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by MikeB
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Perft 7 -> 1.6 trillion moves
Replies: 0
Views: 137

Perft 7 -> 1.6 trillion moves

This game [Event "HB Global Chess Challenge"] [Site "Minneapolis, MN USA"] [Date "2005.05.19"] [EventDate "2005.05.18"] [Round "2"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [White "Loal W Davis"] [Black "Magesh Chandran Panchanathan"] [ECO "C59"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "2473"] [PlyCount "120"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc...
by MikeB
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Amazing Computer Board on Kickstarter
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: Amazing Computer Board on Kickstarter

Everyone should know that more than 75% of Kickstarter hardware projects fail.

I once invested in a retractable dog leash project and even that one failed.
by MikeB
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Can somebody with 6 men EGTB show how to win with White?
Replies: 13
Views: 478

Re: Can somebody with 6 men EGTB show how to win with White?

Ethereal playing White Versus Igel playing with Black show an evaluation of 0.01 and Igel is showing an evaluation of 0.00. I am NOT using any chess Opening Nor EGTB for this test, Just pure engine evaluation where the two Engines have to show how good is there Opening knowledge and their endgame K...
by MikeB
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus
Replies: 38
Views: 1219

Re: We are past the stage where the OS has become the virus

My chess analysis was running slow. So I looked at what processes in memory were doing. There was this thing: Compattelrunner.Exe It was using 17% of my compute power, and my chess task which should be at 95% was struggling. Apparently, it is MS Windows spy process that you cannot turn off. So I fo...
by MikeB
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Future progress of chess software in chess
Replies: 20
Views: 911

Re: Future progress of chess software in chess

1)Chess machines are equal to human+machines in playing correspondence chess 2)Chess machine are equal to union of humans+chess machines in developing better chess engines. 3)Chess machines are equal to union of humans+chess machines in teaching humans to play chess better in OTB chess. I think tha...
by MikeB
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: M1 Apple Silicon for Chess?
Replies: 363
Views: 36933

Re: M1 Apple Silicon for Chess?

I'm fine with the way this thread has gone so far. Some engine stuff, some Apple discussion. I was all set to get new apple with the m1 and then the more I thought about , the more of pain it would be for me and how I would want to use it. New chip, new OS , being an early adopter here could be a ro...
by MikeB
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Lc0 in CCC matches
Replies: 20
Views: 875

Re: Lc0 in CCC matches

GPUs are also getting more powerful. Every 6 months or so, there will be a new crop, much more powerful than the previous. I think the real problem with the LC0 approach right now is the miners who are hoarding the GPU cards. It ramps up the price to sky-high and makes it hard for people to get the...
by MikeB
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tactical mistake by Stockfish (Grischuk-Ding at candidates)
Replies: 40
Views: 5424

Re: Tactical mistake by Stockfish (Grischuk-Ding at candidates)

my private and not yet released fork of SF, single thread 34 +0.06? 168.9M 1:33.45 a4 Nf4? 33 +0.14! 132.8M 1:13.42 a4! 33 +0.06? 128.0M 1:10.83 a4 Nf4? 32 +0.14 101.3M 0:56.21 a4 Nf4 Ne4 Ng6 h4 Qg4 axb5 axb5 Rxa8 Bxa8 g3 h6 c3 b4 Be3 Kh8 h5 Qxh5 Nh4 Qxd1 Nxg6+ fxg6 Rxd1 Rd8 Bc5 bxc3 bxc3 g5 Ra1 Bb7...