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Damir
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Re: Sting SF 9.9 update.

Post by Damir » Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:57 pm

MikeB wrote:
lech wrote:There is one very convicing and shocking example.
If you want try to test any engine by "IQ" test, first try to solve this one.

[pgn] [FEN "rk6/p1r3p1/P3B1Kp/1p2B3/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"]
1. Bd7 b4 2. Kf7 b3 3. Ke8 b2 4. Kd8 b1Q 5. Bxc7{#}
[/pgn]

I think that much more than 30 depths for this very easy (trivial) mate in 5, it is too much to run "IQ" test at all.
I really appreciate Sting!

Here is soon to be released SF-McBrain 9.1 with two cores and 8192 hash:

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 41	    #5 	129.6M	0:34.13	Bd7 b4 Kf7 b3 Ke8 b2 Kd8 b1=Q Bxc7# 
 40	    #5 	128.9M	0:33.98	Bd7 b4 Kf7 b3 Ke8 b2 Kd8 b1=Q Bxc7# 
 40	    #6!	128.8M	0:33.94	Bd7! 
 39	  0.00 	104.4M	0:27.69	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 38	  0.00 	72.3M  	0:19.18	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 37	  0.00 	38.9M  	0:10.42	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 36	  0.00 	30.6M  	0:08.19	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 35	  0.00 	28.5M  	0:07.62	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 34	  0.00 	22.9M  	0:06.12	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 33	  0.00 	21.6M  	0:05.78	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 32	  0.00 	18.3M  	0:04.88	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 31	  0.00 	17.3M  	0:04.62	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 30	  0.00 	15.3M  	0:04.08	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 29	  0.00 	14.6M  	0:03.91	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 Rc6 Bxb3+ Kxb3 
 28	  0.00!	11.4M  	0:03.08	Bd5! 
 27	 -0.08 	10.8M  	0:02.90	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kb4 Bd5 Re7+ Kf4 Rd7 Ke5 Ka3 Bc5+ Ka2 Bd4 Rh7 Ke4 Rc7 Be6 
 26	 -0.08 	9.87M  	0:02.67	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 Kb5 Kf5 Rc7 Bd4 b3 Ke4 Kc4 Bd5+ Kb4 Be6 Re7 Kd5 Rh7 Ke4 Ka3 Kd3 Rc7 Bd5 
 25	  0.00 	9.26M  	0:02.51	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Kd5 Kg5 Kc6 Bc3 Kc5 Kf6 Kd5 Kg5 Ke6 Bg7 Kd6 Bc3 Kc6 Kf6 Kc5 Ke5 
 24	 -0.08 	7.56M  	0:02.06	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Kd7 Kxh6 Kd6 Kg6 Rg4+ Kf6 Kc5 Bb7 Kd4 Bc8 Rg1 Kf7+ Kd5 Bf8 Rf1+ Ke8 Re1+ Kf7 Ra1 Be7 Rf1+ Kg6 Kc6 Bb7+ Kb6 Kg5 Rc1 Kf5 
