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by tpoppins
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is BlueFish better than Stockfish ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1902

Re: Is BlueFish better than Stockfish ?

Nothing beats kippers for breakfast,
Mommy dear, oh Mommy dear
by tpoppins
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Near-random movers
Replies: 21
Views: 5561

Re: Near-random movers

Note that NEG isn't much like a random mover (although it does randomize its moves a little, but there are 2400 Elo engines that do that too). It is a non-searching engine, which just plays by SEE (counting moving away the target of the worst SEE against it as additional gain), and in quiet positio...
by tpoppins
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sapeli 1.0 - New chess engine
Replies: 79
Views: 20160

Re: Sapeli 1.0 - New chess engine

Updated the Near-random movers thread in the Programming subforum with a summary and links, including that to a RuyRandom Win64 compile -- apologies to Toni for this detour.
by tpoppins
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Near-random movers
Replies: 21
Views: 5561

Re: Near-random movers

A summary of this and a couple of related threads. Random movers Brutus RND RAndscacs 0.89025 with UCI option Random set to 10,000 Arminius with --Rnd cmdline switch RuyRandom Sapeli 1.02 final with UCI option AILevel set to zero Near-random movers ACE 0.1 Acqua 20160918 Alouette 0.0.4 CPP1 NEG POS ...
by tpoppins
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Near-random movers
Replies: 21
Views: 5561

Re: Near-random movers

RuyRandom x64 SSE3 Windoze build:

RuyRandom-tp.zip (Mediafire)
RuyRandom-tp.zip (Filedropper)

The original source was linked to earlier in this thread.
by tpoppins
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sapeli 1.0 - New chess engine
Replies: 79
Views: 20160

Re: Sapeli 1.0 - New chess engine

Thank you for the info, Guenther, I found both and more.
by tpoppins
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: cutechess gui build
Replies: 65
Views: 16424

Re: cutechess gui build

Cute Chess GUI 2019-04-27 x64

cutechess-2019-04-27-tp.zip (Mediafire)
cutechess-2019-04-27-tp.zip (Filedropper)

New in this compile: graphics changes by Guenther Simon
  • board colors
  • slightly smaller pieces
  • eval history graph colors
by tpoppins
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 368
Views: 83593

Re: New engine releases 2019

If someone wants to take a shot at 'Gearheart', which was virtually announced in January by Josh Odom. sources: https://bitbucket.org/odomobo/gearheart http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=69764&p=788244&hilit=gearheart#p788244 GearHeart 0.16 POPCNT and SSE3 builds Mediafire: GearHeart-0...
by tpoppins
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: cutechess gui build
Replies: 65
Views: 16424

Re: cutechess gui build

Nordlandia wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:12 pm
tpoppins: do you know the reason for the relative long time since last commit?
They either ran out of chess variants to add or consider CC already good enough not to need any more changes.
by tpoppins
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sapeli 1.0 - New chess engine
Replies: 79
Views: 20160

Re: Sapeli 1.0 - New chess engine

@Dann: you compile crashes on this Westmere box with an "Exception code: 0xc000001d" error. I guess it needs a Haswell or later. But your code changes enabled me to compile under MSYS2/MinGW at last -- thank you! @Toni: thank you for the update. For me the most important part was this: This 1.02 ver...