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by brinan
Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini and Gaviota Tablebases
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: Houdini and Gaviota Tablebases

[...] If the initial position is an EGTB draw but Houdini has a material advantage, Houdini will still play for a win - the opponent might be human or an engine without end game table bases. Thanks Robert for explanation (should have checked your site). My concern stemmed from watching DR4 and Houd...
by brinan
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini and Gaviota Tablebases
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: Houdini and Gaviota Tablebases

[...] In drawn positions the best thing is simply to play the drawing move if you are the inferior side but if you have the advantage it is better to calculate and not use the tablebases because there is a chance that your opponent is going to make a mistake. Logical. Guess author of Critter took a...
by brinan
Sat Dec 18, 2010 2:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini and Gaviota Tablebases
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Houdini and Gaviota Tablebases

Robert No Access When Black To Move Within Arena GUI v2.0.1, set up kr v krp endgame. When analysing, Houdini 1.5 immediately responded when White to move, but not so on Black's turn. Instead, started analysing. Tried Critter 0.90. Responded straight away regardless of whether White or Black to move...
by brinan
Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.5 is released
Replies: 177
Views: 72788

Re: Houdini 1.5 is released

Thanks for new release.

Will add to my chess ladder.

Next set of challenges will include Deep Rybka 4 v Houdini 1.5 (both with Large Page support off).
by brinan
Sun Dec 05, 2010 7:46 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Stockfish Shines Against DR4
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Re: Stockfish Shines Against DR4

M ANSARI wrote:... weaknesses ....

By the way is there a way to collect those games as one pgn file to take a look at the games? Thanks in advance.
Note DR4 lost one game on time.

Go here for link to PGN file.
by brinan
Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Stockfish Shines Against DR4
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Re: Stockfish Shines Against DR4

Challenge over.

Stockfish top of chess ladder after succeeding in its challenge 6.5-3.5.
by brinan
Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critte 0.90 released
Replies: 70
Views: 30994

Re: Critte 0.90 released

Will add to my ladder.

Challenges Igorrit 0086v9 once current matches completed.

Thanks for update.
by brinan
Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Stockfish Shines Against DR4
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Stockfish Shines Against DR4

Stockfish 1.9.1 has won 4 games in a row against Deep Rybka 4 in my ladder challenge number 28.
Games can be played through here (each engine has 90 minutes).
by brinan
Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Live Game Notice
Replies: 30
Views: 5018

Live Game Notice

3pm Saturday, 20th November 2010 (UTC+0/GMT).

Fire 1.31 v Stockfish 1.9.1

Challenger Stockfish needs just half a point from the last two games to topple Fire from rank 4.

This match so far has had only 4 draws from ten games.
by brinan
Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Live Game Notice
Replies: 30
Views: 5018

Live Game Notice

3pm Thursday, 21st October 2010 (UTC+1/GMT+1/British Summer Time).

Igorrit 0086v9 v Houdini 1.02

Challenger Igorrit needs to win last game to topple Houdini from rank 5.