The Velvet Touch

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Graham Banks
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The Velvet Touch

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THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Participants

Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
Booot 7.3 64-bit
Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
Carp 3.0 64-bit
Superultra 2.0 64-bit
Wasp 7.00 64-bit
Pawn 3.0 64-bit
Texel 1.11 64-bit
Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
Midnight 9.0 64-bit
Renegade 1.0.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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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Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 6

4.5 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
4.0 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
3.5 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
3.5 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
3.0 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
3.0 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
3.0 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
3.0 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
2.5 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
2.5 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
2.5 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit
2.5 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
2.5 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
2.0 - Renegade 1.0.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 12

8.5 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
7.5 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
7.0 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
6.5 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
6.5 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
6.5 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
6.0 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
6.0 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
5.5 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
5.0 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
5.0 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
5.0 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
4.5 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
4.5 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 18

12.0 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
10.5 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
10.5 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
10.5 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
10.5 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
9.5 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
9.0 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
8.5 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
8.5 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
8.0 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
8.0 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
7.5 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
6.5 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
6.5 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 24

15.0 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
14.0 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
13.5 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
13.5 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
13.0 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
13.0 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
12.5 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
12.0 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
11.5 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
11.0 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
10.5 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
10.0 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
9.5 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
9.0 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 30

19.0 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
17.0 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
17.0 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
16.5 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
16.0 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
15.5 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
15.0 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
15.0 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
14.5 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
14.0 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
14.0 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
13.0 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
13.0 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
10.5 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 36

23.0 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
20.5 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
20.5 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
20.0 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
19.5 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
18.5 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
17.5 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
17.0 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
17.0 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
17.0 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
17.0 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
16.5 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
16.0 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
12.0 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 42

27.0 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
25.0 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
24.0 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
23.5 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
22.0 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
21.5 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
20.5 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
20.0 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
19.5 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
19.5 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
19.5 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
19.5 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
18.0 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
14.5 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Standings after Round 48

29.5 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
28.5 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
27.0 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
27.0 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
24.5 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
24.5 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
23.5 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
23.5 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
23.5 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
22.5 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
22.5 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
22.0 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
20.0 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
17.5 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


Web based link for live viewing (courtesy of Jay - Berserk author).
https://ccrl.live/16064

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://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16064
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
User avatar
Graham Banks
Posts: 41984
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:52 am
Location: Auckland, NZ

Re: The Velvet Touch

Post by Graham Banks »

THE VELVET TOUCH

AMD Ryzen 5950x
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
6 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2024.cgb book
12 minutes with 8 second increments.
4 cycles 52 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available)


Final Standings

31.0 - Booot 7.3 64-bit
31.0 - Velvet 7.3.0 64-bit
29.0 - Black Marlin 9.0 64-bit
29.0 - Arasan 24.2.2 64-bit
27.0 - Equisetum 1.0 64-bit
26.5 - Renegade 1.1.0 64-bit
26.0 - Superultra 2.0 64-bit
25.5 - Pawn 3.0 64-bit
25.5 - Motor 0.5.0 64-bit
25.0 - Wasp 7.00 64-bit
24.5 - Texel 1.11 64-bit
24.0 - Carp 3.0.0 64-bit
21.5 - Marvin 6.3.0 64-bit
18.5 - Midnight 9.0 64-bit


The complete tournament pgn (zipped) can be downloaded here:
https://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discus ... p?id=56459
gbanksnz at gmail.com