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by zenpawn
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: SALC V5 openings and books launched
Replies: 72
Views: 10502

Re: SALC V5 openings and books launched

The tag may be standard, but having square brackets inside the tag values is likely not, and in this particular case, does not follow the "format of the player name tags."
by zenpawn
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: finding eval swings in pgn?
Replies: 12
Views: 3514

Re: finding eval swings in pgn?

I'd like to try the endgame test set option, but alas F4 and Fn F4 both close the program on my laptop. Perhaps you could create a menu of menus using, say, F11? :)
by zenpawn
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: finding eval swings in pgn?
Replies: 12
Views: 3514

Re: finding eval swings in pgn?

Thanks for the quick fix and the awesome tool. This ought to keep me busy, lol.
by zenpawn
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: finding eval swings in pgn?
Replies: 12
Views: 3514

Re: finding eval swings in pgn?

Unfortunately, it crashes with only the example and test files in the pgn folder.
by zenpawn
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: finding eval swings in pgn?
Replies: 12
Views: 3514

Re: finding eval swings in pgn?

Very nice. What's the command for that output? Thanks.
by zenpawn
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: finding eval swings in pgn?
Replies: 12
Views: 3514

Re: finding eval swings in pgn?

Thank you. Unfortunately, the install failed on Windows 10.
by zenpawn
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: finding eval swings in pgn?
Replies: 12
Views: 3514

finding eval swings in pgn?

Before I potentially reinvent the wheel, does anyone know of a script that will take an annotated PGN, like those saved by Arena, and find positions where the score your engine gave for its next move is significantly worse than the one it gave on the prior? For example, given this small snippet: 37....
by zenpawn
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: In response to Uri's thread about positional understanding
Replies: 18
Views: 3837

Re: In response to Uri's thread about positional understandi

Did you end up taking any of Dann's alternate (better?) best moves into account? (The other thread ends after his findings.) If so, do you have an updated suite? Thanks.
by zenpawn
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Idea for free passer improving
Replies: 3
Views: 815

Re: Idea for free passer improving

I do this in RM too, since, in general, it's a good thing to have your king in front of the pawn. I don't recall the exact results of the tests, but they confirmed this logic.
by zenpawn
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AlphaZero SF game 10 Does Your Engine Find 29Qh3?
Replies: 39
Views: 7878

Re: AlphaZero SF game 10 Does Your Engine Find 29Qh3?

The Queen is positioned on H1 out of play.This looks like something from science fiction,an Alien game! When I first saw this game, I was reminded of Carlsen's Qf4-g4-h3-h1 maneuver in Game 3 of the 2013 World Chess Championship in Chennai. [pgn][Event "World Championship"] [Site "Chennai"] [Date "...