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by Ant_Gugdin
Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Dedicated Chess Computers
Replies: 76
Views: 16798

Re: Dedicated Chess Computers

I have a wireless DGT board. It has a long range so I can set it up on a separate table (although my laptop needs to be close enough that I can hear the moves being called out). If someone manufactured a DGT board- compatible robotic arm, I'd buy it...
by Ant_Gugdin
Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Dedicated Chess Computers
Replies: 76
Views: 16798

Re: Dedicated Chess Computers

Why don't you buy a nice DGT board and download an old or weak engine to play against? :)
by Ant_Gugdin
Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity Detector Available
Replies: 189
Views: 50049

Re: Similarity Detector Available

If you are right, Vas is being very hard done by here. It would hardly be fair to see a program which is based on Rybka kill Rybka's sales because it has surpassed its playing strength. Robert deserves credit for finding extra ELO where the Rybka team could not. However, if Vas is genuinely innocent...
by Ant_Gugdin
Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity Detector Available
Replies: 189
Views: 50049

Re: Similarity Detector Available

By the way, I'm amazed that nobody has run a comparison between Rybka 3 and Ippolit. Didn't that debate rage for ages and ages? :) I don't have a copy of Rybka 3 but, if anyone does, an early version of Ippolit can be found here: http://www.open-chess.org/download/file.php?id=41.
by Ant_Gugdin
Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity Detector Available
Replies: 189
Views: 50049

Re: Similarity Detector Available

Obviously, my reply is that Robbolito is based on Ippolit, which is a derivative/clone of (closed-source) Rybka 3. The reason I (and, I suspect, a number of others) didn't care about this is that Rybka itself appeared to be a derivative of an open-source program, namely Fruit. In other words, Houdin...
by Ant_Gugdin
Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity Detector Available
Replies: 189
Views: 50049

Re: Similarity Detector Available

Don't know if anyone's posted comparisons with Houdini 1.03a before... ------ Houdini 1.03a x64 1_CPU (time: 100 ms) ------ 72.85 RobboLito 0.084 (time: 100 ms) 72.80 RobboLito 0.085g3 x64 (time: 100 ms) 71.75 Houdini 1.5 x64 (time: 100 ms) ------ Houdini 1.5 x64 (time: 100 ms) ------ 71.75 Houdini ...