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Re: Eight-Headed Monsters VI 8CPU (starting late December)

Post by FriedmannC » Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:49 am

A Shredder Nova beta and a Hiarcs 15 beta would have been exciting 8-)

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Re: Eight-Headed Monsters VI 8CPU (starting late December)

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:02 am

FriedmannC wrote:A Shredder Nova beta and a Hiarcs 15 beta would have been exciting 8-)
True, but not all commercial authors are happy to share beta/developmental versions.
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Re: Eight-Headed Monsters VI 8CPU (starting late December)

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:03 am

FriedmannC wrote:Merry Christmas, Graham! :D ( Sorry for the delay ), still no signs of the Synapse chess engine team? Kind regards, Catalin!
I've decided not to test Synapse for now.
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Re: Eight-Headed Monsters VI 8CPU (starting late December)

Post by FriedmannC » Mon Dec 28, 2015 11:58 am

I have a hunch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alr2ra8zRZo it's one of those 2 secret engines for the next TCEC tournament 8-) 8-) I

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Re: Developmental versions welcome.

Post by FriedmannC » Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:50 pm

And no Fire 5b??

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Re: Developmental versions welcome.

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Dec 28, 2015 6:46 pm

FriedmannC wrote:And no Fire 5b??
Norman prefers Fire 4 for now.
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Trialling the new versions now before tourney starts.

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:15 am

Just checking out the new engines and new engine versions now.

Tournament should start later today. :)
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Re: Trialling the new versions now before tourney starts.

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Dec 29, 2015 2:14 am

Graham Banks wrote:Just checking out the new engines and new engine versions now.

Tournament should start later today. :)
Problems with:

DON (exiting upon its turn to move)
Fruit Reloaded (not thinking, disappears from task manager and loses on time)
Scorpio (2.7.7 doesn't use full number of cores, previous version was ok)
Bobcat (7.1 exits upon its turn to move, previous version was ok)

Current field is:

Stockfish 7b1 64-bit 8CPU
Komodo 9.3 64-bit 8CPU
SugaR PrO 1.3b 64-bit 8CPU
Houdini 4 64-bit 8CPU
Fire 4 64-bit 8CPU
Gull 3 64-bit 8CPU
Fritz 15 64-bit 8CPU
Critter 1.6a 64-bit 8CPU
Equinox 3.30 64-bit 8CPU
Firenzina 2.4.3 64-bit 8CPU
Bouquet 1.8 64-bit 8CPU
Sting SF 5 64-bit 8CPU
BlackMamba 2.1 64-bit 8CPU
Hannibal 1.5 64-bit 8CPU
Vitruvius 1.11c 64-bit 8CPU
Chiron 2 64-bit 8CPU
Texel 1.06a34 64-bit 8CPU
Naum 4.6 64-bit 8CPU
Protector 1.9.0 64-bit 8CPU
Nirvanachess 122415 64-bit 8CPU
Andscacs 084031 64-bit 8CPU
Alfil 15.8 64-bit 8CPU
Senpai 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
Hiarcs 14 8CPU
Deep Shredder 12 64-bit 8CPU
Deep Junior Yokohama 64-bit 8CPU
Spike 1.4 Leiden 8CPU
Glaurung 2.2 64-bit 8CPU
Cheng 4.39 64-bit 8CPU
Fizbo 1.5 64-bit 8CPU
Crafty 25.0 64-bit 8CPU
Spark 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
Zappa Mexico II 64-bit 8CPU
MinkoChess 1.3 64-bit 8CPU
Gaviota 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
Arasan 18.2 64-bit 8CPU
Onno 1.2.70 64-bit 8CPU
DisasterArea 1.62 64-bit 8CPU
Deep Sjeng WC2008 64-bit 8CPU
Tornado 7.0 64-bit 8CPU
EXchess 7.88b 64-bit 8CPU
Octochess r5190 64-bit 8CPU
BugChess2 1.9 64-bit 8CPU
The Baron 3.40b 64-bit 8CPU
Laser 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
Pedone 1.3 64-bit 8CPU
RedQueen 1.1.97 64-bit 8CPU
Arminius 2015-08-06 64-bit 8CPU
Fridolin 2.0 64-bit 8CPU
Hamsters 0.7.1 8CPU
Nebula 2.0 64-bit 8CPU
Delphil 3.2 64-bit 8CPU
Myrddin 0.87 64-bit 8CPU
Jazz 840 64-bit 8CPU
FireFly 2.7.1b1 64-bit 8CPU
Embla 0.7.1 64-bit 8CPU

I'll set up the tournament and get it underway in a couple of hour's time.
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Re: Trialling the new versions now before tourney starts.

