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74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:42 am

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Participants

Roc 1.0 64-bit
NirvanaChess 2.4 64-bit
Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
Nemorino 5.0 64-bit
Arasan 21.3 64-bit
Rofchade 2.1 64-bit
Pedone 1.9 64-bit
Texel 1.07 64-bit
chess22k 1.12 64-bit
ChessBrainVB 3.72
Senpai 2.0 64-bit
SmarThink 1.98 64-bit

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Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:43 am

Games will be available for download after every six rounds from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11078

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16053

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:25 pm

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Standings after Round 6

4.0 - Nemorino 5.00 64-bit
3.5 - Pedone 1.9 64-bit
3.5 - Arasan 21.3 64-bit
3.5 - RofChade 2.1 64-bit
3.5 - Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
3.5 - Nirvanachess 2.4 64-bit
3.0 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
3.0 - Texel 1.07 64-bit
3.0 - chess22k 1.12 64-bit
2.5 - Roc 1.0 64-bit
1.5 - Wasp 3.60 64-bit
1.5 - Senpai 2.0 64-bit


Games will be available for download after every six rounds from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11078

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16053

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Thu May 02, 2019 9:53 pm

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Standings after Round 12

7.5 - RofChade 2.1 64-bit
7.5 - Nirvanachess 2.4 64-bit
7.0 - Arasan 21.3 64-bit
7.0 - Nemorino 5.00 64-bit
6.5 - Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
6.5 - chess22k 1.12 64-bit
6.5 - Pedone 1.9 64-bit
6.0 - Roc 1.0 64-bit
5.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
5.5 - Texel 1.07 64-bit
3.5 - Wasp 3.60 64-bit
3.0 - Senpai 2.0 64-bit


Games will be available for download after every six rounds from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11078

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16053

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Posts: 32780
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Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Sat May 04, 2019 9:58 pm

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Standings after Round 18

12.0 - Nirvanachess 2.4 64-bit
11.5 - RofChade 2.1 64-bit
11.0 - Arasan 21.3 64-bit
10.5 - Nemorino 5.00 64-bit
9.5 - Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
9.5 - Roc 1.0 64-bit
9.5 - chess22k 1.12 64-bit
8.5 - Pedone 1.9 64-bit
8.0 - Texel 1.07 64-bit
7.0 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
6.0 - Wasp 3.60 64-bit
5.0 - Senpai 2.0 64-bit


Games will be available for download after every six rounds from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11078

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16053

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Posts: 32780
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:52 am
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Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Mon May 06, 2019 10:02 pm

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Standings after Round 24

16.5 - RofChade 2.1 64-bit
16.0 - Nirvanachess 2.4 64-bit
15.5 - Arasan 21.3 64-bit
14.0 - Nemorino 5.00 64-bit
13.0 - Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
12.0 - Pedone 1.9 64-bit
12.0 - Roc 1.0 64-bit
11.0 - chess22k 1.12 64-bit
9.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
9.5 - Texel 1.07 64-bit
8.0 - Wasp 3.60 64-bit
7.0 - Senpai 2.0 64-bit


Games will be available for download after every six rounds from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11078

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16053

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Wed May 08, 2019 8:25 pm

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Standings after Round 30

22.0 - RofChade 2.1 64-bit
19.5 - Nirvanachess 2.4 64-bit
18.5 - Arasan 21.3 64-bit
16.5 - Roc 1.0 64-bit
16.5 - Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
16.0 - Pedone 1.9 64-bit
16.0 - Nemorino 5.00 64-bit
12.5 - chess22k 1.12 64-bit
12.5 - Texel 1.07 64-bit
11.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
10.0 - Senpai 2.0 64-bit
8.5 - Wasp 3.60 64-bit


Games will be available for download after every six rounds from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11078

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16053

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Posts: 32780
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Fri May 10, 2019 10:10 pm

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Standings after Round 36

25.5 - RofChade 2.1 64-bit
23.5 - Arasan 21.3 64-bit
23.5 - Nirvanachess 2.4 64-bit
19.0 - Roc 1.0 64-bit
19.0 - Pedone 1.9 64-bit
19.0 - Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
18.5 - Nemorino 5.00 64-bit
15.5 - chess22k 1.12 64-bit
15.5 - Texel 1.07 64-bit
13.0 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
12.0 - Wasp 3.60 64-bit
12.0 - Senpai 2.0 64-bit


Games will be available for download after every six rounds from here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11078

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16053

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Posts: 32780
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Mon May 13, 2019 10:05 am

74TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
PlaychessInfinity14-18.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will face automatic relegation. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Final Standings

32.0 - RofChade 2.1 64-bit
28.0 - Arasan 21.3 64-bit
27.0 - Nirvanachess 2.4 64-bit
25.0 - Vajolet2 2.7 64-bit
23.5 - Roc 1.0 64-bit
23.5 - Pedone 1.9 64-bit
22.0 - Nemorino 5.00 64-bit
19.0 - chess22k 1.12 64-bit
18.0 - Texel 1.07 64-bit
16.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
15.0 - Wasp 3.60 64-bit
14.5 - Senpai 2.0 64-bit


The complete tournament pgn (zipped) can be downloaded here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=44401
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: 74th Amateur Series Division 2

Post by Graham Banks » Mon May 13, 2019 10:07 am

Congratulations to Ronald (RofChade author) for the tournament victory and promotion into the feared Division 1. :)

Thanks to all who took an interest in the tournament. It was great to see many of you visiting the live broadcast.
My email addresses:
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