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by ernest
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Time per gigatype RAM with NN engines to exhaustion
Replies: 23
Views: 827

Re: Time per gigatype RAM with NN engines to exhaustion

Dann Corbit wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:15 pm

Most ssd devices have about the same endurance as a regular mechanical disk.
Very curious statement, to say the least ! Basis ?

From what I have read, ssd failure after too many writes is intrinsic to ssd...
by ernest
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Neghina position
Replies: 20
Views: 1228

Re: Neghina position

zullil wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:19 am

info depth 49 seldepth 84 multipv 1 score cp -1515 nodes 1723881577154 nps 46499922 hashfull 583 tbhits 1041762529 time 37072784 pv d8e8 h6e6
So here the Black Queen does not capture the Rook...
by ernest
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Neghina position
Replies: 20
Views: 1228

Re: Neghina position

I am a bit suspicious (disappointed?) that in your solution, at depth 48,
see 4.h4-h5 Dh6xh5+
the Black Queen is surrendering so early, in order for White to win...
by ernest
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Neghina position
Replies: 20
Views: 1228

Neghina position

I wonder what today's situation is for this 10-year old Neghina position (prison for Queen)
also seen in Eigenmann’s Der Brillante Schachzug 53

[d] 3k4/2pq3p/pp5R/4P3/P6P/2PN4/1PN3K1/8 w - - 0 1

Best move and win : Nd4
by ernest
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: UCI Win/Draw/Loss reporting
Replies: 65
Views: 5417

Re: UCI Win/Draw/Loss reporting

Rémi Coulom wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:33 pm

You can use the logit of the probability of winning, and multiply it by a constant so that it looks like centipawns. I do this for my program, and it works very well.
Salut Rémi,

So logit, rather than the current tg/arctg ?... :wink:
by ernest
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 2 testpositions from Chessbase. White to play and win!
Replies: 16
Views: 2199

Re: 2 testpositions from Chessbase. White to play and win!

What hardware and TB did you use, George ?
by ernest
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: google quantum computer
Replies: 23
Views: 1498

Re: google quantum computer

Wasn't there such an announcement by Google just a month ago, and a disclaimer followed ?
by ernest
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: SPCC: Testruns of Stockfsh 190826 and Lc0 LD2 finished
Replies: 3
Views: 755

Re: SPCC: Testruns of Stockfsh 190826 and Lc0 LD2 finished

Stockfish 190826 --> Elo 3543, but in some parts of your report (Ordo, and compared to 190814) you took 3545 :)
by ernest
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Will be the new Shredder a Hybrid-Engine?
Replies: 9
Views: 2218

Re: Will be the new Shredder a Hybrid-Engine?

Paloma wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:55 pm

So only Houdini, Komodo, Fire, Ethereal and Xiphos are without neural networks.
Pure A/B Engines seem to be out.
...and Stockfish ! :D