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by rodolfoleoni
Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chesswar will not die!
Replies: 5
Views: 1291

Chesswar will not die!

I posted on Winboard forum the idea of continuing Olivier's work as a group, supported by him, which can run the several stages of Chesswar Tournaments. http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=52559 Trustworthy people are needed for that work. Olivier would eventually make his choices....
by rodolfoleoni
Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The end of ChessWar
Replies: 28
Views: 7952

Re: The end of ChessWar

Dear friends, This is to confirm the rumours that ChessWar is going to an end. Of course, I am annoyed by all the clone/derivative stories, but the main reason is I now want to spend my time with other things. I am still interested in amateur chess engines, and I really liked the social event of br...
by rodolfoleoni
Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The end of ChessWar
Replies: 28
Views: 7952

Re: The end of ChessWar

Thanks, Olivier, for the time and energy you dedicated at the project. It has been funny to watch at events and to participate at chats. I hope there'll be a bit of your time for CC in future, anyway. Together with Leo's choice, it's a great loss for the community. Hopefully, someone else could offe...
by rodolfoleoni
Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Tornado Website is down!
Replies: 8
Views: 2581

Re: Tornado Website is down!

yesterday i deleted my website of Tornado, because i losed my interest in computerchess now again, general in chess too, they are other important things in my life to do. good bye. Hi Engin, it's a pity. I always enjoyed very much to use Tornado in my tests, it's a special one! Real life has lots o...
by rodolfoleoni
Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mat in .... ?
Replies: 22
Views: 2501

Re: Mate in ...?

Found a bug in the Baron. Following the PV, it announces Mate in 1 when it's in 2. That explain all.

OK, some more work for Richard to fix it... ;)
by rodolfoleoni
Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mat in .... ?
Replies: 22
Views: 2501

Re: Mate in ...?

28 26:13 9.194.233,873 5.843 +M13 a2a3 d3d4 c8d8 d4c4 a3e3 h2g1 d8c8 c4b4 a6a5 b4a5 e3b3 g1a7 c8a8 a5a6 a8a7 a6a7 g5g4 a4a5 g4g3 a7a8 g3g2 a8a7 g2g1q a7a6 g1g2 a6a7 g2b7 Given that the mate-in-14 lines have Ke2 as black's first reply instead of Kd4, it would be interesting to know how Baron finds a...
by rodolfoleoni
Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mat in .... ?
Replies: 22
Views: 2501

Re: Mate in ...?

28 26:13 9.194.233,873 5.843 +M13 a2a3 d3d4 c8d8 d4c4 a3e3 h2g1 d8c8 c4b4 a6a5 b4a5 e3b3 g1a7 c8a8 a5a6 a8a7 a6a7 g5g4 a4a5 g4g3 a7a8 g3g2 a8a7 g2g1q a7a6 g1g2 a6a7 g2b7 Given that the mate-in-14 lines have Ke2 as black's first reply instead of Kd4, it would be interesting to know how Baron finds a...
by rodolfoleoni
Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Mat in .... ?
Replies: 22
Views: 2501

Re: Mate in ...?

Baron on i7 4 cores and bitbases announces Mate in 13. To be checked if it's correct... FEN: 2r5/8/p3p3/4Pkp1/P7/3KR3/r6B/8 b - - 0 60 Baron330a-x64 2-6-6-6: 13 00:00 526.926 526.926 +34.92 a2a3 d3d2 c8d8 d2c2 a3e3 h2g1 e3e5 c2b2 g5g4 b2c3 f5f4 c3c2 e5e4 a4a5 e4e2 c2b3 e2e3 b3c2 d8c8 c2b2 c8b8 b2c2 ...
by rodolfoleoni
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 2012 6th Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championship
Replies: 55
Views: 13165

Re: 2012 6th Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Champion

23 01:39 289.616.748 2.925.421 0.00 d8e8 c7c5 c8b7 c5c7 b7c8 A pity...... This variation is lost: 55. .. Qe8 56. Rc5 Bb7 57. Bh3 g4 58. Bf1 wins. After 56.Rc5 Baron suddenly changes its PV..... FEN: 2b1q3/8/p4pk1/BpRp2pp/3Np3/4P1P1/5PBP/6K1 b - - 9 56 Baron330a-x64 2-6-6-6: 10 00:00 461.705 26.504 ...
by rodolfoleoni
Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 2012 6th Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Championship
Replies: 55
Views: 13165

Re: 2012 6th Annual ACCA World Computer Rapid Chess Champion

Sjeng (cluster) won 0.5 point in front of TheBaron (8 cores) ! > Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Score #g > 1 Sjeng (2929) xx 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10.5 11 > 2 thebaron (2590) 0 xx 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10.0 11 > 3 Tornado-C (2478) = 0 xx = = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 11 > 4 Nightmare...