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by corres
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Time to revise modern theory
Replies: 54
Views: 10719

Re: Time to revise modern theory

[quote="drj4759"] I don't have to pay for Cerebellum to reveal its best moves. It's already revealed and it's so easy to neutralize it. When Cerebellum commercial will be released, some opening books are ready to tackle it. Even at this stage, it is effectively just a normal opening book, nothing ne...
by corres
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: King Indian like and usefulness of engines
Replies: 40
Views: 5852

Re: King Indian like and usefulness of engines

Thanks for detailed answer. Before my reaction I should express that in my opinion the main issue are my English is not so fluent than yours and you have not read too many books and articles about your hobby. [quote="Evert"] But what exactly [i]is[/i] the fact that you quote? Do you mean that a bett...
by corres
Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: King Indian like and usefulness of engines
Replies: 40
Views: 5852

Re: King Indian like and usefulness of engines

[quote="Dann Corbit"][quote="corres"]I have pointed to school-books and their authors. Definition of speed arises from them. Please, debate with them.[/quote] If you take Stockfish, and simplify the eval to only count wood, it will run faster. And be 1000 Elo weaker.[/quote] Please, read my primary ...
by corres
Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: King Indian like and usefulness of engines
Replies: 40
Views: 5852

Re: King Indian like and usefulness of engines

[quote="Evert"][quote="corres"]I have pointed to school-books and their authors. Definition of speed arises from them. Please, debate with them.[/quote] You have to do better than vague claims to back up your point. I know a guy who once spoke to a guy who said something, but that's hardly relevant ...
by corres
Sun Nov 06, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: King Indian like and usefulness of engines
Replies: 40
Views: 5852

Re: King Indian like and usefulness of engines

I have pointed to school-books and their authors.
Definition of speed arises from them.
Please, debate with them.
by corres
Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: King Indian like and usefulness of engines
Replies: 40
Views: 5852

Re: King Indian like and usefulness of engines

[quote="Lyudmil Tsvetkov"] [quote="corres"]old tests prove that the power of an engine is mainly determined by the speed of that engine. [/quote] at least try to follow latest top engine developments, before commenting. [/quote] I think that vivid phantasy does not substitute the concrete knowledge....
by corres
Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Far from perfect
Replies: 8
Views: 789

Re: Far from perfect

[quote="Henk"] Brute force/exhaustive search until a shallow depth is best for then you know exactly which positions they missed otherwise we get fooled by these amazing search depths. [/quote] It was not a long time ago when the common view was in the case of alpha-beta search that the first twenty...
by corres
Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: couple of questions about stockfish code ?
Replies: 95
Views: 11072

Re: couple of questions about stockfish code ?

[quote="Milos"] Increase available hash in fishtest and suddenly you'll notice 16bit version becoming much worse. [/quote] I think maybe this issue is one of the causes for the strange behavior of Stockfish showed in some cases during TCEC-s. Because above TCEC there lot of peoples who use Stockfish...
by corres
Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: King Indian like and usefulness of engines
Replies: 40
Views: 5852

Re: King Indian like and usefulness of engines

[quote="PK"] There is a lot of human positional knowledge that has not been encoded in the modern chess engines yet. [/quote] Every single logic decrease the speed of engine. For this reason you must choice between two possibility: Engine 1 - You make an engine with lot of logic for being very cleve...
by corres
Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: King Indian like and usefulness of engines
Replies: 40
Views: 5852

Re: King Indian like and usefulness of engines

[quote="cdani"] Maybe this can be aborded by tuning some parameters specifically for this type of structures. Or instead of tuning parameters, something can be done adding a helper function like the ones we tend to do for the endgames. [/quote] The main issue is that the parameters what are good for...