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by CheckersGuy
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 9
Replies: 99
Views: 24956

Re: Stockfish 9

Stockfish is an open project. So if you are programmer expert, please help the developers of Stockfish to reach the growth of 100 Elo. If you are a simple user only you have to give a very great Thanks! to them. The fact that it is an open project, I know how simply I'm not satisfied with the progr...
by CheckersGuy
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 9 is OUT!
Replies: 58
Views: 13002

Re: Stockfish 9 is OUT!

Any idea on how long it is going to take ?
by CheckersGuy
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Connect 4 AlphaZero implemented using Python...
Replies: 9
Views: 4673

Re: Connect 4 AlphaZero implemented using Python...

Looks intresting but I have to seriously question the game choice :D They could have choosen checkers which is still much simpler than chess but offers more complexity than connect 4.
by CheckersGuy
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Fail-soft or Fail-hard
Replies: 1
Views: 904

Fail-soft or Fail-hard

Hey guys,
my engine currently uses fail-hard + pvs ( and all the other pruning stuff). Is there any meaningfull difference when switching to failSoft ? Do all of the top engines use failSoft or failHard ?

Thanks :D
by CheckersGuy
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Announcing lczero
Replies: 68
Views: 27747

Re: Announcing lczero

Since A0 only did only visit 80k nodes per second I assume that the neural network had a good grasp on tactics. The gains in chess from the AlphaZero approach are arguably less in chess than in Go because of the more tactical nature in chess
by CheckersGuy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB
Replies: 35
Views: 5474

Re: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB

Did AlphaZero have a book? Yes, the learning data can compare to a book. It's a memory filled good score for lines that give good results (and bad score for lines that gives bad results). There's a small difference because opening lines are not hardcoded (= not a numerical value for each line) but ...
by CheckersGuy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB
Replies: 35
Views: 5474

Re: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB

Did AlphaZero have a book? Yes, the learning data can compare to a book. It's a memory filled good score for lines that give good results (and bad score for lines that gives bad results). There's a small difference because opening lines are not hardcoded (= not a numerical value for each line) but ...
by CheckersGuy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB
Replies: 35
Views: 5474

Re: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB

Did AlphaZero have a book? Yes, the learning data can compare to a book. It's a memory filled good score for lines that give good results (and bad score for lines that gives bad results). There's a small difference because opening lines are not hardcoded (= not a numerical value for each line) but ...
by CheckersGuy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB
Replies: 35
Views: 5474

Re: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB

Did AlphaZero have a book? Yes, the learning data can compare to a book. It's a memory filled good score for lines that give good results (and bad score for lines that gives bad results). There's a small difference because opening lines are not hardcoded (= not a numerical value for each line) but ...
by CheckersGuy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB
Replies: 35
Views: 5474

Re: AlphaZero Chess test - SF8 16 GB vs. 512 MB

Did AlphaZero have a book? Yes, the learning data can compare to a book. It's a memory filled good score for lines that give good results (and bad score for lines that gives bad results). There's a small difference because opening lines are not hardcoded (= not a numerical value for each line) but ...