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by silentshark
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Release of Francesca - 0.22
Replies: 9
Views: 846

Re: New Release of Francesca - 0.22

Hi Tirsa,

This is a great spot. I've fixed this endgame bug, which seems to give just a few ELO.

I'll look at your other suggestions, too.

If you have any other comments, or have seen any other strange moves or evals, do let me know :-)

Thanks again,

Tom
by silentshark
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Francesca MAD 0.22 64-bit Gauntlet for CCRL 40/40
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: Francesca MAD 0.22 64-bit Gauntlet for CCRL 40/40

Thanks, no I didn't spot that. I will take a look..
by silentshark
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Francesca MAD 0.22 64-bit Gauntlet for CCRL 40/40
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: Francesca MAD 0.22 64-bit Gauntlet for CCRL 40/40

Thanks for running the gauntlet. Interesting results (and reassuring that progress is happening :-))

Regards,
Tom
by silentshark
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Chess Engine Olympiad. Great Britain.
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: Chess Engine Olympiad. Great Britain.

Thanks, Sergio, does this get broadcast live?
by silentshark
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Depth reduced but ELO increased
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Depth reduced but ELO increased

This was interesting.. I've been playing around with the 'countermove history' idea. At this point, I'm just using the countermove history data built up during the search to help with move ordering. I expected this approach to improve move ordering, and thus allow my engine to search a bit deeper. W...
by silentshark
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Chess Engine Olympiad. Denmark.
Replies: 8
Views: 486

Re: Chess Engine Olympiad. Denmark.

Good one with the live broadcast - looks fab!
by silentshark
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: International Gsei Web Tournament VI Edition
Replies: 29
Views: 1625

Re: International Gsei Web Tournament VI Edition

Hi,

Can Francesca enter too, as an 'old timer'?

Latest version at www.silentshark.co.uk

Regards,
Tom
by silentshark
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Release of Francesca - 0.22
Replies: 9
Views: 846

Re: New Release of Francesca - 0.22

Thanks, somewhere I should note that the version with the larger hash tables (uses over 1GB memory) is not suitable for many purposes. It seems at fast timescales that smaller hash is usually better. At least on my machine. Maybe cache related or something. I'm currently running a blitz test between...
by silentshark
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New Release of Francesca - 0.22
Replies: 9
Views: 846

New Release of Francesca - 0.22

Francesca 0.22 is released

This should be another step forward in strength, hopefully over +30 ELO

Change detail in the readme.txt file.

Available at www.silentshark.co.uk

I have some testing results which I might post later if time..

Enjoy :-)

Regards,
Tom
by silentshark
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Falling Debris
Replies: 11
Views: 929

Re: Falling Debris

Great tournament, Graham. Many thanks for organising