81st Amateur Series Division 6

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Re: 81st Amateur Series Division 6

Post by Graham Banks » Sat Sep 12, 2020 5:31 am

81ST AMATEUR SERIES (Division 6)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2019.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 64-bit where available
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will be relegated. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Standings after Round 36

26.0 - ECE 20.1 64-bit
22.5 - Nawito 1906
22.0 - Drosophila 1.6 64-bit
21.5 - Betsabe II 1.96
19.5 - Delocto 0.61n 64-bit
17.5 - Galjoen 0.40.1 64-bit
17.0 - Detroid 1.0.1 64-bit
16.5 - Jumbo 0.7.0 64-bit
14.0 - FrankWalter 2.4.0 64-bit
14.0 - Stash 19.2 64-bit
13.0 - Raven 1.0 64-bit
12.5 - OliThink 5.6.9 64-bit


Games and standings will be available after every six rounds from the following link:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=12347

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 use 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/
gbanksnz at gmail.com

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Re: 81st Amateur Series Division 6

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:12 pm

81ST AMATEUR SERIES (Division 6)

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2019.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 64-bit where available
The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the bottom engine will be relegated. Any other changes of division will be at my discretion and may not necessarily involve playoff matches.
Final Standings

30.0 - ECE 20.1 64-bit
28.0 - Drosophila 1.6 64-bit
27.0 - Nawito 1906
25.5 - Betsabe II 1.96
25.5 - Delocto 0.61n 64-bit
20.5 - Galjoen 0.40.1 64-bit
20.0 - Detroid 1.0.1 64-bit
18.5 - FrankWalter 2.4.0 64-bit
18.5 - Raven 1.0 64-bit
18.5 - Jumbo 0.7.0 64-bit
16.5 - Stash 19.2 64-bit
15.5 - OliThink 5.6.9 64-bit


The complete tournament pgn (zipped) can be downloaded here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=47067
gbanksnz at gmail.com

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Re: 81st Amateur Series Division 6

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:13 pm

Congratulations to Luigi (ECE author) for winning the division and gaining promotion for the next series. :)

Thanks to all who took an interest, either through following the updates or visiting the broadcast.
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Re: 81st Amateur Series Division 6

Post by OliverBr » Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:35 pm

Hi Graham,

thank you very much for your effort. The result is a little disappointing, but motivates for more improvements.
When it the next Division 7 scheduled?
Chess Engine OliThink: http://brausch.org/home/chess
OliThink GitHub:https://github.com/olithink

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Re: 81st Amateur Series Division 6

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:18 pm

OliverBr wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:35 pm
Hi Graham,

thank you very much for your effort. The result is a little disappointing, but motivates for more improvements.
When it the next Division 7 scheduled?
Hi,

there is usually a 10-12 week turnaround.
OliThink is unlikely to go down a division if there is a newer and stronger version.
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