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by ilari
Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strongest Chess Engine
Replies: 49
Views: 52428

Re: Strongest Chess Engine

A chess player chooses his own opening moves, how he evaluates positions, and how many brain cells he wants to use . Wow, can you show me that trick one day? :D Sure, all we need is a lot of booze. It is possible that two protocols can be supported in one executable, this way, you can have the best...
by ilari
Mon Oct 08, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strongest Chess Engine
Replies: 49
Views: 52428

Re: Strongest Chess Engine

By the way, welcome to the club with your engine Sloppy. You should add UCI. It is a much easier protocol to implement. Thanks. Well, I've already added pretty much complete support for Xboard/Winboard protover 2, so easy of implementation isn't an issue. I chose Xboard because I like the philosoph...
by ilari
Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strongest Chess Engine
Replies: 49
Views: 52428

Re: Strongest Chess Engine

Uh, how did you estimate Vas's age?

Anyway, your formula (even if for fun) totally favors young programmers. It's a lot easier for a 23-year-old to write a 2630 elo program than for a 50-year-old to write a 5700 elo program.
by ilari
Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Here is something for the mad house (new engine rated 2500+)
Replies: 6
Views: 3550

Re: Here is something for the mad house (new engine rated 25

Yeah, that's my baby. I wrote it as a programmer, not a chess player. So naturally evaluation was the hardest part. But I'm already in the process of rewriting the eval, starting at king safety. Version 0.1.1. with some improvements to search, eval and configuration is underway. If anyone's curious ...