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by Chessqueen
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Learn by playing, NOT by letting a top engine to figure it out for you!
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: Learn by playing, NOT by letting a top engine to figure it out for you!

For Players between 1550 to 1950, I only was going to ask for players on this forum rated between 1600 to 1950, but I know that there are lots of 1550 that are very knowledgeable with endgame; please do NOT use any engine with EGTB to help you, Look at this position for 2 Minutes and let me know if...
by Chessqueen
Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Learn by playing, NOT by letting a top engine to figure it out for you!
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Learn by playing, NOT by letting a top engine to figure it out for you!

For Players between 1550 to 1950, I only was going to ask for players on this forum rated between 1600 to 1950, but I know that there are lots of 1550 that are very knowledgeable with endgame; please do NOT use any engine with EGTB to help you, Look at this position for 2 Minutes and let me know if ...
by Chessqueen
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 103
Views: 16121

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

Here is the last game where Casper showed Sargon the importance of knowing how to play the opposition. Anyway the final score was 4 win 3 lost 3 draw in favor of Casper where most of the wins by Casper was due to having more chess endgame knowledge than Sargon Beta [Event "Computer chess game"] [Dat...
by Chessqueen
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tarrasch GUI V3.13a Released
Replies: 5
Views: 1065

Re: Tarrasch GUI V3.13a Released

After taking 18 months or so off, I have been working quite hard on my Tarrasch GUI recently. Today I issued a new version, featuring a new database based on TWIC (with explicit permission of Mark Crowther). I've also upgraded the engine offerings, including adding the UCI .exe from my Windows port...
by Chessqueen
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 103
Views: 16121

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

[Event "Computer chess game"] [Date "2021.01.21"] [Round "2"] [White "Sargon-1978-V1.01Beta"] [Black "Casper rated 1575"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "1575"] [ECO "B12"] [Opening "Caro-Kann"] [Time "08:21:18"] [Variation "Advance, 4.Nf3 e6 5.Be2"] [WhiteElo "1600"] [TimeControl "900+5"] [Terminati...
by Chessqueen
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 103
Views: 16121

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

Can you write a small subroutine with endgame knowledge[/b] :?: https://levelup.gitconnected.com/build-your-own-chess-endgame-monster-a3fb23bb3ec1 You do NOT have to work any harder on this project, Sargon Beta is still a great program as it is, and after you add some timing code Sargon will defini...
by Chessqueen
Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 103
Views: 16121

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

Oh and incidentally, if you for some reason care about your results against Sargon 1978 never resign. Go for an ending of K v K+Q say. Sargon 1978 has no chess knowledge and shrinking the box around the king with your queen (or rook) to force mate is chess knowledge. It's not winning material or co...
by Chessqueen
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 103
Views: 16121

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

My friend from Puerto Rico rated 1620 Sanchez Martinez Xavie r decided to play 10 game at 10'+5" his final score was 4 lost, 3 wins and 3 draws . Which is good news, but he noticed that Sargon is probably near 1700 to 1730 in the middlegame stronger than him in tactics, but very weak in the endgame ...
by Chessqueen
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 103
Views: 16121

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

My friend from Puerto Rico rated 1620 Martinez Xavier decided to play 10 game at 10'+5" and he just called me saying the he is losing 3 lost, 2 wins and 1 draws . Which is good news, but he noticed that Sargon is probably near 1700 tp 1715 in the middlegame stronger than him in tactics, but very wea...
by Chessqueen
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Sargon 1978 UCI Available
Replies: 103
Views: 16121

Re: Sargon 1978 UCI Available

If I understand correctly sargon now only know not to play a move that force a draw by repetition when it has a better alternative. It does not have draw by repetition knowledge during the search(and note that you do not need hash tables for it but only to see that the line in the search leads to a...