3.Be3 Rgf8 4.Rh2 Be7 -/+ (-1.37) Depth: 10/38 00:...
by mhalstern
Sun Jun 26, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Norton 360 Thinks bubble 1.5 is a virus
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Norton 360 Thinks bubble 1.5 is a virus

I'm not accusing bubble 1.5 of being a virus, but posting to inform the author of the false positive. I am using: Norton 360 version 5.1.0.29, with the most current virus defs. I just started an engine match within Fritz12, with bubble 1.5 as one of the participants. I immediately see a pop up windo...
by mhalstern
Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 2.01 is out!
Replies: 77
Views: 24978

Re: Komodo 2.01 is out!

I ran it in infinite analysis for 58 minutes on my overclocked quad - 64 bit sse version - no crashes.
by mhalstern
Fri Jun 10, 2011 1:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 2.01 is out!
Replies: 77
Views: 24978

Re: Komodo 2.01 is out!

Testing it now.

What is the expected outcome of unchecking the "best line" uci option? Will this decrease the elo?
by mhalstern
Sat May 21, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: To SF team / Jim Ablett: SF 2.11 crash during first game...
Replies: 17
Views: 3812

Re: To SF team / Jim Ablett: SF 2.11 crash during first game

Can you post the fire 1.31 personality.

Thanks
by mhalstern
Thu May 19, 2011 2:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: To SF team / Jim Ablett: SF 2.11 crash during first game...
Replies: 17
Views: 3812

Re: To SF team / Jim Ablett: SF 2.11 crash during first game

Norman,

As you are watching this thread, I have a question:

Is Fire 1.31 stronger than FireBird 1.2? - or does it just fix bugs? If so, how many elo stronger is it.
by mhalstern
Thu May 19, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: To SF team / Jim Ablett: SF 2.11 crash during first game...
Replies: 17
Views: 3812

Re: To SF team / Jim Ablett: SF 2.11 crash during first game

I've played around 30 games with the new stockfish on my overclocked Quad without any crashes.
by mhalstern
Thu May 12, 2011 12:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: JavaScript port of Sjeng
Replies: 19
Views: 3807

Re: JavaScript port of Sjeng

+1

CCP can You pls set up some normal distribution method for people to buy Sjeng ct 2010. I am not going through the costly process of buying some German magazine that I don't care about.

You can also charge more for a 64 bit MP version of the engine.