McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEASE

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by Rodolfo Leoni » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:04 pm

MikeB wrote:TWO 8-) 8-) Stockfish-based derivative Chess Engines for you to play with ...

Stockfish-McBrain v2.7 and Aristides v2.0 ( based on latest SF-Cfish)
Details, source and exe's for Windows, Linux and Macs - both 64 and 32 bit.

https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/releases/tag/2.7

now ...Start your Engines!!
A propòs, thanks for your new releases, Mike. :)

Any chance to see Daniel's code incorporated in furure?
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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by Damir » Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:11 pm

Thanks a lot for the new engine Mike. :)

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by Damir » Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:14 pm

Rodolfo Leoni wrote:
peter wrote:
Rodolfo Leoni wrote: Goga Moga's download link gives me only advertisement pages, tough. I can't download it...
To me this one works, the download as well as the engine.
Thanks Goga Moga
I had to try a dozen times before getting the download... crappy site! :shock:

Thanks Goga Moga. :)
try this link: https://we.tl/19koHZMpLY

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by Rodolfo Leoni » Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:01 pm

Damir wrote:
Rodolfo Leoni wrote:
peter wrote:
Rodolfo Leoni wrote: Goga Moga's download link gives me only advertisement pages, tough. I can't download it...
To me this one works, the download as well as the engine.
Thanks Goga Moga
I had to try a dozen times before getting the download... crappy site! :shock:

Thanks Goga Moga. :)
try this link: https://we.tl/19koHZMpLY
Got it. Thanks! :)
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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by royb » Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:31 pm

MikeB wrote:TWO 8-) 8-) Stockfish-based derivative Chess Engines for you to play with ...

Stockfish-McBrain v2.7 and Aristides v2.0 ( based on latest SF-Cfish)
Details, source and exe's for Windows, Linux and Macs - both 64 and 32 bit.

https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/releases/tag/2.7

now ...Start your Engines!!
Something changed for the worse it appears. I run McBrain 2.6 (and now 2.7) on Linux using Wine. With 2.6, the UCI_Limit_Strength option shows in the window you get when you choose to configure McBrain in Arena 3.5.1.

However, with McBrain 2.7, the UCI_Limit_Strength option does NOT show, so it is not possible to make use of the UCI_Elo option (since that does not take effect without UCI_Limit_Strength being checked as active).

If there is something that can be done to make McBrain 2.7's UCI options display properly, that would be much appreciated!

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by MikeB » Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:20 am

royb wrote:
MikeB wrote:TWO 8-) 8-) Stockfish-based derivative Chess Engines for you to play with ...

Stockfish-McBrain v2.7 and Aristides v2.0 ( based on latest SF-Cfish)
Details, source and exe's for Windows, Linux and Macs - both 64 and 32 bit.

https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/releases/tag/2.7

now ...Start your Engines!!
Something changed for the worse it appears. I run McBrain 2.6 (and now 2.7) on Linux using Wine. With 2.6, the UCI_Limit_Strength option shows in the window you get when you choose to configure McBrain in Arena 3.5.1.

However, with McBrain 2.7, the UCI_Limit_Strength option does NOT show, so it is not possible to make use of the UCI_Elo option (since that does not take effect without UCI_Limit_Strength being checked as active).

If there is something that can be done to make McBrain 2.7's UCI options display properly, that would be much appreciated!
Thank you Roy for the feedback - a fix is on the way. I have friend who has graciously offered to help with the windows binaries and will post here when the updated is available to download. There will be no other changes - so for those who do not use the limit strength feature will not need to re-download.

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by JohnS » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:43 am

Michael

Many thanks for the new releases. I always look forward to your versions.

John

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by supersharp77 » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:29 pm

Thanks Michael for all your Great Works....two excellent additions that will be added to the upcoming KO tourney....AR :D :wink:

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by Gusev » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:45 pm

Hi Mike,

Should the Fastplay option be on or off when testing? What does the option mean?
MikeB wrote:TWO 8-) 8-) Stockfish-based derivative Chess Engines for you to play with ...

Stockfish-McBrain v2.7 and Aristides v2.0 ( based on latest SF-Cfish)
Details, source and exe's for Windows, Linux and Macs - both 64 and 32 bit.

https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/releases/tag/2.7

now ...Start your Engines!!

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Re: McBrain v2.7 & Aristides v2.0 - A Doubleheader RELEA

Post by MikeB » Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:08 pm

Gusev wrote:Hi Mike,

Should the Fastplay option be on or off when testing? What does the option mean?
MikeB wrote:TWO 8-) 8-) Stockfish-based derivative Chess Engines for you to play with ...

Stockfish-McBrain v2.7 and Aristides v2.0 ( based on latest SF-Cfish)
Details, source and exe's for Windows, Linux and Macs - both 64 and 32 bit.

https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/releases/tag/2.7

now ...Start your Engines!!
Fast Play - with a very high score,i.e., a score approaching a tablebase mate, it will play super fast, but not necessarily the shortest win in moves. I have use it most often to speed up play when I'm watching the game.

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