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by Madeleine Birchfield
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/15, 40/2 and FRC lists updated (10th April 2021)
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: CCRL 40/15, 40/2 and FRC lists updated (10th April 2021)

Igel 3.0.0 is ahead of Houdini 6 at the rating list. It's now in 3th place ( I don' t count the Stockfish clone Fat Fritz). Congratulations to Volodymyr Shcherbyna and Dietrich Kappe. It's not statistically significant yet to say that Igel is better than Houdini in 40/15. The elo difference between...
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?
Replies: 32
Views: 2467

Re: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?

Frank, your discussion about chess GUIs and neural networks is off topic. I kindly ask you to start a new discussion about that.
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?
Replies: 32
Views: 2467

Re: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?

More comments from the other thread from somebody who missed my comment: What exactly is the incentive to help people who come into the forum working on their first ever move generator? Obviously its a kind thing to do. If someone who knows all the tricks of the trade thinks himself to be too good t...
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?
Replies: 32
Views: 2467

Re: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?

Oh? Did you care before, and what made you change your mind? It seems that what you care about isn't really that important, on the scale of things. I actually would think it is of exactly zero importance. What matters is if engine would gain a couple of hundred Elo by using a net architecture adapt...
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: NNUE Research Project
Replies: 61
Views: 6034

Re: NNUE Research Project

Pedone 3 SF12 -> RMS=69.88 | SIM=43.26 SF13 -> RMS=70.18 | SIM=42.74 Halogen 10 SF12 -> RMS=70.54 | SIM=49.25 SF13 -> RMS=71.62 | SIM=49.49 Marvin 5 SF12 -> RMS=86.92 | SIM=48.81 SF13 -> RMS=87.44 | SIM=49.76 Seer 1.2.1 SF12 -> RMS=107.47 | SIM=36.27 SF13 -> RMS=108.57 | SIM=36.69 . Tornado support...
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?
Replies: 32
Views: 2467

Re: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?

Frank Quisinsky wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:44 pm
And what is bad if programmers "copy the nodchip NNUE architecture into their engine" ??
It is only bad if you are like H.G. Muller and want to see engines use a neural network architecture that is designed specifically for chess and not for shogi. I personally no longer care either way.
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?
Replies: 32
Views: 2467

Re: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?

Are these programmers on TalkChess? I must have missed their postings, then... BBC author: Maksim Korsh. Igel author: voffka. Rubichess author: RubiChess. Nemorino author: Florentino. Marvin author: Martin. All of them have been active members of Talkchess for the past few years and have posted and...
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?
Replies: 32
Views: 2467

Re: Is Talkchess still the centre of computer chess programming?

Hilarious that you have to draw on mclane as your principal example. The guy is not even a programmer. My principal example I gave in my last comment was not mclane, it was all those programmers on Talkchess who chose to copy the nodchip NNUE architecture into their engine; i.e. the authors of engi...
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: NNUE Research Project
Replies: 61
Views: 6034

Re: NNUE Research Project

Note that nets trained on non-stockfish data often have to have their scores multiplied by a factor in order to fall into a good range for alpha-beta. Values between 1.5 to 2.5 are common. I use a python script to adjust the final layer for this. The toga net used a 1.55 multiplier, if I recall. If...
by Madeleine Birchfield
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: It walks like a clone, it quacks like a clone ...
Replies: 47
Views: 4825

Re: It walks like a clone, it quacks like a clone ...

This discussion has gone off the original topic, so I have broken this topic off into a different topic entirely: http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=76858

Continue talking about rating lists and clones.