 23	 -0.08 	6.13M  	0:01.68	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Kd5 Kg5 Kc6 Bc3 Kc5 Kf6 Kd5 Kg5 Ke6 Bg7 Kd6 Bc3 Kc6 Kf6 Ra2 Kf5 Kd5 Kf4 
 22	 -0.08 	5.52M  	0:01.51	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Kd5 Kg5 Kc6 Bc3 Kc5 Kf6 Kd5 Kg5 Ke6 Bb5 Re4 Bf1 Ra4 Bd3 Kd6 Kf5 
 21	 -0.30 	4.16M  	0:01.15	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Kd5 Kg5 Kc6 Bc3 Kc5 Kf6 Kd5 Kg5 Ra2 Kf4 Kc5 Ke4 
 20	 -0.48 	3.22M  	0:00.88	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Rc1 Bd3 Re1 Kf4 Re8 Bc3 Re7 Bb2 Re1 Kf3 
 19	 -0.62 	3.11M  	0:00.85	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh1 Bc3 Rc1 Bg7 Re1 Kf4 Re8 
 18	 -0.30 	2.52M  	0:00.68	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Ra4 Bb7+ Kc7 Kxh6 b4 Kg5 b3 Kf5 Kd6 Bf8+ Kd7 Bg7 Kc7 Bf3 Rb4 Bb2 Kb6 Be2 Ra4 Ke5 
 17	 -0.64 	1.82M  	0:00.49	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Ra4 Kxh6 b4 Kg5 Rxa6 Be4 Rd6 Be5 Rd1 Kf5 b3 Bf3 Rd2 Be4 b2 Kf4 Re2 
 16	 -0.73 	1.12M  	0:00.30	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bb7+ Kd7 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 b3 Kg5 Kc7 Kf5 Kb6 Bb2 Ra4 Be4 Kxa6 Ke5 Kb5 Bd5 Ra2 Bd4 Re2+ Kd6 
 15	 -0.59 	740329	0:00.20	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Kxg7 h5 Bb7+ Kd7 Bb8 b4 Bd5 Rd4 Bf7 Kc6 Kf6 Rd7 Bxh5 
 14	 -0.61 	399996	0:00.11	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Kxg7 h5 Bf3 b4 Kf6 Kd7 Be2 Rc6+ Kf5 Rc5 Ke4 h4 
 13	 -0.62 	173278	0:00.05	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Ra4 Bb7+ Kc7 Be5+ Kb6 Kxh6 b4 Bd5 Rxa6 Kg5 Kb5 
 12	 -0.08 	13680  	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kc8 Bxc7 Kxc7 Bd5 Kb6 Bf7 Kxa6 Bd5 b3 Bxb3 
 11	 -0.08 	12903  	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kc8 Bxc7 Kxc7 Bd5 Kb6 Bf7 Kxa6 Bc4+ Ka5 Kxg7 
 10	  0.00 	3247    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 h5 Kxh5 b2 Bxb2 
  9	  0.00 	2232    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 h5 Kxh5 
  8	 -0.08 	1707    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 h5 Kxh5 
  7	 -0.08 	1042    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 b2 Bxb2 
  6	 -0.08 	633      	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Kxg7 
  5	 -0.08 	491      	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 
  4	 -0.08 	360      	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 
  3	 -0.62 	285      	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 
  2	 -0.62 	154      	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 
  1	 -4.02 	65        	0:00.00	Bd5 
  0	# 
This is with 18 threads and one of the luckier (shorter) runs, it usually takes longer:

