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by lkaufman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com
Replies: 72
Views: 7000

Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Sf changed its scale rather noticeably in the past year or so. What used to be a +.20 might now get close to a .30. Could you post examples of this? I have just perceived the opposite trend over the years (the scale has been approaching 0.00 consistently... some positions that used to be 0.60 are 0...
by lkaufman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS

This time a fairly routine win, Komodo getting just slight compensation for the knight. So I made the same score as against normal Komodo, 1.5 out of 4. My impression is that MCTS needs Contempt to do well at knight odds; its built-in contempt is not nearly enough for this handicap. [Event "Live Che...
by lkaufman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS

I managed to exchange queens while still a knight ahead, but the passed pawn was difficult to deal with, and with little time I couldn't find the right way. [Event "Live Chess - 960 knight odds"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2019.09.04"] [Round "3"] [White "PlayKomodo (komodo mcts)"] [Black "hissha (GM...
by lkaufman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS

This was a much better game. I had to play well to force a draw. [Event "Live Chess - 960 knight odds"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2019.09.04"] [Round "2"] [White "PlayKomodo (Komodo mcts)"] [Black "hissha (GM Larry Kaufman"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "rnbnkbqr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/R1B...
by lkaufman
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS

I got in big trouble in just the first few moves. [Event "Live Chess - 960 knight odds"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2019.09.04"] [Round "1"] [White "PlayKomodo (Komodo MCTS)"] [Black "hissha (GM Larry Kaufman)"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "rnqbknbr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/R1QBKNBR w KQkq - 0 1...
by lkaufman
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: 960 rematch using Komodo MCTS

Starting in about an hour and twenty minutes on chess.com, live.
by lkaufman
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com
Replies: 72
Views: 7000

Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Another way to look at it, is this: if the top move is 0.2 above the second move, but a top GM not using an engine prefers the second one, which would you play with no other information? I would play the engine choice. 0.2 is meaningful enough to overrule the opinion of a 2800 GM not using an engin...
by lkaufman
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We need a GM like Kaufman to explain what happened ?
Replies: 9
Views: 966

Re: We need a GM like Kaufman to explain what happened ?

8/5p2/4p1p1/2k1P1P1/5P2/7K/8/8 w - - 29 124 And Komodo played 124.Kh2??? [Event "TCEC Season 16 - Division P"] [Site "https://tcec-chess.com"] [Date "2019.09.03"] [Round "2.2"] [White "KomodoMCTS 2381.00"] [Black "AllieStein v0.5-dev_1359f44-n10"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackElo "3812"] [ECO "B20"] [GameD...
by lkaufman
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com
Replies: 72
Views: 7000

Re: Komodo vs. Larry K on chess.com

Seriously Larry - you think 1/10th of a pawn (.2) is "Very meaningful" compared to .1 in Stockfish? Being so close to 'zero' (and perhaps given their large contempt for play purposes) one might think it closer to negligible than very meaningful. And are you speaking of pure evaluation or chances in...
by lkaufman
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We need a GM like Kaufman to explain what happened ?
Replies: 9
Views: 966

Re: We need a GM like Kaufman to explain what happened ?

8/5p2/4p1p1/2k1P1P1/5P2/7K/8/8 w - - 29 124 And Komodo played 124.Kh2??? [Event "TCEC Season 16 - Division P"] [Site "https://tcec-chess.com"] [Date "2019.09.03"] [Round "2.2"] [White "KomodoMCTS 2381.00"] [Black "AllieStein v0.5-dev_1359f44-n10"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackElo "3812"] [ECO "B20"] [GameD...