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by mhull
Tue May 08, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Something 'Fishy' about Strelka
Replies: 8
Views: 6097

Re: Something 'Fishy' about Strelka

Using IdaPro to examine the binary, it's not a chess engine. It's a decryption engine sitting over a giant block of data. Seems pretty strange for a chess engine of 1.4 MB to consist of 95% data, a decryption engine, and a small set of Winboard commands. I guess that Uri was right. Perhaps there's ...
by mhull
Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Bounced from FICS
Replies: 17
Views: 23138

Re: Bounced from FICS

For some reason, the "assesswin > 0" in the program's formula is not working. The program is still being matched to very low rated challengers. I tried "assesswin > 1" and there was no difference. -------- One idea is to equip Symbolic with a cheater detector of some kind. For example, if a suppose...
by mhull
Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Kibitz score reporting in server play
Replies: 16
Views: 14866

Re: Kibitz score reporting in server play

How should position evaluation scores be reported when kibitzing in server play? I like the idea of a score that reflects the position -- negative scores good for Black, positive for White. For display purposes, I like the assumption that a pawn is roughly equal to 1, understanding that internal re...