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Re: Unleash Komodo 9 to the Computer-Chess World!

Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 3:19 am
by Graham Banks
mjlef wrote:
lkaufman wrote:I voted for "Sometime in March" because I think we will reach +40 over Komodo 8 sometime this month. Not a promise, just the way I would bet.
I voted "Sometime in March", since it does not specify which year! :-)
:lol:

Re: Unleash Komodo 9 to the Computer-Chess World!

Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:46 am
by Vinvin
reflectionofpower wrote:I do not think they should release Komodo 9 until it is ready and has a significant strength increase.
If you don't give numbers, your comment is useless. :?
Personally, I'd say +35 to 40 Elo is the minimum between 2 commercial versions. That's roughly +5% score against the same pool of opponents.

Re: Unleash Komodo 9 to the Computer-Chess World!

Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:00 pm
by notyetagm
lkaufman wrote:I voted for "Sometime in March" because I think we will reach +40 over Komodo 8 sometime this month. Not a promise, just the way I would bet.
Thanks for the update, GM kaufman.

:-)

Re: Unleash Komodo 9 to the Computer-Chess World!

Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:05 pm
by Dayffd
Graham Banks wrote:
APassionForCriminalJustic wrote:I am hopeful that the release of Komodo 9 is only just around the corner. Please Mark and Larry, give us a new Komodo.

Is there anybody else out there eagerly dying for the release of Komodo 9?
Engine authors shouldn't feel pressured to release before they're fully satisfied that they're ready to do so.
Absolutely.