David Dahlem wrote:So far, i've only tried tuning eval weights and piece values. Even so, this can result in huge strength improvement. These settings are my best at this time, playing equal to Houdini 1.5. If any one would like to try them ---
Fire 1.5 Ultra
I'm continuing to test other parameters, trying to find the #1 engine.
I've pm'ed you the parameters of Fire 1.5 xTreme Scylla
It's extremely strong after playing +200 games at long time controls beating Houdini 1.03a and playing at the level of Houdini 1.5 +-5 Elo....
I've changed all the pieces values using the formula applies on a personality of FireBird 1.1 which still tops my rating list even ahead of Houdini 1.5....
I'm running a mamooth tournament engaging 132 engines each playing 4 games against all the other engines running on two overclocked i7 systems 24/7 with a total of 30054 games
See,the thing is,most of the super top engines are tunned against each other,but when they play in a RR tournament facing a big number of various opponents,you'll be surprised how they'll perform....
Head to head matches are simply too wrong to be established as a standard utility to measure a chess engine's strength....sure they shed some light,but the truth is left far far behind....
_No one can hit as hard as life.But it ain’t about how hard you can hit.It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.How much you can take and keep moving forward….