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by kasinp
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: stockfish 10 vs. Mephisto III S Glasgow
Replies: 116
Views: 7393

Re: stockfish 10 vs. Mephisto III S Glasgow

Just an fyi, you can download a lot of the Mephisto engines as uci if you wanted to run them on the same hardware to compare. http://rebel13.nl/index.html Or you could also download my CB-Emu program, which emulates more than 200 chess computers (not only Mephisto, but also Fidelity, Novag, Saitek ...
by kasinp
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fritz 17
Replies: 264
Views: 24361

Re: Fritz 17

What is the supported max cpu number (according to the uci options) for Fritz 17? Asking for info, because I added now a Ginkgo entry to the XB/UCI chronology. (note that some programs detect the max mumber themselves and then write the number of your cores) Yes, this appears to be the case, tried ...
by kasinp
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Perfect2019 books are out - thank you Sedat!
Replies: 4
Views: 877

Perfect2019 books are out - thank you Sedat!

Just noticed that Sedat published a new version of his excellent Perfect series. Supported are all common file types, from Arena to Polyglot. I have always found these to be of highest quality and wanted to thank Sedat for his continued contribution to our hobby. (still missing his friendly online p...
by kasinp
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Looking for a tactical test suite
Replies: 11
Views: 1938

Re: Looking for a tactical test suite

Thank you both. I should have thought of it myself! Again, appreciate the responses.
PK
by kasinp
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Looking for a tactical test suite
Replies: 11
Views: 1938

Looking for a tactical test suite

...moderately difficult and vetted by modern engines.
Intended for second-tier engine testing - not Stockfish.

Thanks,
PK
by kasinp
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Deus X Neural Network Progress
Replies: 9
Views: 2681

Re: Deus X Neural Network Progress

Thanks for the update and good luck with the project. It will be good to see it reenter TCEC when you feel sufficient progress has been made.
There is a lot of interest in different approaches to NN, perhaps specifically about not being as rigid on the self-imposed "zero" aspect.

Cheers,
PK
by kasinp
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 7 Man Syzygy and SSD
Replies: 73
Views: 17289

Re: 7 Man Syzygy and SSD

If i'm not wrong 6-man rtbz can safely be stored on HDD. So don't waste essential RTBW space. I'll recommend: #1 | KRPPKRP #2 | KQPPKQP #3 | KNPPKNP Yes, of course. It is, however, not one size fits all. As an example I always engine test using 6 man syzygy, so I have good reason to prefer having 6...
by kasinp
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 12.3 is out
Replies: 76
Views: 15006

Re: Komodo 12.3 is out

It seems that a good chunk of the benefit of 7 man TB is just the rook and 2p vs rook and p endgame plus the small KPPPkpp, which can be put on a fairly small SSD along with 6 man with no big cost of download or SSD. Are you sure ??? A pawn will necessarily promote, so you will absolutely need the ...
by kasinp
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 12.3 is out
Replies: 76
Views: 15006

Re: Komodo 12.3 is out

One question for Mark and Larry: Now Komodo support up to 7 pieces egtb, fine. Any slowdown test inflicted by probing 7-piece compared to 6-piece tried out yet? Scenario: whole 7-piece on ssd. What kind of slowdown in speed can we see. Also is 7-piece ssd something on the agenda, like 2019 or onwar...
by kasinp
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Did Ingo Bauer take a break from Chess
Replies: 9
Views: 2224

Re: Did Ingo Bauer take a break from Chess

I too hope Ingo is well and has not lost interest in maintaining his list.
That said I would not be surprised if being well required forgetting about computer chess once in a while.
PK