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by mwyoung
Sat May 28, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Horrendous evaluation by Fire 1.4 Xtreme. Test Position
Replies: 4
Views: 1258

Horrendous evaluation by Fire 1.4 Xtreme. Test Position

Trapping the clergy [d] 4n3/R2bq1k1/3p2n1/1p1Pp2p/2p1Ppp1/2P3PP/2PN1PBB/4R1K1 b - - 0 33 Best Move 33..f3 Houdini finds the move and wins the game. This position is from a game today played between Fire 1.4 x64P Vs. Houdini 1.5a Fire's evaluation of the position after f3 is =, and given the above po...
by mwyoung
Sat May 28, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Question for Norman Schmidt ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1245

Re: Question for Norman Schmidt ...

Damir wrote:Hi Frank

I think it is better we wait a little until the bugs are fixed.
The engine is crashing every time with error exception message.
I am testing Fire 1.4 x64p. I have no problems testing the program so far.

After 9 games Fire 1.4 is on top of Houdini 1.5a playing at TC = 60/5 +3 =4 -2
by mwyoung
Tue May 24, 2011 3:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test position: Nakamura versus Ponomariov
Replies: 9
Views: 1456

Re: Test position: Nakamura versus Ponomariov

In this position: [d]4rbk1/1b1q1p1p/1r4p1/p1ppP3/P1p2N2/2P1B2Q/1P1R1PPP/R5K1 b - - 5 24 Ponomariov chose 24...Qxh3, which engines like initially, too. However, the game ended in a draw. Houdini 1.5, given a minute and a half to think with two threads, prefers Qd8. After following the line a bit it ...
by mwyoung
Thu May 19, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position
Replies: 4
Views: 825

Re: Test Position

[D] 4rbk1/1b1q1p1p/1r4p1/p1ppP3/P1p2N2/2P1B2Q/1P1R1PPP/R5K1 b - - 0 24 Best Move 24.. Qd8! [Event "Nakamura-Ponomariov Match"] [Site "Saint Louis USA"] [Date "2011.05.18"] [Round "2"] [White "Hi Nakamura"] [Black "R Ponomariov"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2774"] [BlackElo "2754"] [Pl...
by mwyoung
Thu May 19, 2011 5:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position
Replies: 4
Views: 825

Test Position

[D] 4rbk1/1b1q1p1p/1r4p1/p1ppP3/P1p2N2/2P1B2Q/1P1R1PPP/R5K1 b - - 0 24 Best Move 24.. Qd8! [Event "Nakamura-Ponomariov Match"] [Site "Saint Louis USA"] [Date "2011.05.18"] [Round "2"] [White "Hi Nakamura"] [Black "R Ponomariov"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2774"] [BlackElo "2754"] [Ply...
by mwyoung
Fri Apr 22, 2011 3:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: GM Alexander Shabalov comments on Rybka 4 and Houdini.
Replies: 37
Views: 11883

GM Alexander Shabalov comments on Rybka 4 and Houdini.

GM Alexander Shabalov comments on Rybka 4 and Houdini on Chessbase Site. Comments start at 12mins. and 20 sec. on video.


http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7168
by mwyoung
Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini - The Trap Is Set!
Replies: 9
Views: 3006

Re: Houdini - The Trap Is Set!

In the USA can you do jail time for copyright infringement? http://www.magicwebchannel.com/images/new/houdiniJail.jpg So this poor guy has been nailed for copyright violation :shock: :?: For God sake,what will they do with Vasik at the time being :roll: :?: That is a picture of the real Harry Houdi...
by mwyoung
Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:46 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Additional CEGT-Blitz-Update with 9271 more games
Replies: 43
Views: 7193

Re: Additional CEGT-Blitz-Update with 9271 more games

Then lets ask you what you can answer, and what the Rybka forum and website claim CCRL and yourself can do. Question #1: Will you as a founding member of CCRL or CCRL as a group, be asking the Rybka website and forum to remove your CCRL links and the below statement from the Rybka website and forum...
by mwyoung
Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Additional CEGT-Blitz-Update with 9271 more games
Replies: 43
Views: 7193

Re: Additional CEGT-Blitz-Update with 9271 more games

"The policies of the Rybka forum and statements that they make regarding testing groups have nothing to do with me as Roger said." Even if we end up removing Rybka from our lists (which interestingly none of testing groups or other testers have done yet as far as I'm aware), as things currently sta...
by mwyoung
Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Additional CEGT-Blitz-Update with 9271 more games
Replies: 43
Views: 7193

Re: Additional CEGT-Blitz-Update with 9271 more games

Is not the reason you chose not to test Houdini, the same reason Rybka is in so much trouble now, but who are you still defending??? And Mr. Banks you don't live in a vacuum. It was the Rybka Forum that posted the standard of what is a clone or not a clone. And what is a legit program, and what was...