On-line engine blitz tourney June

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Joost Buijs
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On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by Joost Buijs »

The monthly on-line engine blitz tourney for June will take place on:

Saturday June 8, 2:00 PM EST (Boston time), 20:00 CET (Amsterdam time)

To connect:

winboard -zp -ics -icshost nightmare-chess.nl -icshelper timeseal -fcp ENGINE.exe -fd ENGINEFOLDER -autoKibitz -keepAlive 30

(for UCI engines, add -fUCI)

People without account can submit a request for an account to admin@nightmare-chess.nl

Our tournament manager will be: Eendje (Lisebeth @ ICC)

The format will be: 9 rounds Swiss 5/1

Lisebeth likes to start the tournament on top of the hour, please try to be on-line 15 minutes prior to tournament start, late joins are not supported.
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by CRoberson »

I am away from home, so will be running Ares on a laptop. Also, I will try streaming Ares games of this event on Twitch with the same laptop. This will likely hurt Ares performance, but it will be fun.

The twitch channel is charlesrobersonmscs

After the even is over, I may try to steam one of Graham's events.
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by CRoberson »

The twitch stream seems to be working. You can see it here
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by Joost Buijs »

Arasan won the tournament, well done! Runners up are Belfish Wasp and Marvin, it seems Marvin improved a lot.

Nightmare came in a totally lost position out of book in it's game against Belfish, something to look at. Hope to see you all next time.

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:Tourney Players: Round 9 of 9 
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:     Name              Rating Score Perfrm Upset  Results 
:     ----------------- ------ ----- ------ ------ ------- 
:  1 +ArasanX           [2896]  7.0  [2857] [  47] +15w +10w =04b =02w =07b +08w +16b =03w +14b 
:  2 +BelFish           [2991]  6.5  [2927] [   0] +08w =04w =14b =01b +03w =06b +05w +10w =07b 
:  3 +WaspX             [2859]  6.5  [2912] [  43] +16w +14w +07b =05w -02b +10w =04b =01b +06w 
:  4 +Marvin            [2794]  6.5  [2901] [ 242] +12w =02b =01w =06b +14w =05b =03w +11w +10b 
:  5 +NightmareX        [2909]  6.0  [2762] [   0] +09w =07w +11b =03b =06w =04w -02b +16w +15b 
:  6 +Goldbar           [2802]  6.0  [2829] [ 147] +17w +11w =10b =04w =05b =02w +07b +08w -03b 
:  7 +atomNightmare     [2725]  5.0  [2686] [ 310] +13w =05b -03w +16b =01w =14b -06w +12b =02w 
:  8 +WaDuuttie         [2538]  5.0  [2439] [   0] -02b +12w -13b +18w +17w -01b +15w -06b +20b
:  9 +Myrddin           [2340]  5.0  [2264] [   0] -05b -13w +20b +12w -15w +18b -17b +19w +16b 
: 10 +Amoeba            [2621]  4.5  [2660] [  90] +18w -01b =06w +17b +11w -03b +14w -02b -04w 
: 11 +TheBaron          [2563]  4.5  [2414] [   0] +20w -06b -05w +15b -10b +17w +13w -04b =18b 
: 12 +CTdccc            [2264]  4.5  [2316] [  60] -04b -08b +15w -09b =16w +20w +19b -07w +17b 
: 13 +Ares              [2183]  4.5  [2312] [ 512] -07b +09b +08w -14w +20b -16w -11b =18w +19b 
: 14 +atomGoldbar       [2605]  4.0  [2541] [ 253] +19w -03b =02w +13b -04b =07w -10b +17w -01w 
: 15 +rpiArminius       [2318]  4.0  [2320] [  22] -01b +18w -12b -11w +09b +19w -08b +20w -05w 
: 16 +rpiDumb           [2268]  3.5  [2387] [   0] -03b +19w +18b -07w =12b +13b -01w -05b -09w
: 17 +Nameless          [2268]  3.0  [2237] [  72] -06b +20w +19b -10w -08b -11b +09w -14b -12w 
: 18 +feligres          [2170]  3.0  [2136] [ 202] -10b -15b -16w -08b +19w -09w +20b =13b =11w 
: 19 +Skiull            [1939]  1.0  [1919] [   0] -14b -16b -17w +20w -18b -15b -12w -09b -13w 
: 20 +Skipper           [1661]  0.0  [1887] [   0] -11b -17b -09w -19b -13w -12b -18w -15b -08w 
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:     Average Rating    2485.7
Henk
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by Henk »

Only at the end of the tournament I saw that Skipper was playing with 100Kn/sec instead of 500. So something went wrong. Probably optimize was switched off. After a re-compile it played at normal speed in the last two rounds. But does not matter that much it probably would have lost all games anyhow as usual.
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by Joost Buijs »

Henk wrote: Sat Jun 08, 2024 10:48 pm Only at the end of the tournament I saw that Skipper was playing with 100Kn/sec instead of 500. So something went wrong. Probably optimize was switched off. After a re-compile it played at normal speed in the last two rounds. But does not matter that much it probably would have lost all games anyhow as usual.
Losing all games can be frustrating, but it is nice that you are participating in this tournament. 500 Kn/sec. vs 100 Kn/sec. makes a difference of perhaps 150 Elo points, it is not at all clear that you would have lost all games with 500 Kn/sec.
Skipper plays steadily, without problems, it would be a shame if you stop the development of Skipper.
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by Henk »

I was or still am wasting time on user-interface for I wanted to learn something about MAUI. By the way my knowledge of database is bad as well. Database probably made my hard disk crash I remember. Don't want to repeat that.
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by Henk »

Other way to destroy a machine is computing a perft or other heavy computation without pauses, cooling or with a bad fan. I don't know.
So watch out with heavy computations.
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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by smatovic »

Henk wrote: Thu Jun 27, 2024 1:47 pm [...]
Did you shredder another laptop?

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Re: On-line engine blitz tourney June

Post by Henk »

smatovic wrote: Thu Jun 27, 2024 3:05 pm
Henk wrote: Thu Jun 27, 2024 1:47 pm [...]
Did you shredder another laptop?

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Not yet. Being more carefull now I hope.