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by sedicla
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tucano 7.00 Release - SMP version
Replies: 17
Views: 3427

Re: Tucano 7.00 Release - SMP version

Damir wrote:Thanks a lot for the new version Mr Schultz. I hope you continue to improve it. Can you tell use the estimated strength of your engine in terms of elo ? :)
Damir,

Currently tucano is about 2750 in CCRL. I hope it breaks the 2800 mark now :)
by sedicla
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tucano 7.00 Release - SMP version
Replies: 17
Views: 3427

Tucano 7.00 Release - SMP version

Hello, Tucano 7.00 is available for download at https://sites.google.com/site/tucanochess This is the parallel search version (shared hash table implementation). This version should be much stronger than 6.00, about 90 elo on fast time controls. Main improvement come from evaluation tuning using Tex...
by sedicla
Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Ten Years After
Replies: 14
Views: 3603

Re: Ten Years After

Thanks to all contributors. Learned a lot from chess wiki !
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: 10347

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: 1413

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: 9818

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: 4314

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: 4005

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: 4005

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...