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by sedicla
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Where's the joy in writing a chess engine?
Replies: 44
Views: 9080

Re: Where's the joy in writing a chess engine?

I think one reason is what many mentioned, it is a escape from work. I've done few programming currently, I am more on a system analyst role, so in chess programming I can do at my own pace, test ideas, learn, and take breaks. But i think the main reason for me is the "wow" moment, when your "creati...
by sedicla
Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 62nd Amateur Series Division 4
Replies: 12
Views: 1305

Re: Final Standings

Thanks Graham for running the series! Much appreciated!
by sedicla
Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Steven Edwards RIP...
Replies: 38
Views: 9081

Re: Steven Edwards RIP...

Condolences to family and friends.

:(
by sedicla
Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Detailed changes in Andscacs from 0.86 to 0.872
Replies: 18
Views: 4143

Re: Detailed changes in Andscacs from 0.86 to 0.872

Thanks for sharing Daniel, and good luck at TCEC!
:D
by sedicla
Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: How texel probes endgame tablebases
Replies: 10
Views: 3709

Re: How texel probes endgame tablebases

Hey Peter, it seems you did a very sophisticated tablebase implementation. I am planning to implement egtb in my engine and I was planning to implement syzygy support. Since I am not familiar with egtb implementation I was wondering why you need to complement with gaviota. In other words what I wil...
by sedicla
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: How texel probes endgame tablebases
Replies: 10
Views: 3709

Re: How texel probes endgame tablebases

Hey Peter, it seems you did a very sophisticated tablebase implementation. I am planning to implement egtb in my engine and I was planning to implement syzygy support. Since I am not familiar with egtb implementation I was wondering why you need to complement with gaviota. In other words what I will...
by sedicla
Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine testing hardware.
Replies: 11
Views: 2665

Re: Engine testing hardware.

I just bought a W10 mini pc windows. About U$80 from amazon. I am testing it now. If it goes well i will probably buy another 1 or 2. I like because it comes with windows 10. I use visual studio to develop. So I just insert a pen drive and start cutechess. In my case it is very convenient. Does any...
by sedicla
Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine testing hardware.
Replies: 11
Views: 2665

Re: Engine testing hardware.

Roughly how many do you mean by 'some'? There are ppl that do a not bad engine with just for example one 4 core computer. Ok, this is a bit short but specially in the beginnings most improvements are big enough to be detectable statistically with not that much games. When you arrive to do improveme...
by sedicla
Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine testing hardware.
Replies: 11
Views: 2665

Re: Engine testing hardware.

I just bought a W10 mini pc windows. About U$80 from amazon. I am testing it now. If it goes well i will probably buy another 1 or 2. I like because it comes with windows 10. I use visual studio to develop. So I just insert a pen drive and start cutechess. In my case it is very convenient. Does anyo...