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by Henk
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: DeepMind releases OpenSpiel
Replies: 2
Views: 994

Re: DeepMind releases OpenSpiel

I thought DeepMind was interested in solving complex problems.
They did not solve chess. Or what is the PV from initial position leading to best result?
So they can't solve complex puzzles.
by Henk
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney July
Replies: 62
Views: 9327

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney July

I almost forgot Skipper doesn't update chessboard datastructure anymore only using magic bitboards.
But can't get rid off chessboard datastructure.

Singer of the who played in movie "the legacy". Bit boring movie by the way. So no need to watch it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q90FsyEGy24
by Henk
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: planned weekly komodo vs human series on chess.com
Replies: 53
Views: 4686

Re: planned weekly komodo vs human series on chess.com

I miss the yearly Lyudmil Tsvetkov-Stockfish match. For he was telling us Stockfish played worse than himself.

Might be he quit with computer chess. I don't know.

So now I can't compare strength of current engines against humans.
by Henk
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Blunders or why quit playing chess
Replies: 6
Views: 1456

Re: Blunders or why quit playing chess

Why didn't I play d5 on first move? Because someone told me some years ago Nf6 was best move. So never listen to cheap advice for they usually tell you half of the story or you forget half of the story. 21. Bg5?? I remember I overlooked f6. That's why I should quit playing chess. So I made at least ...
by Henk
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: planned weekly komodo vs human series on chess.com
Replies: 53
Views: 4686

Re: planned weekly komodo vs human series on chess.com

Thanks you very much Larry. I appreciate the attention and deference you have with me; Being very close to reaching sixty years of age, we discovered the scope of that proverb that teaches: "Vanity of vanities and everything is vanity." I am very clear that Providence has wanted to place me in a wo...
by Henk
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: deepdebt
Replies: 8
Views: 1613

Re: deepdebt

Dead people don't speak so you can't measure their happiness.

No money means death.
by Henk
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: deepdebt
Replies: 8
Views: 1613

Re: deepdebt

One should have created a money machine first before spending dollars on research. Otherwise it won't work. Money machine can be taxes or a software program with many users paying for their licenses each year. People with great ideas should keep them secret. That will learn that research is not for ...
by Henk
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Where did all these 3400 engines come from?
Replies: 40
Views: 4744

Re: Where did all these 3400 engines come from?

Maybe there plan is have as much elo as possible no matter what. Thats what they are tuned for.
Don't know how much knowledge is needed to achieve that goal.


If they use much knowledge then they are not stupid.
by Henk
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Are the van Foreests the new Polgars?
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Re: Are the van Foreests the new Polgars?

Can't make money with playing chess when you are older than 45. So you should earn as much money as possible when you are young.


Don't know about chlld labor. Fisher, Michael Jackson being bad examples.