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by Dann Corbit
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: WAC cleaned and revised (201 positions)
Replies: 16
Views: 1873

Re: WAC cleaned and revised (201 positions)

For WAC.140, Bc7 is a mate in 27. I realize that Rc7 is a mate in 12, but both moves win. r2b1rk1/pq4p1/4ppQP/3pB1p1/3P4/2R5/PP3PP1/5RK1 w - - ce 32714; dm 27; pv Bc7 Rf7 h7+ Kh8 Qxf7 Be7 Qxe7 Qc8 Re1 Qe8 Rxe6 Qxe7 Rxe7 Kxh7 Rc5 Kg6 Rxd5 Rh8 Rdd7 Kf5 f3 Rh7 Rxg7 Rxg7 Rxg7 Ke6 Bd8 a6 Ra7 Kd5 Rxa6 Kxd...
by Dann Corbit
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Mac Pro is back - finally
Replies: 16
Views: 2423

Re: The Mac Pro is back - finally

There is a group building unauthorized Macs from AMD, including the latest threadrippers. Of course they are smoking hot. https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&sxsrf=ACYBGNRjdgu6Qmqlk0ysyb4sgaTZBQHilQ%3A1576084112641&ei=kCLxXc3cJpST0PEP95KC-Ag&q=threadripper+mac+hackintosh&oq=threadripp...
by Dann Corbit
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: THE SSDF RATING LIST 2019-12-10
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: THE SSDF RATING LIST 2019-12-10

If you buy them some GPUs, I bet they would jump on it.
by Dann Corbit
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: I bought a stop-gap machine
Replies: 27
Views: 881

Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

We've got this thing in our backyard:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Coulee_Dam
You would think power would be dirt cheap.
by Dann Corbit
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: THE SSDF RATING LIST 2019-12-10
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: THE SSDF RATING LIST 2019-12-10

I am guessing the phones will be difficult.
Unless there is an Auto232 connection or some other way to automate it.
Imagine doing 1000 40/2hrs games by hand.
You gotta sleep sometime
by Dann Corbit
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: I bought a stop-gap machine
Replies: 27
Views: 881

Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

$0.107172 per KWh, so about 11 cents Costs are based on average PSE residential rates for electric service ($. 088594 per kWh [first 600 kWh] and $0.107172 [remaining kWh]) and natural gas service ($. 97449 per therm) as of February 2013. Rates are based on usage of 1,000 kWh per month and 68 therms...
by Dann Corbit
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Arasan 22.0
Replies: 11
Views: 656

Re: Arasan 22.0

I had no issues using Macafee
by Dann Corbit
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: An AMD compiling hunch
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Re: An AMD compiling hunch

Yes, the modern flag makes the fastest code, apparently.
I suspect that the CPU does have other capabilities that native would enable.
Too bad there is a phony-baloney PEXT in the mix.
by Dann Corbit
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: I bought a stop-gap machine
Replies: 27
Views: 881

Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Projected shipping date is 12/12/2019.
I believe that the projected delivery date was the 20th.