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Re: Any success with these engines

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Fri May 09, 2008 7:29 pm

Tony Thomas wrote:
Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:
Piotr Cichy wrote:
Dr.Wael Deeb wrote: Are the last four downloadable somewhere :?:
Porucznik is available at polish chess forum: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/progszach/files/
However, only registered users can download the files...

Robin is (was?) available at http://www.robinchess.of.pl/

EGM is probably free available, but I don't know where to find it.

Joanna is available at
http://homepages.tesco.net/henry.ablett/jims.html
Thanks pal,much appreciated :D
I know that Swami goat Robin..I guess I can ask him for it..For Porcupinesol I actually have to send them an email.
That will be much appreciated Tony :D
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Re: Any success with these engines

Post by hgm » Fri May 09, 2008 7:38 pm

Piotr Cichy wrote:Yes: Pawe&#322; Kobylarz <pwkb7@wp.pl>
Thanks Piotr! I just wrote him an e-mail to inquire about EGM. Now let's hope it will penetrate his spam filter...

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Re: Any success with these engines

Post by maxchgr » Sat May 10, 2008 5:10 am

what kind of algorithm does micro max use? i mean maybe i can try to use such an algorithm as a human :P (please use layman explanation)

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Re: Any success with these engines

Post by Tony Thomas » Sat May 10, 2008 5:14 am

Tony Thomas wrote:Here is a slightly updated no play list...

AKIBA 0.0 (moves too slow and loses on time)
Apilchess (eternal pondering)
Arics 0.95 (does not move)
Dendron (frequent illegal moves)
Zchess 2 from Eamonn Ramsay (loses on time, 100% of the time)
If anyone knows any fixes for any of the above problems, let me know..Being weak is not a criteria for disqualification.

Tony Thomas

Re: Any success with these engines

Post by Tony Thomas » Sat May 10, 2008 5:55 am

Update # 4

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AKIBA 0.0 &#40;moves too slow and loses on time&#41; 
Apilchess &#40;eternal pondering&#41; 
Arics 0.95 &#40;does not move&#41; 
Bachess &#40;always runs out of time&#41;
Dendron &#40;frequent illegal moves&#41; 
Zchess 2 from Eamonn Ramsay &#40;loses on time, 100% of the time&#41; 

Tony Thomas

Re: Any success with these engines

Post by Tony Thomas » Sat May 10, 2008 6:27 am

Update # 5

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AKIBA 0.0 &#40;moves too slow and loses on time&#41; 
Apilchess &#40;eternal pondering&#41; 
Arics 0.95 &#40;does not move&#41; 
Bachess &#40;always runs out of time&#41; 
Dendron &#40;frequent illegal moves&#41; 
Gringo &#40;if the engine finds out that there is a mate, it just searches and searches until it loses on time&#41; 
Zchess 2 from Eamonn Ramsay &#40;loses on time, 100% of the time&#41;  
 

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Re: Any success with these engines

Post by swami » Sat May 10, 2008 6:29 am

Tony Thomas wrote:Update # 5

Code: Select all

AKIBA 0.0 &#40;moves too slow and loses on time&#41; 
Apilchess &#40;eternal pondering&#41; 
Arics 0.95 &#40;does not move&#41; 
Bachess &#40;always runs out of time&#41; 
Dendron &#40;frequent illegal moves&#41; 
Gringo &#40;if the engine finds out that there is a mate, it just searches and searches until it loses on time&#41; 
Zchess 2 from Eamonn Ramsay &#40;loses on time, 100% of the time&#41;  
 
yes, there are so many engines that do not have necessary features, that's why i decided to limit my testing to something that plays legally without bugs and the one which has some features in it enough to play like a decent 2000's.

Tony Thomas

Re: Any success with these engines

Post by Tony Thomas » Sat May 10, 2008 7:05 am

swami wrote:
Tony Thomas wrote:Update # 5

Code: Select all

AKIBA 0.0 &#40;moves too slow and loses on time&#41; 
Apilchess &#40;eternal pondering&#41; 
Arics 0.95 &#40;does not move&#41; 
Bachess &#40;always runs out of time&#41; 
Dendron &#40;frequent illegal moves&#41; 
Gringo &#40;if the engine finds out that there is a mate, it just searches and searches until it loses on time&#41; 
Zchess 2 from Eamonn Ramsay &#40;loses on time, 100% of the time&#41;  
 
yes, there are so many engines that do not have necessary features, that's why i decided to limit my testing to something that plays legally without bugs and the one which has some features in it enough to play like a decent 2000's.
Being weak is not a bug you know.. There are many weak engines that plays perfectly legal, no loses on time, no crashes, no wrong mate claim etc. I am very leniant when it comes to losing on time, if an engine loses less than 10% of its games on time, I let it play, anything more, it gets the goat. Also, I do not mind adjusting time controls for engines that doesnt play incremental time controls (chad's chess comes to mind). I guess by the time I am done (most likely by next year), you will have an idea on which engines to avoid, since we play the same time controls.

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Re: Any success with these engines

Post by beachknight » Sat May 10, 2008 2:47 pm

Hi Tony,

Could you please add versions too?

Like:

Akiba 20031118

Apilchess 1.01, 1.04, 1.05r1, 1.05r1a, 1.05r1b

Arics 0.95

Bachess 1.2, 1.3

Dendron 0.42 JA + does not move as black

Gringo 1.4.0, ..., 1.4.9

Zchess 2 from Eamonn R... + annoying compiler message while starting


Best,
hi, merhaba, hallo HT

Tony Thomas

Re: Any success with these engines

Post by Tony Thomas » Sat May 10, 2008 9:59 pm

beachknight wrote:Hi Tony,

Could you please add versions too?

Like:

Akiba 20031118

Apilchess 1.01, 1.04, 1.05r1, 1.05r1a, 1.05r1b

Arics 0.95

Bachess 1.2, 1.3

Dendron 0.42 JA + does not move as black

Gringo 1.4.0, ..., 1.4.9

Zchess 2 from Eamonn R... + annoying compiler message while starting


Best,
The only reason I didnt do that is because I assumed that people would think I am using the latest version..I will do so from the next update.

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