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by tmokonen
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ChessDBCN
Replies: 14
Views: 1983

Re: ChessDBCN

Very cool resource. Thank you for all the effort you put into it.
by tmokonen
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Scorpio 3.0
Replies: 60
Views: 9658

Re: Scorpio 3.0

Well, that's a surprise for sure. Nice of Daniel to add that UCI support.
by tmokonen
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 86900

Re: New engine releases 2019

New release of Minic, version 0.87, with executables:

https://github.com/tryingsomestuff/Minic/releases
by tmokonen
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (24th August 2019)
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Re: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (24th August 2019)

Thank you for testing my engine. I really appreciate it.
by tmokonen
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 86900

Re: New engine releases 2019

Somehow missed the release of AcquaD 3.9.1 a couple of weeks ago:

http://www.elektrosoft.it/scacchi/acquad/acquad.asp
by tmokonen
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 86900

Re: New engine releases 2019

Guenther wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:02 am

http://www.chess2u.com/t10820-jacksprat

Well, now I have to look at it again.
Hmm, yes, some of the piece square tables are the same, as well as some similarity in I/O handling.
by tmokonen
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 86900

Re: New engine releases 2019

I should have read more closely - CrazyAra, as indicated by the name, plays Crazyhouse. I don't see anything for orthodox chess. Sorry if I wasted anyone's time by not mentioning this. Still, it does look like an interesting project. I was testing out Jacksprat against AdaChess 3.6 and Tony's Chess ...
by tmokonen
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 86900

Re: New engine releases 2019

A couple of GitHub engines that haven't been mentioned here yet, both tagged as official releases with executables.

Jacksprat 1.0
https://github.com/differentprogramming ... t/releases

CrazyAra 0.6.0
https://github.com/QueensGambit/CrazyAr ... e/releases
by tmokonen
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Scorpio 3.0
Replies: 60
Views: 9658

Re: Scorpio 3.0

+1! Dear Daniel, it would be highly appreciated if Scorpio supports the UCI protocol (in addition to wb). Please give it a serious consideration if your time allows. In fact, the same hopeful request goes to the great authors of Crafty, Phalanx, ExChess ... :!: None of Daniel's engines over the las...
by tmokonen
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Interesting Chess Math/Simulation Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 684

Re: Interesting Chess Math/Simulation Problem

How about a queen (or other piece) that can check and give mate, but cannot capture, or be captured? This sort of queen would be deadly in an endgame, but not as powerful in the opening, where every piece would be a barrier. Maybe still too powerful.