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by JohnW
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Final Release of Ethereal, V12.75
Replies: 126
Views: 7256

Re: Final Release of Ethereal, V12.75

Thank you for your efforts, Andy. If your main goal is to compete with a hand-crafted engine against another hand-crafted engine, as was the tradition from 1968-2018, then it is a good time to quit. With neural network engines, a stronger engine can be created by just throwing more hardware at trai...
by JohnW
Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crystal 3.0
Replies: 27
Views: 4718

Re: Crystal 3.0

Is there an *.exe somewhere?
by JohnW
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Banksia GUI released
Replies: 1037
Views: 172389

Re: Banksia GUI released

I was wondering if you could consider adding functionality to the gui that would provide ratings to the engines based on the games\tournaments played. I currently use a program called Ordo which works well but it's tedious to do manually. Would be amazing if you could add that functionality! Thanks ...
by JohnW
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Are there chess programs to evaluate chess rating
Replies: 4
Views: 643

Re: Are there chess programs to evaluate chess rating

Sorry if I am misunderstanding but could you use Ordo?

https://sites.google.com/site/gaviotachessengine/ordo

"Ordo is a program to calculate ratings of individual chess engines (or players) "
by JohnW
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Anyone know how to fix an DGT e-piece?
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Re: Anyone know how to fix an DGT e-piece?

Thanks. I was able to buy a replacement piece from ChessHouse.com for $15. I would love to know why it would just stop working.
by JohnW
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Anyone know how to fix an DGT e-piece?
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Anyone know how to fix an DGT e-piece?

I have a DGT Bluetooth chessboard and one of my white Bishops no longer registers. Anyone know if there is a way to fix it?
I sent an email to DGT but they are slow to answer.

Thank you,

John
by JohnW
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Cheese 2.2
Replies: 7
Views: 660

Re: Cheese 2.2

Thanks. I chose to ignore what Bitdefender was saying and downloaded it anyway. Then I scanned the *.exe and it didn't find anything.
I should have known, Bitdefender is always throwing up red flags or putting chess engine *.exes into quarantine as soon as I try to use them.
by JohnW
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Cheese 2.2
Replies: 7
Views: 660

Re: Cheese 2.2

When I try to go to the webpage BitDefender throws up this error:

Dangerous page blocked for your protection
http://cheesechess.free.fr/
Dangerous pages attempt to install software that can harm the device, gather personal information or operate without your consent.
by JohnW
Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: playing like a human should do it
Replies: 20
Views: 2220

Re: playing like a human should do it

Can you give an example of a move(s) in this game that only a human would play? Not trying to argue, I just can't tell the difference.