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by Spliffjiffer
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release
Replies: 23
Views: 3751

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

while im ardy impressed with McCain, furthermore id like to ask 2 simple things additionally:
1. what is this "UCI-ELO"-option...its set to 1500 by default (minimum (same with McBrain)) and can be set to max 2800 ??
2. what is this "ICCF analysis"-option...what can i do/change with it ??
by Spliffjiffer
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release
Replies: 23
Views: 3751

Re: McBrain v9.9 / McCain v2 Release

@ McCain (MB's future derivative): might it be possible to add a "distance to 50 move rule" as H6 has it implemented ?...this would be a very helpful option imho for analysing. i like the McCain-engine ardy very much and like to say THANK YOU to MikeB and wish him success and fun with his new projek...
by Spliffjiffer
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Testposition
Replies: 8
Views: 1292

Re: Testposition

by chance i just found the sources of the game i was talking about (i was asked about that and i didnt know it at that time) : the game was I.Starostits (Lettland) vs M.Golubew (Ukraine), played in Germany at the "StauferOpen" (www.stauferopen.de) in 2004 in the penultimate round. to complete it her...
by Spliffjiffer
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish bug in 50 moves rule found (or arena bug)
Replies: 5
Views: 464

Re: Stockfish bug in 50 moves rule found (or arena bug)

probably he anticipated RxB and wins the endgame but its 1 move too late for that....SF can count to 50 ;-)
by Spliffjiffer
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: maximal depth that stockfish changes its mind
Replies: 5
Views: 657

Re: maximal depth that stockfish changes its mind

to change "nothing" AND make the problem a "study" (or bettter sayed: a mate-problem) this position seems most adequate to my eyes (makes the move most surprising to my eyes): [D]qrb5/rk1p1K2/p2P4/Pp6/1N2n3/6p1/5nB1/6b1 w - - 0 1 again...Kg7!! (only move), mate 13 respect to the original author, he/...
by Spliffjiffer
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: maximal depth that stockfish changes its mind
Replies: 5
Views: 657

Re: maximal depth that stockfish changes its mind

but its easy to correct this to a real study:
we put white king to h7 and the only move with mate in 13 is:
[D]qrb5/rk1p3K/p2P4/Pp6/1N2n3/6p1/5nB1/6b1 w - - 0 1
1.Kg7!! (only move) mate 13
by Spliffjiffer
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: maximal depth that stockfish changes its mind
Replies: 5
Views: 657

Re: maximal depth that stockfish changes its mind

hi Uri,
bad study as it seems after 15 sec SF-dev search:
SF says Kh7 is a dual !?
by Spliffjiffer
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: interesting endgame in CCCC
Replies: 11
Views: 1227

Re: interesting endgame in CCCC

yes, its incredible ;-)....1. its a study...2...sometimes the engines are insanely amazing, othertimes they dont get the easiest things ;-)
by Spliffjiffer
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: interesting endgame in CCCC
Replies: 11
Views: 1227

Re: interesting endgame in CCCC

hi Eelco, yes the line your Kaissa gives is practically the same i was getting my conclusion from (but as sayed i have the most important 6-men installed)...your Kaissa gives: 55 81:06 -3.02 165...Kf4 166.Qe6 Ke4 167.Qc6+ Ke3 168.Qb5 Qc3 169.c6 f4 170.Ka7 Qa3+ 171.Kb6 Qd6 172.Qb3+ Kf2 173.Qa2+ Kg3 1...
by Spliffjiffer
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: interesting endgame in CCCC
Replies: 11
Views: 1227

Re: interesting endgame in CCCC

hi Jon, after some back and forth SF-dev says 0.00 after 166.Kb6...seems like a draw eighter way !??...yes, SF says 168.Kb6?? is loosing and gives a draw-score after your suggested 168.Ka7!!(only move)...i have installed some 6-men-TB but not all...this is just a quick observation and not a deep ana...