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by MikeB
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: nice position
Replies: 1
Views: 187

nice position



Bxf5 and Kh1 are good moves, but there is a much better move.

SF, on my machine, sometimes finds it in about 30 seconds, other times are much longer.
by MikeB
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: dynamic contempt
Replies: 1
Views: 239

dynamic contempt

...been playing around with a uci option setting for dynamic contempt ... just for entertainment value... here's a game against a 3000 CCLR rated engine with knight odds ... move 59. Be7 is a cute move - not hard for computers, but a good move OTB for a human to find.. [Event "Mac Pro x5690 3.46 Ghz...
by MikeB
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: SF downloads
Replies: 12
Views: 1331

Re: SF downloads

Thanks, tmo. BTW, do you know what is happening with the asmFish site: no updates since 12/7/18 and also warnings from Chrome about a dangerous site? asmfish is not sustainable - the effort require to keep it updated for a possible 10 to 12 elo gain for no financial gain becomes an exercise in futi...
by MikeB
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: SF eval oscillating in EG endgame study
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: SF eval oscillating in EG endgame study

8/6Bp/1k4p1/6n1/7R/6pp/P4p2/3K4 w - - 0 1 See image - https://pasteboard.co/I5m9FD0.png no issues here dev McCain X2a dep score nodes time (not shown: tbhits knps seldep) 39 +4.65 6.86G 3:26.85 Bd4+ Kc6 Bxf2 gxf2 Ke2 Kc5 Kxf2 Kd5 Ke2 h5 Ke3 Kd6 Kd3 Ne6 Kd2 Ng5 Kc2 Kc6 Kb3 Kb5 Kc3 Ne6 Kc2 h2 Rxh2 Kc...
by MikeB
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Trying out the Leela Hybrid engine (NN with AB)
Replies: 137
Views: 12347

Re: Trying out the Leela Hybrid engine (NN with AB)

v0.21.0-fish-v0.8 released! https://github.com/killerducky/lc0/wiki/LeelaFish https://github.com/killerducky/lc0/releases Important note: Stockfish 10 official release has a bug that Leelafish hits more often than normal. To workaround this: 1) Use a recent dev version (after 2018-12-16) or 2) Set ...
by MikeB
Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 7107

Re: New engine releases 2019

@MikeB : OK - will do - many thanks .. :D Edit : removed line - just warning remains. A-OK .. thanks .. :D Ok I just updated McCain on Github - the warning was fixed plus other items. This is a near release... https://github.com/MichaelB7/Stockfish/tree/McCain at longer t/c it may be within 6 Elo o...
by MikeB
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 7107

Re: New engine releases 2019

dev-McCain X2a (source only you must compile your own exe's) has been updated with both dev SF and McCain updates. Thanks for this Mike - I tried compiling and I got one warning and one error - this is just a FYI .. :D I'll wait for the official macOS release. ic-no-pic -DIS_64BIT -msse -msse3 -mpo...
by MikeB
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 7107

Re: New engine releases 2019

dev-McCain X2a (source only you must compile your own exe's) has been updated with both dev SF and McCain updates. Thanks for this Mike - I tried compiling and I got one warning and one error - this is just a FYI .. :D I'll wait for the official macOS release. ic-no-pic -DIS_64BIT -msse -msse3 -mpo...
by MikeB
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McCain X1 Source Available
Replies: 28
Views: 2155

Re: McCain X1 Source Available

Will post some exe's once I have them: Stockfish: current-dev Stockfish ( as of today less 3 non functional commits made today (2/7) Stockfish-m: current-dev Stockfish with some additional matefinder code McCain-X1: includes all ofcurrent-dev Stockfis with added functional modifications and feature...