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by fabianVDW
Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Texel tuning variant
Replies: 3
Views: 942

Re: Texel tuning variant

What is the point in optimizing without using any gradient information, even when freely available? I don't get it.
by fabianVDW
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help with Texel's tuning
Replies: 33
Views: 4746

Re: Help with Texel's tuning

Congratulations :) Where did you find the explanation with regard to Texel tuning, and the millions of games to test against? Or, did you get all the explanation needed by PM and created the test data yourself by (for example) scraping lichess games? I'd be _very_ much interested in a video about t...
by fabianVDW
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Testing strategies for my engines playing strength
Replies: 40
Views: 4642

Re: Testing strategies for my engines playing strength

Learn to use OpenBench: https://github.com/AndyGrant/OpenBench It might seem like quite a task for you to set it up, and it is, but it will pay out in the long run. It will track all your tests, is well funded, automatically distributed (for instance if you had multiple machines) and not too hard to...
by fabianVDW
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CEGT - rating lists November 15th 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 768

Re: CEGT - rating lists November 15th 2020

Good progress from FabChess. Thanks for testing it!
by fabianVDW
Sun Nov 08, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: List of bugfree, opensource Linux and MacOSX engines
Replies: 155
Views: 16145

Re: List of bugfree, opensource Linux and MacOSX engines

FabChess will also meat your criterium, that is if you have a rustc and cargo installed.
by fabianVDW
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2020
Replies: 598
Views: 175285

Re: New engine releases 2020

I have released a new version of FabChess at https://github.com/fabianvdW/FabChess/releases Version 1.16 comes with a significant strength increase over the last releasted version 1.15 and a lot less code. Changes include: -Better handling of endgames -Retune parameters with Andrews data -Late move ...