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by kinderchocolate
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: gui engine communication help needed
Replies: 17
Views: 3082

Re: gui engine communication help needed

I agree polyglot is a better source code to learn form. Anyway, you don't even have to read the source. The protocol is documented, and you can play around by typing the commands manually on a terminal.
by kinderchocolate
Sun Dec 05, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Kasparov delux for mobile phone
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Re: Kasparov delux for mobile phone

Where did you buy it and which platform did you use?
by kinderchocolate
Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Open Source with Java or C#
Replies: 20
Views: 3749

Re: Open Source with Java or C#

Hi, I just want to share my personal experience. I'm also writing a chess GUI software. It's designed as a cross-platform, targeted for iPhone, iPad, Android, PCs, Macs and even Linux. I think the best programming language is C++. C# is not really portable, as stated, Mono is not a real substitute. ...
by kinderchocolate
Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Arena Chess GUI 2.5 (Public Beta)
Replies: 136
Views: 24159

Re: Arena Chess GUI 2.5 (Public Beta)

Can anybody help me?

I want the board to look like the screenshot, the brown layout. However, the default visual layout is blueish. Is there any easy way for me to switch over?
by kinderchocolate
Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish for iPad
Replies: 18
Views: 3100

Re: Stockfish for iPad

I agree. Why don't you charge for your program, you could make a fortunate!
by kinderchocolate
Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Which engine plays at the level of the top gms?
Replies: 34
Views: 6961

Re: Which engine plays at the level of the top gms?

Software has its limits. Even the best program will make strategical errors from time to time. Computers have a limited search horizon so sometimes a computer will play a move just to reach a positional bust a few moves later. A strong human chess player can see that because of his vast strategic k...
by kinderchocolate
Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Stockfish endgame evaluation problem
Replies: 18
Views: 3790

Re: Stockfish endgame evaluation problem

To make your conclusion, the engine might need over 20 depth and quite impractical.