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by gbtami
Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Proposal for Linux engine standard
Replies: 107
Views: 11415

Re: Proposal for Linux engine standard

I guess it woud have to depend on the capabilities of the engine. If it can be switched through the protocol interface between the various variants, such as Fairy-Max, Pulsar, NebiyuChess, Sjeng (WB) or between Chess and Chess960 (UCI), I guess it would be most convenient if the info-file contained...
by gbtami
Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Proposal for Linux engine standard
Replies: 107
Views: 11415

Re: Proposal for Linux engine standard

No, it is not an extension, and in fact more a subset. The only difference is that 'position start' is not understood, but any position-go command always has to start with a fen. (Perhaps because 'start' is supposed to be the initial position for Chess, not Xiangqi.) But unfortunately the Cyclone G...
by gbtami
Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Proposal for Linux engine standard
Replies: 107
Views: 11415

Re: Proposal for Linux engine standard

But as I know the UCI doesn't support chess variants at all (except Chess960, but it has option to ask for and set to play), so no need to answer your last question. (cough...) The World's strongest Xiangqi engine, Cyclone, is UCI The World's strongest Seirawan-Chess engine is UCI. None of them tel...
by gbtami
Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Proposal for Linux engine standard
Replies: 107
Views: 11415

Re: Proposal for Linux engine standard

It seems to be a non-starter in the most literal sense. How would you know where the the engine is, or even what is an engine? Randomly starting every binary of the system several times, to see if you can play a game of Chess in them in any of the protocols you know? You still wouldn't find all tho...