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by elcabesa
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Explanation of the Cute Chess message 'connection stalls'
Replies: 15
Views: 416

Re: Explanation of the Cute Chess message 'connection stalls'

if your engine search at fixed depth and doesn't answer until it hs finished you can try a combination of those options with cutechess: depth=plies Set the search depth limit. st=n Set the time limit for each move to n seconds. This option cannot be used in combination with the tc option. e.g. %cute...
by elcabesa
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Explanation of the Cute Chess message 'connection stalls'
Replies: 15
Views: 416

Re: Explanation of the Cute Chess message 'connection stalls'

I haven't understood what you have implemented and how you use cutechess :) cutechess reports "connection stalls" when the engine doesn't reply wuth the expected messages to stop, or uci (I suppose). if you use cutechess with tournament time control and your engine search at depth 5 and after a minu...
by elcabesa
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Hash collision?
Replies: 42
Views: 1464

Re: Hash collision?

The total size of the table only comes in when the the table only gets partly filled. Yeah I have to agree. In that case, my objection was wrong. (you tacitly assume that by taking it for granted that a key length of 64 bits is enough to have no key collisions) That's an unrelated issue for the pro...
by elcabesa
Fri May 24, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Content of hash entry in perft
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Re: Content of hash entry in perft

in my impleentation I store, key, depth of the subtree, nodes of the subtree
by elcabesa
Sun May 12, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: syzygy request for info
Replies: 35
Views: 5829

Re: syzygy request for info

one year later I'm still here reading and studying syzygy. I have just seen that when first reading the files, the code read the PairsData, each pairsData contains an array of pieces with defines the order of pieces. I have just read KNNvKB files and and in all the pairsData struct contained the ord...
by elcabesa
Thu May 02, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Simple mate in 6 that gives some engines trouble
Replies: 20
Views: 1645

Re: Simple mate in 6 that gives some engines trouble

Vajolet finally found it after 45 minutes :)
by elcabesa
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position 31.Qh8!
Replies: 7
Views: 565

Re: Test Position 31.Qh8!

I'm not a big chess player, but what white cha achieve after Qh8! ? I let Stockfish and Vajolet search a lot but cannot din anython but draw
by elcabesa
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: calculating seldepth
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: calculating seldepth

some engine calculate seldepth as the max depth reached in search/qsearch, some other (i.e. stockfish) calculate the max depth reached by a PV node
by elcabesa
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: 7-man Syzygy support in Fathom
Replies: 8
Views: 915

Re: 7-man Syzygy support in Fathom

jdart wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:48 pm
Probably best to fork it/send a pull request.

--Jon
done, please check it :)