Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

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Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Chessqueen » Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:23 pm

But I wonder why Alliestein is NOT playing ? https://tcec-chess.com/

NOTE: They should use the same FRC Opening used by Carlsen Vs GM So to see how those engines handle those Openings :shock:

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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Modern Times » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:20 pm

TCEC has played a chess960 tournament before. The audience numbers did not meet their expectations, so they dropped it.
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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Jouni » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:32 pm

And they use now 256 cores! But only 128 for Ethereal and Fire. No support to higher value?
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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Dann Corbit » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:59 pm

i have zero interest in FRC.
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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Nordlandia » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:07 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:59 pm
i have zero interest in FRC.
Why is that. FRC eliminates same openings over and over again.

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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Dann Corbit » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:13 pm

I guess that the reason I am not interested is that I have not mastered regular chess yet to the degree I wish.
Fischer's aim was to create so many permutations for possibilities that the computers would lose the advantage of pre-prepared openings,
I think in reality it does the opposite. There is no way for a human to memorize that many permutations, but with high end hardware, it is possible for a chess system to do it. And modern hardware is so powerful that at tournament time control they can play great quality chess without a book.

If chess were to be solved my interest might move on to FRC or go. But I guess even then I would still prefer chess, because it is very unlikely that I would understand the solution
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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by marsell » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:14 pm

These continuous tournaments are boring. FRC brings variety here

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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Dann Corbit » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:16 pm

I predict less people will watch frc
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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Modern Times » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:08 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:16 pm
I predict less people will watch frc
Then that's their loss.
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Re: Finally TCEC is matching FRChess960 Engines......

Post by Leo » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:46 pm

I remember Gary Kasparov saying he was a chess player when asked about FRC. I took that to mean he wasn't interested in FRC.
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