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by mclane
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: WCCC 2019 Macau..
Replies: 68
Views: 5165

Re: WCCC 2019 Macau..

Participate in the social event
by mclane
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: WCCC 2019 Macau..
Replies: 68
Views: 5165

Re: WCCC 2019 Macau..

What obvious reasons? You'd need a lot of people to agree with each other. And there is no obvious lead programmer or team boss to guide the common efforts organisation-wise. Just think of Stockfish: it's safe to say that you'd need +at least+ five well-known lead people to agree on entering such a...
by mclane
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 237 Mn/s for Stockfish on an 2xEPYC 7742
Replies: 20
Views: 813

Re: 237 Mn/s for Stockfish on an 2xEPYC 7742

But lc0 plays better chess on 1 NPS.
by mclane
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Why are chess computers no longer important?
Replies: 6
Views: 693

Re: Why are chess computers no longer important?

menniepals wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:33 pm
Phones are better
But they have no chess board
by mclane
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Why are chess computers no longer important?
Replies: 6
Views: 693

Re: Why are chess computers no longer important?

We have 4 new dedicated chess computer companies. All with new chess computers. Phoenix in NL millennium Chess in Germany. Pewatronic in Switzerland DGT in Netherlands. They have arround 12 models including different hardware platforms and different programs. So why do we need a pc ?? We don’t need ...
by mclane
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: WCCC 2019 Macau..
Replies: 68
Views: 5165

Re: WCCC 2019 Macau..

You cannot beat anyone. You cannot even compete. You have not written any engine, and you would not even do how to do it. I could if I wanted (my first effort was stronger than Ruffian 1.0.5, wasn't that stronger than your Joker?) But if I did it with an engine that wasn't stronger than Stockfish, ...
by mclane
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: STS rating v13.1 for Lc0 0.21.2 with nodes = 1
Replies: 53
Views: 4743

Re: STS rating v13.1 for Lc0 0.21.2 with nodes = 1

Lc0 with few NPS plays so impressive that computer chess makes a lot of fun again. After all these years it still can be a super hobby.
by mclane
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: WCCC 2019 Macau..
Replies: 68
Views: 5165

Re: WCCC 2019 Macau..

They invite and if few come, it isn’t there fault. It's their fault if they haven't figured out chess engine games can be played remotely. A true world chess champion would be the best engine available in the best hardware available, with the best openings available, and that is a thing that doesn'...
by mclane
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: WCCC 2019 Macau..
Replies: 68
Views: 5165

Re: WCCC 2019 Macau..

Why should they ? They invite and if few come, it isn’t there fault. The only thing one could criticise is, that they usually choose strange places for the championships.