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by whereagles
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X
Replies: 182
Views: 25425

Re: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X

ok, let me rephrase that: everybody there is having great fun

and yes I can speak for everybody because that's what I see
by whereagles
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X
Replies: 182
Views: 25425

Re: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X

milos, you might think tcec is a joke but fact is everybody is having great fun there.
by whereagles
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X
Replies: 182
Views: 25425

Re: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X

also possible, although one might need to fiddle with the software to do that and TCEC is a bit short on manpower now, so I hear
by whereagles
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Human versus Machine
Replies: 162
Views: 30416

Re: Human versus Machine

agree.. this forum has too many headlines cluttering the posts. it sucks, but it is more functional..

anyone knows if there is any setting to turn off at least the topic title from appearing in every post?
by whereagles
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Leela will use Net 10480 in TCEC Div3
Replies: 44
Views: 6823

Re: Leela will use Net 10480 in TCEC Div3

There are many ways to tell the truth (whatever that may mean).

The more pleasant and courteous one is while doing so, the more likely it is one will be taken seriously. Empathy works.
by whereagles
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X
Replies: 182
Views: 25425

Re: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X

Just let DX finish this season. I doubt it will promote to division 2 anyway. Next season Wasp gets a direct entry to division 3 and it should be fine.

It is a fun engine to put in-between seasons for showdowns. Plus, it can be trained with engine games for improvements.
by whereagles
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Leela will use Net 10480 in TCEC Div3
Replies: 44
Views: 6823

Re: Leela will use Net 10480 in TCEC Div3

meanwhile the "lowly" 15x192 main server seems to be rising to unseen heights.. not bad for a would-be plateauing NN.

Well.. for self-play that is. Maybe it's not so hot in general play.
by whereagles
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Ivanhoe plays singlecore in TCEC 13 !!
Replies: 73
Views: 10496

Re: Ivanhoe plays singlecore in TCEC 13 !!

Moore's law is dead but survived far longer than expected, really.
by whereagles
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X
Replies: 182
Views: 25425

Re: TCEC season 13, 2 NN engines will be participating, Leela and Deus X

The gpus are not underpowered. 2x 1080Ti give about 22 teraflops of 32bit float performance (theoretically). What might happen is that they get too hot due to insufficient cooling. In that case they start throttling down significantly. Funny you mention that. Some TCEC viewers reported slow downs i...