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by voffka
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Future of computer chess: 2 top engines?
Replies: 34
Views: 2333

Re: Future of computer chess: 2 top engines?

AndrewGrant wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:38 am
Igel author himself is renting out machines to do it.
Yes, I am renting hardware to train Igel net, and the sad part is that I need to sacrifice my CCRL testing capacity as the training is so time (and money) consuming.

I wish Andrew we can re-purpose OpenBench nodes for this :)
by voffka
Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 80
Views: 19747

Re: Introducing Igel chess engine

Hello OliverBr, I am having problems running igel on an AMD EPYC 7502P 32-Core Processor with Linux: ch@AR161:~/engines/igel/src$ make g++ -Wall -std=c++17 -mpopcnt -pthread -msse -msse2 -msse3 -msse4.1 -mavx2 -O3 -march=native -flto *.cpp nnue/*.cpp nnue/features/*.cpp -DNDEBUG -DEVAL_NNUE=1 -D_BTY...
by voffka
Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 80
Views: 19747

Re: Introducing Igel chess engine

Rebel wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:39 pm
+68 at SRL-4000ms
Sounds about right.

Thanks for testing Igel Rebel!
by voffka
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 80
Views: 19747

Re: Introducing Igel chess engine

Igel 2.8.0 compiles for ivybridge and westmere are provided via PMs to Rebel and peter.
by voffka
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 80
Views: 19747

Re: Introducing Igel chess engine

peter wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:38 am
Rebel wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:52 am
Can you provide a pure popcount version without AVX?
Preferably a SSE4.1-popcnt one, well for Xeon X5670?
:) regards
Hello peter,

Will provide you a gcc compile for your CPU by the EOD.
by voffka
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 80
Views: 19747

Re: Introducing Igel chess engine

Rebel wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:52 am
Can you provide a pure popcount version without AVX?
Hello Rebel,

Will provide you a gcc compile for your CPU by the EOD.
by voffka
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 80
Views: 19747

Re: Introducing Igel chess engine

Dokterchen wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:08 am
Nice improvement! A first quick test shows that Igel is now among top 10 programs.
Thanks Torsten.
by voffka
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2020
Replies: 452
Views: 114004

Re: New engine releases 2020

https://i.postimg.cc/3RKDNWgH/igel-v2.png Igel 2.8.0 at https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases/tag/2.8.0 (binaries for Windows). This release brings major improvements in strength due to a fix of a null move pruning bug. A tiny code change brings +54 elo at LTC (http://chess.grantnet.us/test/...
by voffka
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 80
Views: 19747

Re: Introducing Igel chess engine

https://i.postimg.cc/3RKDNWgH/igel-v2.png Igel 2.8.0 at https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases/tag/2.8.0 (binaries for Windows). This release brings major improvements in strength due to a fix of a null move pruning bug. A tiny code change brings +54 elo at LTC (http://chess.grantnet.us/test/...