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by bstjean
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The first release of the CGR games database
Replies: 30
Views: 5075

Re: The first release of the CGR games database

Are you saying that the DB is already 206G big, but below 16 Million games?
No! I'm saying I have downloaded 206G of PGN games and this database was built from that. Obviously, it looks like everyone has MANY games in common!!
by bstjean
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The first release of the CGR games database
Replies: 30
Views: 5075

Re: The first release of the CGR games database

It’s been known for a while, games from the CCRL (Computer Chess Rating Lists) use a “custom” round number and many chess database programs don’t seem to like it. Besides, importing CCRL games will often cause the famous “Round Name limit of 262143 exceeded” error in Scid or Scid vs PC. So I have d...
by bstjean
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The first release of the CGR games database
Replies: 30
Views: 5075

Re: The first release of the CGR games database

thx for your great work. sadly the archiv ist corrupt. Looks like the problem is on your end. I downloaded the zip file myself, again, to test it and it works just fine. Besides, it's been downloaded 50+ times so far and I haven't received any comment nor email from anyone saying the archive was co...
by bstjean
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The first release of the CGR games database
Replies: 30
Views: 5075

Re: The first release of the CGR games database

Looks like the problem is on your end. I downloaded the zip file myself, again, to test it and it works just fine. Besides, it's been downloaded 50+ times so far and I haven't received any comment nor email from anyone saying the archive was corrupted. I'm using the 7-Zip software (on Windows) and i...
by bstjean
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The first release of the CGR games database
Replies: 30
Views: 5075

The first release of the CGR games database

As I was collecting games to build an opening book for my chess engine (in development), I thought "why not share my games with everyone" ? And then it became a project of its own! Well, here's the very first release of the CGR database! For those interested, the details are here : https://chessgame...
by bstjean
Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Virtual Chess II
Replies: 11
Views: 3570

Re: Virtual Chess II

The ChessProgramming wiki doesn't seem to have all the info. According to Weill's PhD thesis (written in French), there were 4 programs that eventually lead to Virtual Chess namely, Echec, Cumulus, Ecume and finally Joker. Weill also later worked on the Frenchess chess engine (running on a Cray T3D ...
by bstjean
Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Virtual Chess II
Replies: 11
Views: 3570

Re: Virtual Chess II

Yes! I also had it! Do you have games (against other chess engines) you could make public?

tia!
by bstjean
Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Please can someone post me best link to best chess browser..
Replies: 13
Views: 2648

Re: Please can someone post me best link to best chess brows

Which OS are you using? Windows? Mac? Linux? And how much RAM & processor? And what are your specific means? Need a database? An engine? A PGN browser? A mix of the 3 ?
by bstjean
Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Any Interest?
Replies: 3
Views: 1115

Any Interest?

I was wondering if there was any interest for any of these (I have googled but I haven't found much) : 1) would there be any interest in a series of blog articles (*** in French ***) on coding a chess engine 2) would there be any interest in a series of blog articles (*** in French ***) on coding a ...