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by D Sceviour
Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Schooner Version 1.4
Replies: 29
Views: 9608

Re: Schooner Version 1.4.1

Here are the patches for Schooner1.4.1 :

1. Fixed WARNING ERR bug for polyglot book
2. Improved xboard force commands. Arena .abk books should work now.
3. Added a simple sc.ini file for hash and book.
by D Sceviour
Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Schooner Version 1.4
Replies: 29
Views: 9608

Re: Schooner Version 1.4

Graham, The program works as promised from the initial post providing no changes are made. However, the current version 1.4 requires a polyglot "book.bin" to be installed in the same directory or the engine will crash. There is a fix for this and will be updated along with some improvements to the x...
by D Sceviour
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Schooner Version 1.4
Replies: 29
Views: 9608

Re: Schooner Version 1.4

OK, ShortLines.abk uses the force command to send a sequence of moves. Since there were three moves, the side to move was supposed to change. 2015-08-20 15:36:24,644-->1:force 2015-08-20 15:36:24,852-->1:c2c4 2015-08-20 15:36:24,852-->1:e7e5 2015-08-20 15:36:24,852-->1:c4c5 Unfortunately Schooner do...
by D Sceviour
Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Schooner Version 1.4
Replies: 29
Views: 9608

Re: Schooner Version 1.4

Gabor, thank you. It did not take long to find a way to get the engine to crash. Apparently, the interface takes the following WARNING ERR very seriously and aborts the process: 2015-08-20 15:36:24,624<--1:#Polyglot Book "book.bin" not found - WARNING ERR # 2 Deleting the WARNING ERR line from the c...
by D Sceviour
Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Schooner Version 1.4
Replies: 29
Views: 9608

Re: Schooner Version 1.4

Hello Gabor, You are asking important questions. Schooner does not support an initialization file, but that will be put on the to-do list for the future if the standard interfaces cannot setup the engine properly. The resident book is about four half moves deep. It selects a random opening based on ...
by D Sceviour
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Schooner Version 1.4
Replies: 29
Views: 9608

Re: Schooner Version 1.4

Hello Graham,

Maybe 2300-2400 depending on the resources allowed. Wait for someone else’s opinion to be sure.
by D Sceviour
Wed Aug 19, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Schooner Version 1.4
Replies: 29
Views: 9608

Schooner Version 1.4

Here is another chess program: Schooner1.4_64.exe - WinBoard compatible - 64 bit - SSE Popcnt support - Default hash size 128Mb - adjustable - 1 CPU - no threading - No pondering allowed - Resident personality book - Also supports polyglot style book - named "book.bin" in the same directory as the e...