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by Mike S.
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Questions about graphics cards for Leela
Replies: 14
Views: 2515

Re: Questions about graphics cards for Leela

As a sidenote, people with a smaller budget should take a look at the GTX 1660 , which supports the FP16 option, but not raytracing reflections: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/geforce-gtx-1660-ti-advanced-shaders-streaming-multiprocessor/ Interestingly, it has extra hardware components fo...
by Mike S.
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Draws with Knight odds are possible against a top GM?
Replies: 24
Views: 4836

Re: Draws with Knight odds are possible against a top GM?

Uri Blass wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:45 am
The blunder of Kf7 is a strong evidence that lc0 is not a human.
I agree. Interesting avoid move position :shock: do you have the complete PGN source of the game? I guess it is from the TCEC bonus event, but I cannot find it. Thanks.
by Mike S.
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: multi PV mode
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: multi PV mode

Try some of the offbeat puzzles/positions posted here with and w/o MPV and see what happens! Yes, that is a common observation and it is logical. Also, while kibitzing with an engine Multi-PV(2) is very useful to spot forced moves quickly, where the unguided eye may miss the sharpness of the positi...
by Mike S.
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Arena website down >= 48 hrs
Replies: 36
Views: 5716

Re: Arena website down >= 48 hrs

Most important will be to maintain a download source,

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?fi ... 2268724479

Arena 3.5.1
by Mike S.
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How to find your Leela Ratio - for Windows users w/ GPU(s)
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: How to find your Leela Ratio - for Windows users w/ GPU(s)

I think the whole concept of "Leela Ratio" is useless. You'll take your best buy anyway.
by Mike S.
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 2019: You dont have influence
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Re: 2019: You dont have influence

Voters could choose from a small selection of computer chess expectations for 2019. I should have made it in Strawpoll instead, but it is not important anyway.
by Mike S.
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BT2630 position 15
Replies: 13
Views: 2129

Re: BT2630 position 15

Mike S. wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:00 am
1. +- (9.71): 1.Rf6+ Kg7 2.e5 dxe5 3.Qd3 ...

2. +- (9.68): 1.e5 dxe5 2.Rf6+ Kg7 3.Qd3 ...

3. +- (1.66): 1.Rf3 ...
:roll: I had missed totally that it is just a transposition!
by Mike S.
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BT2630 position 15
Replies: 13
Views: 2129

Re: BT2630 position 15

Stockfish 10 confirms that the choice between 1.Rf6+ and 1.e5 is very close: i7 7700HQ 3.4 GHz 1024 GB Hashtables 3 threads (cores) 5-men Syzygy EGTBs Analysis by Stockfish 10 64 BMI2 MultiPV(3): 1. +- ( 9.71 ): 1.Rf6+ Kg7 2.e5 dxe5 3.Qd3 e4 4.Qc3 Kh7 5.Rd6 Bg7 6.Nf6+ Kh8 7.Qc1 Qe7 8.Qg5 Bg4 9.Qg6 B...