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by mhalstern
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)
Replies: 17
Views: 4062

Re: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)

Zappa gets to the truth always! [D]rq2k2r/1b3p1p/p3pb2/1p3P2/3p4/2N4Q/PPP1B1PP/2KR3R w kq - 0 1 Analysis by Zappa Mexico II 64: 1.fxe6 dxc3 2.Rhf1 Qe5 3.Bf3 Qe3+ 4.Kb1 Bxf3 5.Rxf3 =/+ (-0.59) Depth: 9/35 00:00:00 694kN 1.fxe6 dxc3 2.Rhf1 Qe5 3.Bf3 Qe3+ 4.Kb1 Bxf3 5.Rxf3 =/+ (-0.59) Depth: 9/37 00:00...
by mhalstern
Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)
Replies: 17
Views: 4062

Re: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)

Sorry about that. It is evident that I needed to get to sleep!,
by mhalstern
Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)
Replies: 17
Views: 4062

Re: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)

Albert, I need to go to sleep and will pik up on this tomorrow. I gave my critter 1.0 30 seconds and it didn;t see it. Can you paste your output and your PC specs. New game rnbqkb1r/1p2pppp/p2p1n2/8/3NP3/2N5/PPP2PPP/R1BQKB1R w KQkq - 0 1 Analysis by Critter 1.0 64-bit SSE4: 6.Be2 e5 7.Nf5 d5 8.Bg4 d...
by mhalstern
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)
Replies: 17
Views: 4062

Re: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)

New game rq2k2r/1b3p1p/p3pb2/1p3P2/3p4/2N4Q/PPP1B1PP/2KR3R w kq - 0 1 Analysis by Ivanhoe 52fUS-x64: 1.Nb1 Qe5 2.Bf3 d3 3.Nc3 Qf4+ 4.Kb1 Bxf3 5.Qxf3 Qxf3 6.gxf3 Bxc3 7.bxc3 -/+ (-1.03) Depth: 6 00:00:02 37kN 1.fxe6 dxc3 2.exf7+ Kf8 3.Kb1 h5 4.Rhf1 Qe5 5.Qd7 Bxg2 =/+ (-0.62) Depth: 6 00:00:02 110kN 1...
by mhalstern
Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)
Replies: 17
Views: 4062

Re: Brilliant sacrifice (test position)

Zappa after an hour still likes Nb1. Sorry, I left the GUI before pasting the analysis. I have faith in Zappa. I'll give it more time when I don't need my pc.
by mhalstern
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Looking forward to Komodo MP
Replies: 45
Views: 16158

Re: Looking forward to Komodo MP

I agree. I don't read or understand German. I have no interest in the magazine and am not going to pay international bank fees that exceed the cost of the product. I don't understand this distribution model. I think GCP used to distribute via Lokasoft which distributed via shareit. GCP - If you read...
by mhalstern
Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: a serious flaw in Houdini.
Replies: 23
Views: 5720

Re: a serious flaw in Houdini.

For the negative value, you are refering to this I assume:
+/= (0.31 --)

I didn't mean to misinterpret any output. I thought for a negative eval, the - would have to be before the value.
by mhalstern
Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: a serious flaw in Houdini.
Replies: 23
Views: 5720

Re: a serious flaw in Houdini.

Houdini appears to be behaving normally on my quad: I7-920 4.1 GHZ I gave Houdini 1.5a 2 Gig of ram and 256 meg Gaviota Tablebase Hash for infinite analysis: 8/6kp/3q2p1/2b1p1P1/1p5P/1P2nQN1/1P2B3/1K6 b - - 0 1 Analysis by Houdini 1.5a x64: 34...Qf8 35.Qc6 Qd6 36.Qf3 = (0.00) Depth: 6/15 00:00:00 6k...
by mhalstern
Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: a serious flaw in Houdini.
Replies: 23
Views: 5720

Re: a serious flaw in Houdini.

Paul,

My Houdini is currently looking at the positon after:

34.Be2

Would you prefer me to not post the lines, and only the eval.
by mhalstern
Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: a serious flaw in Houdini.
Replies: 23
Views: 5720

Re: a serious flaw in Houdini.

I would be happy to try and replicate this on my quad. Are you using 1.5 or 1.5a?