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by Karol Majewski
Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini analysis in Fritz 13--strange.
Replies: 12
Views: 2278

Re: Houdini analysis in Fritz 13--strange.

Yes. To get the same output every time you have to reduce number of threads to 1. That's the nature of MP engines :cry:
by Karol Majewski
Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini analysis in Fritz 13--strange.
Replies: 12
Views: 2278

Re: Houdini analysis in Fritz 13--strange.

Hmm... You are using more than 1 thread, so you'll never get the same engine output twice. Engines on multiple procesors are non-deterministic. That's normal behavior.
by Karol Majewski
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 13
Replies: 6
Views: 2374

Re: Fritz 13

Has anyone seen how big the download version is, and if you need to download it at once or can download it in sections? Andrew There are 5 files to download: 1. Fritz 13 main setup (597 MB) 2. Fritz 13 book (78,7 MB) 3. Database (289 MB) 4. Multimedia database English (1,02 GB) 5. Multimedia databa...
by Karol Majewski
Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 13: “Let’s Check”
Replies: 55
Views: 10059

Re: Fritz 13: “Let’s Check”

One question to those who have purchased F13: Is "Let's Check" feature optional? I'm going to buy F13 GUI, but I'm not going to use this feature.
by Karol Majewski
Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chiron 1.0 available for preorder
Replies: 40
Views: 12494

Re: Chiron 1.0 available for preorder

Wow. I like the idea od bulding engine that detects pawn blockages. Hope it does better than Shredder here.
by Karol Majewski
Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Houdini 2.0 running for the IPON
Replies: 61
Views: 13283

Re: Houdini 2.0 running for the IPON

Poor Strelka. It loses 0-40 so far :lol:
by Karol Majewski
Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 3 release
Replies: 96
Views: 37081

Re: Komodo 3 release

Both komodo-3.exe and komodo-3-sse4.exe crash immediately under my Windows 7 64-bit :(
by Karol Majewski
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best chess gui
Replies: 68
Views: 15414

Re: Best chess gui

poisonedpawn wrote:surprised that fritz isn't more popular. IMO it is by far the best.
Too buggy for me. Under Windows 7 64-bit, F12 GUI crashes regularly when I load engine parameters from file. My vote goes for Shredder.
by Karol Majewski
Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Black hole
Replies: 29
Views: 6136

Re: Black hole

I made some analysis of the following position: [D]3N2r1/2K1p3/4Pk2/8/Bp5b/8/2P5/8 b - - 0 1 and my conclusion is: mate in 28. Here's a sample line: 1... Bg3+ 2. Kd7 Rxd8+ 3. Kxd8 Kxe6 4. Ke8 Kd6 5. Kf7 e5 6. Bb5 e4 7. Kg6 Kc5 8. Ba6 Kd4 9. Kf5 e3 10. Kg4 Kc3 11. Kf3 Kd2 12. Bc4 Bf2 13. Bb5 Kxc2 14....