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by whereagles
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: It looks like the big 3 in TCEC are LC0, SF and Allie now!
Replies: 29
Views: 2694

Re: It looks like the big 3 in TCEC are LC0, SF and Allie now!

SF still kicks in round-robins, but competition is getting stronger.
by whereagles
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: evaluation that usually go up when you are winning
Replies: 14
Views: 1090

Re: evaluation that usually go up when you are winning

Evaluation staying planted at +13 only means the engine is unable to find a clear-cut game continuation where white forces the win of more material. Which is normal because.. well, it's almost the starting position and the search tree is still immense:)
by whereagles
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Where are the funs of Leela?
Replies: 78
Views: 6137

Re: Where are the funs of Leela?

that's fine. i just find it a bit pointless. in computer chess I just enjoy the games, which I could never reproduce over the board :)
by whereagles
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Where are the funs of Leela?
Replies: 78
Views: 6137

Re: Where are the funs of Leela?

people get quite emotional about what is "best"
by whereagles
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is AlphaZero-LC0 (Leela0) A chess Engine?
Replies: 31
Views: 4158

Re: Is AlphaZero-LC0 (Leela0) A chess Engine?

."If Someone Has A Old VW Beetle and Then Puts a Ferrari engine suspension and transmission in it and special wheels and tires and a Nitro system in it for performance..Is it still a VW or Is It Now really a Ferrari? wheres the Cutoff?" Thx AR :) :wink: 8-) well doh it's a ferrari in a beetle shell...
by whereagles
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: armageddon in norway chess
Replies: 33
Views: 2618

Re: armageddon in norway chess

I like the altibox chess rules, but they kind of make the play a bit bipolar. Games start out slow, but at some stage they begin to speed up quite a lot due the unusual time controls.. and if there is a draw, armaggeddon makes play go from bipolar to outright schizophrenic :roll: No wonder some play...
by whereagles
Wed May 29, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish Beats LC0 to Win 2019 Chess.com Tourney
Replies: 21
Views: 2830

Re: Stockfish Beats LC0 to Win 2019 Chess.com Tourney

didn't Kai once made a flowchart of komodo eval into wins? that should make it possible to transform an eval into win percentage and its reverse That might apply just to Komodo. yes, but similar flowcharts can be constructed for stockfish and used as a basis for transforming leela expected score to...
by whereagles
Tue May 28, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish Beats LC0 to Win 2019 Chess.com Tourney
Replies: 21
Views: 2830

Re: Stockfish Beats LC0 to Win 2019 Chess.com Tourney

didn't Kai once made a flowchart of komodo eval into wins? that should make it possible to transform an eval into win percentage and its reverse
by whereagles
Thu May 23, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC S15, END of an ERA event is much more Brutal than I thought!
Replies: 127
Views: 17007

Re: TCEC S15, END of an ERA event is much more Brutal than I thought!

I think he teaches it in some heuristics course. Masters level I believe
by whereagles
Thu May 23, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC S15, END of an ERA event is much more Brutal than I thought!
Replies: 127
Views: 17007

Re: TCEC S15, END of an ERA event is much more Brutal than I thought!

the "end of an era" is giving a friend of mine who teaches AB at the university a headache... I suppose he's considering getting a GPU :D