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Re: New engine releases

Post by Graham Banks » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:50 am

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Re: New engine releases

Post by tpoppins » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:36 am

Graham Banks wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:50 am
Betsabe II 1.84
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42015
Thank you for sharing, Graham.

This version (like all previous ones, apparently) won't work under Cute Chess GUI. Indeed, although once installed it's visible in the list of installed engines, it's absent from the New Game and New Tournament dialog boxes. The cause is a non-compliant value for the "variants" feature (a zero instead of "normal").

I emailed the author about this issue, hope he can release a quick fix for this and for the incorrect old version number given in "myname". Meanwhile I got it working by hacking the exec directly.
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Re: New engine releases

Post by Norbert Raimund Leisner » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:51 am

Blitzkibitz 1.0 https://github.com/svalentin/blitzkibitz/releases > 2011-02-11
Groupycat (Source Code) https://github.com/frapator/groupycat
Hedgehog 1.82 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1751zpc ... nRPP1/view > 2018-05-31
Pirarucu 2.0.7 https://github.com/ratosh/pirarucu/releases > 2018-06-14
Texel 1.08a11 https://mega.nz/#!DpYhXZSA!IebiaUe_KOgn ... hHL1b-bpyQ > 2017-10-01
Virutor 1.1.4 (Android) https://sites.google.com/site/virutor/ > 2013-11-17


SDChess from Russia http://www.sdchess.ru/download_engines.htm contains Linux editions for Laser 1.6 beta (1-2-3) and Rodent III 0249

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Re: New engine releases

Post by Guenther » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:48 pm

Norbert Raimund Leisner wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:51 am
AdaChess 2017.02.09 beta http://www.adachess.com/download
Apollo 1.2 https://github.com/stnevans/Apollo/releases
Blitzkibitz 1.0 https://github.com/svalentin/blitzkibitz/releases
ChessBrainVB 3.68 TCEC https://github.com/RZulu54/ChessBrainVB/releases
Dimitri 4.00 http://lesgames.altervista.org/dimitri.html
Drosophila 1.5.1 https://github.com/gustafullberg/drosophila/releases
Gambit 1.0.4 https://sourceforge.net/projects/gambitchess/files/
Javalin 2.1 (Source Code) https://github.com/ambrooks1/andychess3
Rapspeed 18-02-01 https://github.com/Thibor/Rapspeed/releases
Swordfight 2018.02.28 https://github.com/replomancer/Swordfight/releases
Virutor 1.1.4 (Android) https://sites.google.com/site/virutor/
Winter 0.1.1 https://github.com/rosenthj/Winter/releases

Norbert
Why are those posted under 'new releases'?
Most of them are old if not very old...

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Re: New engine releases

Post by tpoppins » Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:06 am

tpoppins wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:36 am
Graham Banks wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:50 am
Betsabe II 1.84
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42015
Thank you for sharing, Graham.

This version (like all previous ones, apparently) won't work under Cute Chess GUI. Indeed, although once installed it's visible in the list of installed engines, it's absent from the New Game and New Tournament dialog boxes. The cause is a non-compliant value for the "variants" feature (a zero instead of "normal").

I emailed the author about this issue, hope he can release a quick fix for this and for the incorrect old version number given in "myname". Meanwhile I got it working by hacking the exec directly.

The author emailed me a fixed version that reports the correct myname to protover and, more importantly, works with Cute Chess GUI:

juan benitez wrote:Try this Betsabe II 1.84, with only 2 changes:

- 1.66 to 1.84 and
- variants = 0 to variants = normal;

everything else remains the same.
Betsabe II 1.84 fixed (exec only)
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Re: New engine releases

Post by tpoppins » Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:26 am

Guenther wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:48 pm
Norbert Raimund Leisner wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:51 am
AdaChess 2017.02.09 beta http://www.adachess.com/download
Apollo 1.2 https://github.com/stnevans/Apollo/releases
Blitzkibitz 1.0 https://github.com/svalentin/blitzkibitz/releases
ChessBrainVB 3.68 TCEC https://github.com/RZulu54/ChessBrainVB/releases
Dimitri 4.00 http://lesgames.altervista.org/dimitri.html
Drosophila 1.5.1 https://github.com/gustafullberg/drosophila/releases
Gambit 1.0.4 https://sourceforge.net/projects/gambitchess/files/
Javalin 2.1 (Source Code) https://github.com/ambrooks1/andychess3
Rapspeed 18-02-01 https://github.com/Thibor/Rapspeed/releases
Swordfight 2018.02.28 https://github.com/replomancer/Swordfight/releases
Virutor 1.1.4 (Android) https://sites.google.com/site/virutor/
Winter 0.1.1 https://github.com/rosenthj/Winter/releases

Norbert
Why are those posted under 'new releases'?
Most of them are old if not very old...
Quite bizarre indeed!

Drosophila 1.5.1, for example, dates back to early March; I remember that quite distinctly as it was released in response to the ticket I myself submitted. Worse yet, I see that the CCW engine list has been updated with incorrect dates. Oh dear ...

Can anyone in email contact with Norbert ask him politely to please start checking for replies to his own posts?
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Re: New engine releases

Post by Norbert Raimund Leisner » Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:30 am

Tirsa,

it would be a good idea to tell Ron directly what´s going wrong on CCWiki here. I mentioned only changes that were not mentioned (yet) on CCWiki.

Because of the versions, I relied on authors´ editions that are written (GitHub and other sources/websites).

Norbert

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Re: New engine releases

Post by Ron Murawski » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:24 pm

Hi Tirsa and Norbert,

There's nothing 'wrong' with my list. I have limited time to track updates and I miss some of them occasionally. Accordingly, I am changing the introductory paragraph at the Computer-Chess Wiki Engine List to read:

Latest dates may vary from other sources; New dates are determined according to the date that I add them to this list.

The Chess Engine List list is meant for people who visit my site periodically and want to download engines they are missing since the last time they visited. If you are looking for accurate dates, I would recommend visiting Guenther Simon's site.

Best regards,
Ron

Norbert Raimund Leisner wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:30 am
Tirsa,

it would be a good idea to tell Ron directly what´s going wrong on CCWiki here. I mentioned only changes that were not mentioned (yet) on CCWiki.

Because of the versions, I relied on authors´ editions that are written (GitHub and other sources/websites).

Norbert

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Re: New engine releases

Post by Damir » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:01 pm

That link is not working.... :( :(

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Re: New engine releases

Post by tmokonen » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:15 pm

Nemorino 4.5 is not an official release, but a development version. The official release versions are here:

https://bitbucket.org/christian_g_nther ... downloads/

4.5 is not the latest development version either. 4.16 is the latest. The latest development version is here:

https://bitbucket.org/christian_g_nther ... o/overview

Scroll down to the section that says Installation.

And if you go to https://bitbucket.org/christian_g_nther ... ommits/all you can see all the development versions for which builds have been made. Clicking on the green check marks leads you to the builds on AppVeyor.

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