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Fizbo 2 sources just got released

Post by Damir » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:39 pm

Author stopped working on the engine 2 years ago and it is very unlikely he will ever be back, which is why he has decided to release his source.
For all those who are interested, maybe can take a look and improve the engine.

https://github.com/MoonstoneLight/Fizbo-Chess

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Re: Fizbo 2 sources just got released

Post by Damir » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:43 pm

From the author: I added source code to "https://sites.google.com/site/fizbochessengine/"

But i'm warning you that source is not clean and is not documented, so it may not be easy to understand.

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Post by Graham Banks » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:01 pm

Sad that Youri lost his motivation. :(

Fizbo has a unique style amongst the top bracket of engines.
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Post by CMCanavessi » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:29 pm

Maybe some1 can fix the crazy evals :D
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Re: Fizbo 2 sources just got released

Post by jorose » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:19 am

From a very brief look at the code, the part I find most interesting is that Fizbo was aparently using neural networks. At least to me this is news.
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Re: Fizbo 2 sources just got released

Post by Ovyron » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:28 am

Yes, Fizbo topped the uniqueness list around here. I'll always remember the Seven Muses Project, where I used an algorithm to use 6 engines to pick moves, trying to play amazing chess while remaining strong, and pitched it against Fizbo. And it was Fizbo who was playing in the most unexpected way!

While I'm sad about seeing him quit, I'm glad the source was opened, this is the way to go, imagine if we had the source of Zappa Mexico, Naum or Critter, if you're not coming back, why not give everything you have and go out in a bang?
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Re: Fizbo 2 sources just got released

Post by MikeGL » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:28 am

jorose wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:19 am
From a very brief look at the code, the part I find most interesting is that Fizbo was aparently using neural networks. At least to me this is news.
Strange. You mean Fizbo is really an a.b.- NN hybrid.
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Post by Ovyron » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:55 am

That would explain its uniqueness! Now I wonder if it's not that unique when compared to other NNs.
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Re: Fizbo 2 sources just got released

Post by pocopito » Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:51 pm

I downloaded the linux version from https://sites.google.com/site/fizbochessengine/ but it seems to be a Windows executable:

$ file fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux
fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux: PE32+ executable (console) x86-64, for MS Windows

If I try to run the file:

$ ./fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux
run-detectors: unable to find an interpreter for ./fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux
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Re: Fizbo 2 sources just got released

Post by Dann Corbit » Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:37 pm

pocopito wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:51 pm
I downloaded the linux version from https://sites.google.com/site/fizbochessengine/ but it seems to be a Windows executable:

$ file fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux
fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux: PE32+ executable (console) x86-64, for MS Windows

If I try to run the file:

$ ./fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux
run-detectors: unable to find an interpreter for ./fizbo2x64_no_pc_linux
It's full of Windows API calls, so I think it will be hard to get to run on Linux. But maybe there is alternate code. It's easy to build on Windows.
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