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by Martin
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marvin 3.2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 631

Marvin 3.2.0

A new version of Marvin is now available. Based on my testing it is about 60 elo stronger than the previous version.

Release: https://github.com/bmdanielsson/marvin- ... tag/v3.2.0

Thanks to all the testers!

Regards
Martin
by Martin
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney July
Replies: 43
Views: 6305

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney July

I managed to login again now.
by Martin
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marvin 3.1.0
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Marvin 3.1.0

Marvin 3.1.0 is now available. It is ~50 elo stronger than 3.0.0 with 1 core and ~70 elo stronger with 4 cores.

Release: https://github.com/bmdanielsson/marvin- ... tag/v3.1.0
by Martin
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Run EPD test suites on Mac
Replies: 11
Views: 1589

Re: Run EPD test suites on Mac

I have written a small Python script (using python-chess) that I use for running EPD test suites. It's similar to the old epd2wb tool by Bruce Moreland, but for UCI engines. Send me a PM with your email address if you're interested and I'll share it with you.
by Martin
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marvin 3.0.0
Replies: 9
Views: 2817

Re: Marvin 3.0.0

Thank you for reporting these issues. I'll make sure to fix them for the next release.
by Martin
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marvin 3.0.0
Replies: 9
Views: 2817

Marvin 3.0.0

Hi, I have released Marvin 3.0.0. The main new feature is that Marvin now has multi-thread support using lazy smp. There are also some smaller evaluation and build improvements. Approximate rating improvement: 1cpu vs 2.2.0: +35 elo 2cpu vs 1cpu: +35 elo 4cpu vs 1cpu: +75 elo Release: https://github...
by Martin
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marvin 2.2.0
Replies: 1
Views: 563

Marvin 2.2.0

Hi,

Version 2.2.0 of Marvin have been released. Based on 1200 games at 40/4 it's about 100 Elo stronger than version 2.1.0.

Release: https://github.com/bmdanielsson/marvin- ... tag/v2.2.0
Source code: https://github.com/bmdanielsson/marvin-chess
by Martin
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marvin 2.1.0 released
Replies: 1
Views: 662

Marvin 2.1.0 released

Hi, A new version of Marvin have just been released. I estimate that the new version is ~70 Elo stronger than the previous version. Highlights: * Support for Syzygy tablebases (using the Fathom library) * PVS search * Reverse futility pruning Release: https://github.com/bmdanielsson/marvin-chess/rel...
by Martin
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Marvin 2.0.0 released
Replies: 6
Views: 1683

Marvin 2.0.0 released

In late 2015 I started working on my engine again after a ten year long break. Now it has finally reached a state where I feel good about releasing it. Based on 1200 games at 40/4 version 2.0.0 is about 450 Elo stronger than the last version which was 1.3.0. That should put it around 2400 Elo. Highl...