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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Werewolf » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:51 pm

CMCanavessi wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:43 pm
Werewolf wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:33 pm
Shredder 13 - is it just the commercial version? Seems to be doing a bit too well...
It hasn't played any of the top engines yet.
It's still doing pretty well.

Fun fact: the top 5 engines haven't lost a single game yet!

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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Vinvin » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:05 pm

Twitch channel to follow the CCCC : https://www.twitch.tv/computerchess

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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Paloma » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:25 pm

Werewolf wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:51 pm
It's still doing pretty well.

Fun fact: the top 5 engines haven't lost a single game yet!
Shredder will be the first. :) :wink:

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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Paloma » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:55 am

Bingo !


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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Nay Lin Tun » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:43 am

Paloma wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:25 pm
Werewolf wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:51 pm
It's still doing pretty well.

Fun fact: the top 5 engines haven't lost a single game yet!
Shredder will be the first. :) :wink:
Komodo will be second!
Houdini will be third!
Leela will be fourth!
Stockfish will be the last!! :P :shock: :?

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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by AdminX » Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:13 pm

Houdini!
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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by tomitank » Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:15 pm

Hi!

Will there be new Houdini in the near future?

-Tamás

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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Werewolf » Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:19 pm

tomitank wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:15 pm
Hi!

Will there be new Houdini in the near future?

-Tamás
It's usually out in the Sept - Nov time frame, so perhaps.

However, I asked a question to Robert a few months ago and unusually didn't get a reply.

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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Nay Lin Tun » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:31 pm

AdminX wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:13 pm
Houdini!
Ted, we are guessing who will lose his first blood! (top 4 haven't lose any game yet)

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Re: Chess.com 2018 computer chess championship

Post by Nay Lin Tun » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:43 am

Nay Lin Tun wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:47 am
In September 3, 2018, chess.com will be hosting their computer chess championship for this year. There are a lot of background factors that favor Leela to be able to fight for No 1 vs the best AB engine , Stockfish. Of course, if you recently saw Leela performance in TCEC Division 3, this post will be a big joke( But in bonus games, she draw all 9 games vs Stockfish 8 and Ethereal).

Improvement factors/favoring factors for Leela,

1. 4x V 100 for Leela vs 48 cores ( GPU/CPU ratio will be 3.6 times in favor for Leela than TCEC, approximately + 90 elo)
2. Newer ID are already stronger than 520 (at least +50 elo)
3. Leela will have Tablebase support (possibly +20 elo)

As latest version of stockfish is only 100 elo stronger than stockfish 8, Leela will be in more favour if she can effectively use 4x V100 and Tablebases.

https://www.chess.com/computer-chess-championship

Quoting my prediction, I predicted that Leela would be as strong as stockfish, fighting for No. 1. However, after playing half of the tournment, we can quite confidently predict that she will likely end as No. 4. ( Performance of all those big 4 engines would probably be within 100 elo gap).

I tested only against full strength 4 core Dev SF vs Leela 1060 GTX on my PC. I expected that if she can play as strong as stockfish in cccc ( due to hardware boost) , she will likely get the same score as stockfish. I did not expect she will throw away many winning endgames like that..

My prediction was not very accurate, but still decent. 😂🤣😃

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