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by jeffreyan11
Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Laser 1.0 Release
Replies: 5
Views: 1751

Re: Laser 1.0 Release

MikeB wrote:
Here's a Mac executable.
Thanks! I have added this to the release page.
by jeffreyan11
Thu Dec 24, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Laser 1.0 Release
Replies: 5
Views: 1751

Laser 1.0 Release

About 100 elo gain over the last version on a single core, and now has a basic lazy SMP implementation.

https://github.com/jeffreyan11/uci-ches ... e/releases


Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone :)
by jeffreyan11
Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: The Dutch Rebel
Replies: 20
Views: 2019

Re: Standings after Round 8 of 30

Thanks for all the tournaments you do, Graham! I'm pretty happy with Laser's performance so far, especially when it beat CMX :) It's weird to think that was the program my parents bought for me years ago when I started playing chess...
by jeffreyan11
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Test this in your engine and post your results
Replies: 9
Views: 1620

Re: Test this in your engine and post your results

Do you do IID when no hash move is available? My guess is that when these ALL nodes become PV or CUT nodes later, the "best" move you stored from fail soft, while not necessarily good, is still better than storing no move at all and having no best move to work with (which is what happens if you set ...
by jeffreyan11
Thu Oct 29, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Laser 0.1 moves instantly every move for me
Replies: 9
Views: 1958

Re: Laser 0.1 moves instantly every move for me

Sounds good! I'll try to check in with this forum time to time.

It also appears that Laser 0.2 has a fair number of connection stalls, so I'll be trying to fix that and upload a new version over the next week or two.
by jeffreyan11
Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Laser 0.1 moves instantly every move for me
Replies: 9
Views: 1958

Re: Laser 0.1 moves instantly every move for me

Hi everyone,

Thanks for making me aware of this.

A new version (0.2) has been released that hopefully contains a patch for the problem (I wasn't able to reproduce it in ChessGUI so I have no way of being sure...)