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by connor_mcmonigle
Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 87th Amateur Series Division 1
Replies: 11
Views: 946

Re: 87th Amateur Series Division 1

RubiChess wrote:
Fri Jul 30, 2021 10:02 am
Graham Banks wrote:
Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:59 pm
Standings after Round 12

9.5 - ShashChess Pro 17.1 64-bit
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Why is a Pro(fessional) engine competing in an amateur series?
No need to answer, I already know that this engine is everything but professional.

Regards, Andreas
+1
by connor_mcmonigle
Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases & news 2021
Replies: 534
Views: 197909

Re: New engine releases & news 2021

I've released a new version of Seer here: https://github.com/connormcmonigle/seer-nnue/releases/tag/v2.2.0 Thanks Connor for this new version. I started to test it today, but I see already that the evaluation seems more mature. I wishes you all the best with the development of your interesting, and...
by connor_mcmonigle
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: GRL - test runs
Replies: 25
Views: 5183

Re: GRL - test runs

Seer 2.2.0 + 57 Gambit Rating List Running : Gauntlet Seer 2.2.0 Time Control : Time control 40/120 Games : 1400 Results from file gauntlet-seer.pgn: No. Name Win Draw Loss Unf. Score Games % ---------------------------------------------------------- 1 Seer 2.2.0 +488 =500 -412 *0 738.0 1400 52.7% ...
by connor_mcmonigle
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases & news 2021
Replies: 534
Views: 197909

Re: New engine releases & news 2021

I've released a new version of Seer here: https://github.com/connormcmonigle/seer-nnue/releases/tag/v2.2.0 Many thanks to all those who tested Seer v2.1.0. This release comes just two weeks after the previous release as I've set my criterion for releasing a new version at +100 elo in self play with ...
by connor_mcmonigle
Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases & news 2021
Replies: 534
Views: 197909

Re: New engine releases & news 2021

Velvet 2.0.0 New is that it uses NNUE. https://github.com/mhonert/velvet-chess/releases/tag/v2.0.0 NNUE or NN ? The executable is small .......and nothing impressive in the play of this Rust engine. Seems just a small integrated NN. Ktulu 9 is an old 32-bit HCE chess engine. [Event "NN Test121"] [S...
by connor_mcmonigle
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 17898

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

... I’m open to this interpretation, but does it really matter? As a legal question, you don’t have to give credit to the developers (see the GPL FAQ site up above). So, if you’re arguing that ChessBase violated the GPL, then, sorry, no. If you are arguing that they are being rude by chess developm...
by connor_mcmonigle
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 17898

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

Stockfish wasn't heavily mentioned in the marketing materials, that's just not true. It is mentioned one time, buried in the middle of ChessBase's marketing drivel: "... while learning from the surgical precision of Stockfish’s legendary search". This doesn't make it remotely clear to the customer ...
by connor_mcmonigle
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 17898

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

...he didn’t care if ChessBase’s behavior was technically legal if it went against his conception of correct behavior. You can even almost ignore the "correctness" thing it just casts doubt about the decision makers most basic competence. If you rely on the work of foss developers and release a pro...
by connor_mcmonigle
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 17898

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

Desiring to see a company which has repeatedly violated your license fail is natural. This is only really problematic if the intent of the lawsuit was to see to the failure of the offending company. However, clearly, the intent of the lawsuit is to enforce the GPL and the consequences of its termin...
by connor_mcmonigle
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 17898

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

Desiring to see a company which has repeatedly violated your license fail is natural. This is only really problematic if the intent of the lawsuit was to see to the failure of the offending company. However, clearly, the intent of the lawsuit is to enforce the GPL and the consequences of its termina...