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34	    #5 	70.6M  	0:02.70	Bd7 b4 Kf7 h5 Ke8 b3 Kd8 b2 Bxc7# 
 33	    #5 	70.6M  	0:02.70	Bd7 b4 Kf7 h5 Ke8 b3 Kd8 b2 Bxc7# 
 32	  0.00 	32.8M  	0:01.30	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Re6 Bb2 Kc5 Bg7 Re8 Bb2 Re1 Bg7 Rg1 Bf6 Rg8 Ke3 Rg3+ Kd2 Rxd3+ Kxd3 
 31	  0.00 	30.0M  	0:01.20	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Re6 Bb2 Kc5 Bg7 Re8 Bb2 Re1 Bg7 Rg1 Bf6 Rg8 Ke3 Rg3+ Kd2 Rxd3+ Kxd3 
 30	  0.00 	25.7M  	0:01.03	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Re6 Bb2 Kc5 Bg7 Re8 Bb2 Re1 Bg7 Rg1 Bf6 Rg8 Ke3 Rg3+ Kd2 Rxd3+ Kxd3 
 29	  0.00 	24.3M  	0:00.97	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Kd7 Kxh6 Kd6 Kg5 Rc8 Bb7 Rg8 Kf6 Kc5 Kf7 Rd8 Bf8+ Kc4 Be7 Rd2 Bc8 b4 Be6+ Kb5 Bxb4 Kxb4 
 28	  0.00 	22.0M  	0:00.88	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Re6 Bb2 Kc5 Bg7 Re8 Bb2 Re1 Bg7 Rg1 Bf6 Rg8 Ke3 Rg3+ Kd2 Rxd3+ Kxd3 
 27	  0.00 	20.7M  	0:00.83	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Re6 Bb2 Kc5 Bg7 Re8 Bb2 Re1 Bg7 Rg1 Bf6 Rg8 Ke3 Rg3+ Kd2 Rxd3+ Kxd3 
 26	  0.00 	19.3M  	0:00.77	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Re6 Bb2 Kc5 Bg7 Re8 Bb2 Re1 Be5 Kb4 Bb2 Re7 Kf3 Ka4 Bd4 
 25	  0.00 	16.9M  	0:00.68	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Re6 Bb2 Kc5 Bg7 Re8 Bb2 Re1 Bg7 Kb4 Bd4 Re7 Bb2 Rc7 
 24	 -0.05 	16.3M  	0:00.66	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Rh7 Kf4 Rh3 Ke4 Kb4 Bb2 Ka4 Kd4 Rh2 Kc3 Rh6 Kd4 
 23	 -0.08 	12.7M  	0:00.52	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Rh7 Kf4 Rc7 Bc3 Kd5 Bb2 Re7 Bc3 Rf7+ Ke3 Rf8 Kd2 
 22	 -0.08 	11.9M  	0:00.49	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Rh7 Kf4 Rd7 Ke3 Kb4 Bb2 Rd6 Bd4 Rd7 
 21	 -0.10 	11.4M  	0:00.47	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Bb7 b3 Kg5 Kd6 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Kd5 Kf4 Rh3 Be2 Rh2 Ke3 
 20	 -0.18 	8.27M  	0:00.35	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Bb7 Kb6 Kg5 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Ra4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh6 Ba1 Rh7 Kf4 Re7 Bb2 Re8 Be5 Kd5 Bc3 
 19	 -0.39 	5.67M  	0:00.24	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Kb4 Bd3 Rh4 Bf6 Rh7 Kf4 Rd7 Ke3 Ka3 
 18	 -0.37 	5.34M  	0:00.23	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Rc1 Bd3 Re1 Kf4 Re8 Bb2 Rd8 Ke4 
 17	 -0.37 	5.01M  	0:00.22	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bb7 b3 Kf5 Kc5 Be4 Rc1 Bd3 Re1 Kf4 Re8 Bb2 
 16	 -0.52 	3.60M  	0:00.16	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 b4 Kxh6 Kc7 Kg5 Kb6 Bd5 Rc1 Kf5 Kxa6 Bd4 Rc7 Be5 Rh7 Kg6 Rh4 Kg5 Rh3 Kg6 Ra3 
 15	 -0.51 	2.00M  	0:00.09	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Ra4 Bb7+ Kc7 Kxh6 b4 Kg5 b3 Kf5 Rb4 Bb2 Kb6 Ke5 Kc5 Be4 Kc4 Bd5+ Kb5 Be6 Kxa6 
 14	 -0.72 	1.21M  	0:00.06	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Kc7 Kxh6 b4 Kg5 b3 Kf5 Kb6 Bd5 Rb4 
 13	 -0.78 	1.02M  	0:00.05	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Ra4 Kxh6 b4 Kg5 b3 Kf5 Rxa6 Be4 Rb6 Bb2 Kc7 Kf4 a5 
 12	 -0.59 	702924	0:00.04	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc4 Bxg7 Kc7 Bd5 Rc5 Bf7 Rc6+ Kf5 Kb6 Bd4+ Kxa6 Be3 
 11	 -0.08 	90309  	0:00.01	Bd5 Kc8 Bxa8 Rc1 Bb7+ Kd7 Bxg7 Rd1 Be5 b4 Bb8 b3 Bxa7 
 10	 -0.08 	20464  	0:00.01	Bd5 Kc8 Bxc7 Kxc7 Bxa8 Kb6 Bd5 Kxa6 Be6 b4 
  9	 -0.08 	9412    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 h5 Kxh5 
  8	 -0.08 	5859    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 h5 Kxh5 
  7	 -0.08 	5788    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 h5 
  6	 -0.08 	5052    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 b3 Be5 
  5	 -0.08 	3626    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 
  4	 -0.08 	2810    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 Kxa8 Bxc7 
  3	 -0.29 	1394    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 
  2	 -0.62 	1023    	0:00.00	Bd5 b4 Bxa8 
  1	 -4.02 	73        	0:00.00	Bd5 
  0	# 
Raubfisch finds correct winning Bd7 move and announces mate in 5, and considers Bd5 as draw...

lech
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Re: Sting SF 9.9 update.

Post by lech » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:08 am

Don Dailey wrote here (2011), when I started my work with the project Sting:
Welcome to the wonderful world of selective search! The holy grail of computer chess is knowing which moves to prune and which moves not to prune so if you can figure that out, please let us know :)

:)
Maybe, I can't be friendly, but let me be useful.

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