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by tmokonen
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Last ChessBase native (eng) Crafty
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Re: Last ChessBase native (eng) Crafty

The 32 and 64 bit versions of native Chessbase Crafty 23.01 are archived here, as well as some older versions:

http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www ... s/crafty/*
by tmokonen
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Count the number of nodes of perft(14) and beyond
Replies: 15
Views: 993

Re: Count the number of nodes of perft(14) and beyond

There is no draws in perft. Perft is only useful in opening positions as a performance tool. And hunting some en passant/castling/ etc bugs as there is lots of shuffling. For example KK is totally valid for perft. But that doesn't give valuable data about anything. Perft goodness depends totally on...
by tmokonen
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What was the last version of Crafty that used Nalimov...
Replies: 6
Views: 537

Re: What was the last version of Crafty that used Nalimov...

OK, I uploaded all of my 64 bit versions of Crafty 25.0 here: https://mega.nz/#!fpFUmYLA!zpCCBYjCUnbR9M1m2IzIBgtWKwuCTbc2ZxnHHnONMus Some versions say they are popcount, and none of them specifically said they were bmi2, but I have no way to test here. I guess you will just have to see which of the ...
by tmokonen
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What was the last version of Crafty that used Nalimov...
Replies: 6
Views: 537

Re: What was the last version of Crafty that used Nalimov...

I take it you're looking for a popcount, non-BMI2 compile of 25.0? I can dig around my external drives and see what I have.
by tmokonen
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: When will the chess programmers write an engine that plans ?
Replies: 199
Views: 11515

Re: When will the chess programmers write an engine that plans ?

... For computers, there is no strategy or tactics. It's just calculation. Strategy and tactics are meaningful concepts only for human chess thinking. I agree. Moreover what is tactics play, what is strategical play is only the question of definitions. In my mind, tactics are search/lookahead, and ...
by tmokonen
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine: Stash
Replies: 84
Views: 13632

Re: New engine: Stash

I received a request to make a generic non-popcount 64 bit compile of Stash-bot v12, so here it is:

https://mega.nz/#!G1sD3CJQ!FZAsMQ97NjYc ... OkasfWX81o
by tmokonen
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!
Replies: 32
Views: 4273

Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Maybe they wanted to show off that their fake device can handle FRC.
by tmokonen
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine: Stash
Replies: 84
Views: 13632

Re: New engine: Stash

I created a 64 bit windows executable for Stash 11.0.1:

https://mega.nz/#!PgUX1K4K!myQDEiRtOdQa ... 9nsMgcwlqQ
by tmokonen
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How to pass parameters in Cutechess?
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Re: How to pass parameters in Cutechess?

Take a look at the arg option for passing command line parameters.

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