Post by fenchel » Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:18 am

Graham,

Thank you for running another interesting tournament !

With such a broad field, there should be many surprises and many interesting things to learn.

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Now underway

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:34 am

EIGHT-HEADED MONSTERS VI 8CPU

Intel Xeon X5430x2 Octal
ChessGUI
2048mb hash where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2015-4.cgb book
40 moves in 30 minutes repeating
All engines 64-bit where available
All engines using 8 cores
9 Round Swiss


Participants

Stockfish 7b1 64-bit 8CPU
Komodo 9.3 64-bit 8CPU
SugaR PrO 1.3b 64-bit 8CPU
Houdini 4 64-bit 8CPU
Fire 4 64-bit 8CPU
Gull 3 64-bit 8CPU
Critter 1.6a 64-bit 8CPU
Equinox 3.30 64-bit 8CPU
Fritz 15 64-bit 8CPU
Firenzina 2.4.3 64-bit 8CPU
Bouquet 1.8 64-bit 8CPU
Nirvanachess 122415 64-bit 8CPU
Sting SF 5 64-bit 8CPU
Protector 1.9.0 64-bit 8CPU
BlackMamba 2.1 64-bit 8CPU
Andscacs 084031 64-bit 8CPU
Vitruvius 1.11c 64-bit 8CPU
Hannibal 1.5 64-bit 8CPU
Texel 1.06a34 64-bit 8CPU
Chiron 2 64-bit 8CPU
Naum 4.6 64-bit 8CPU
Hiarcs 14 8CPU
Senpai 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
Fizbo 1.5 64-bit 8CPU
Alfil 15.8 64-bit 8CPU
Deep Shredder 12 64-bit 8CPU
Deep Junior Yokohama 64-bit 8CPU
Spike 1.4 Leiden 8CPU
Cheng 4.39 64-bit 8CPU
Spark 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
Arasan 18.2 64-bit 8CPU
Crafty 25.0 64-bit 8CPU
EXchess 7.88b 64-bit 8CPU
The Baron 3.40b 64-bit 8CPU
Zappa Mexico II 64-bit 8CPU
Gaviota 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
MinkoChess 1.3 64-bit 8CPU
DisasterArea 1.62 64-bit 8CPU
Pedone 1.3 64-bit 8CPU
Deep Sjeng WC2008 64-bit 8CPU
Tornado 7.0 64-bit 8CPU
Glaurung 2.2 64-bit 8CPU
Octochess r5190 64-bit 8CPU
BugChess2 1.9 64-bit 8CPU
Laser 1.0 64-bit 8CPU
RedQueen 1.1.97 64-bit 8CPU
Hamsters 0.7.1 8CPU
Nebula 2.0 64-bit 8CPU
Arminius 2015-08-06 64-bit 8CPU
Fridolin 2.0 64-bit 8CPU
Delphil 3.2 64-bit 8CPU
Myrddin 0.87 64-bit 8CPU
Jazz 840 64-bit 8CPU
FireFly 2.7.1b1 64-bit 8CPU


Games will be available for download after every round from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... f=7&t=8405

Alternatively, if you install TLCV (Tom's Live Chess Viewer) on your computer, you can watch the games live move by move. You'll also be able to chat to others following the tournament in the chatroom there.
http://home.pacific.net.au/~tommyinoz/client.zip
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16084

The games are also being broadcast in Playchess and can be viewed by installing the free client here:
http://en.chessbase.com/pages/download

http://cumnor-chess-server.com/liveches ... s-Live.php is another live broadcast option.
Just click "live games" button then click "clear all" then click on the game currently in progress from the list.
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