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by David Carteau
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney September
Replies: 48
Views: 8252

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney September

I will try to participate with Orion ! Since I'm not familiar with Winboard and that I only participated once (in July 2015), I'm not sure to be technically ready. I've just tested the connection and all seems ok, but... In case of problem, do not wait for me and start the tournament ! Note : I brow...
by David Carteau
Wed Sep 28, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL Engine Authors' Tournament (will start October 1st)
Replies: 181
Views: 33260

Re: CCRL Engine Authors' Tournament (will start October 1st)

Hi Graham, if it's not too late, I would like to participate with Orion : thanks in advance !
by David Carteau
Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CEGT - rating lists April 10th 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

Re: CEGT - rating lists April 10th 2016

Thanks to all the CEGT team for having tested Orion !
by David Carteau
Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Orion release : v0.3 !
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

Re: New Orion release : v0.3 !

Wolfgang wrote: CEGT test running: http://cegt.forumieren.com/t573-testing-orion-0-3

Nice improvement so far! :D
I didn't expect such an elo boost : it's great ! Thanks Wolfgang - and all the CEGT team - for your work :)
by David Carteau
Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Orion release : v0.3 !
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

New Orion release : v0.3 !

I'm pleased to release a new version of my little UCI engine Orion ! This new version had only one goal : put some order in the source code and obtain a clean compile ! I have however decided to experiment some pruning techniques to see if it could increase playing strengh. My own tests give me hope...
by David Carteau
Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 53rd Amateur Series Division 6
Replies: 17
Views: 2228

Re: Final Standings

Yes, many thanks Graham for organizing and running these tournaments ! Orion didn't get a high score, but it was a pleasure to compete against other engines. Congratulations to all the authors ! I hope to release a new version by the end of the year, if time doesn't miss ;-)
by David Carteau
Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Special Stars
Replies: 21
Views: 2352

Re: Final Standings

Thanks a lot Graham for this first tournament, which was the first for Orion !
Congratulations to all participants ;-)
by David Carteau
Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New free engine - Orion
Replies: 26
Views: 6368

Re: New free engine - Orion

David Carteau wrote: A patched version will be available soon
The patch is available for all users that encountered problems on hosts without 'popcnt' support. Simply re-download Orion v0.2 from here.

I hope everything will be ok now... Don't hesitate to report any new problems. Thanks !
by David Carteau
Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New free engine - Orion
Replies: 26
Views: 6368

Re: New free engine - Orion

I have two computers that do (FX-8300, and i3), and two that don't (core 2 duo mobile and Q9650). It was on the c2d machine that it crashed, and I'm sure it would too on my Q9650. I now tried it on my i3 and it worked, it opened up a dos box saying something about popcnt support=yes, then it closed...