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by Harvey Williamson
Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Plaskett's Chess Puzzle Solved in ~15 minutes
Replies: 30
Views: 1756

Re: Plaskett's Chess Puzzle Solved in ~15 minutes

Hiarcs does alright here. Default settings and no tbs it took around 3 minutes: 4.44 1.Nf6+ (depth 35, 1/19), 4.6G nodes (16.1M nps) 0.00: -3.26/11 1.Nxe3 0.00: -2.75/11 1.Kc6 Nb8+ 2.Kc7 Nxd7 3.Kxd7 Ne4 4.Nxe3 Nxg3 5.Bc2+ Kg7 6.Kd6 Kf6 7.Kd5 Ne2 8.Kc4 Nf4 9.Be4 0.01: -2.50/12 1.Kc6 Nb8+ 2.Kc7 Nxd7 3...
by Harvey Williamson
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: how will Leela fare at the WCCC?
Replies: 176
Views: 15569

Re: how will Leela fare at the WCCC?

Congratulations to the komodo team: they proved the better team on the day - no sarcasm intended. Sadly, I think something else was lost in the winning. That is also my feeling. I watched the game in Sweden. Mark did, indeed, tell the Leela operator that he could offer a draw. He did so immediately...
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC
Replies: 57
Views: 6687

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

mjlef wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:43 pm
I know because I was both there and had to pay for dinner with many f the programmers (its sort of a tradition).


Mark
The bill is also on the way from the meal I just had with David, Amir and Tal!
Congratulations,
Harvey
by Harvey Williamson
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC
Replies: 57
Views: 6687

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Check the schedule in the post above it starts tomorrow.
by Harvey Williamson
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Games you're proud of
Replies: 12
Views: 4893

Re: Games you're proud of

This is one of my early correspondence games I am very proud of against a player ranked 2700. Analysis is by IM Gary Lane [Event "British Correspondence Chess Society"] [Site "?"] [Date "2002.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Williamson, Harvey"] [Black "Overton, David"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B21"] [WhiteE...
by Harvey Williamson
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 53rd Programmers Tournament Leiden 2018 - Hiarcs wins!
Replies: 27
Views: 3701

Re: 53rd Programmers Tournament Leiden 2018 - Hiarcs wins!

Should this not be in the Tournaments section ? Maybe just like maybe your post about web-hosting should not be on the forum at all. However this team does not moderate just because we can. There have been threads about TCEC also in the general section that is also fine. If somebody wants to post g...
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 53rd Programmers Tournament Leiden 2018 - Hiarcs wins!
Replies: 27
Views: 3701

Re: 53rd Programmers Tournament Leiden 2018 - Hiarcs wins!

Well,... Against this competition and almost double the number of cores compared to it's closest competitor I guess there really is NO need to bring an updated Hiarcs after all these years ;) Ron I would prefer all tournaments to be played on equal hardware and the WCSC is which is nice. But this t...
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 53rd Programmers Tournament Leiden 2018 - Hiarcs wins!
Replies: 27
Views: 3701

53rd Programmers Tournament Leiden 2018 - Hiarcs wins!

Hiarcs has won the 53rd programmers tournament in Leiden with a 100% score of 9/9.
All the details on the CSVN website https://csvn.nl/