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Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:33 am
by jeffreyan11
Laser 1.5 has now been released and is available at
https://github.com/jeffreyan11/uci-ches ... s/tag/v1.5

Self-play regressions:
+84 in 8000 games at 3+0.02
+97 in 4000 games at 15+0.05

Estimated CCRL elo is 3110

Major changes:
Multiple bugfixes
Low depth pruning changes
Evaluation tuning
Implement pondering: This is a preliminary release of pondering, which may not work with GUIs other than Cutechess. Pondering support will continue to improve in future versions.

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:31 am
by Graham Banks
Impressive progress! :)

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:37 am
by Damir
Very Good Jeffrey. Keep up the good work. :)

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:06 am
by Dokterchen
Awesome progress! Thank you Jeffrey.

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:44 pm
by IanO
Congrats on the plus result in the TCEC rapid tournament. Looks like your progress is far outstripping Laser's 2510 rating!

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:19 pm
by ThatsIt
jeffreyan11 wrote: [...snip...]
Implement pondering: This is a preliminary release of pondering, which may not work with GUIs other than Cutechess. Pondering support will continue to improve in future versions.

Pondering works under Shredder Classic and Arena too.
And, the first match result looks also pretty well:
http://cegt.forumieren.com/t916-testing ... 5-x64#1969.

Best wishes,
G.S.
(CEGT team)

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:15 pm
by Dan Cooper
Laser hype!

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:18 am
by jeffreyan11
That's good news, thanks for testing!
ThatsIt wrote:
jeffreyan11 wrote: [...snip...]
Implement pondering: This is a preliminary release of pondering, which may not work with GUIs other than Cutechess. Pondering support will continue to improve in future versions.

Pondering works under Shredder Classic and Arena too.
And, the first match result looks also pretty well:
http://cegt.forumieren.com/t916-testing ... 5-x64#1969.

Best wishes,
G.S.
(CEGT team)