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by pilgrimdan
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Will TCEC need to rewrite their rules?
Replies: 11
Views: 1549

Re: Will TCEC need to rewrite their rules?

Just to be clear, I have no issues with lc0 or Allie. My issue is with the somewhat arbitrary and vague TCEC rules governing Neural Network engine participation. These rules state: Definition A neural network is a computer system modeled on the human brain and nervous system. For the purpose of TCE...
by pilgrimdan
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...
Replies: 10
Views: 875

Re: that should be 32. ...c4

22/57 1:31:03 5,719,459k 1,047k -M11 c5-c4 Rh3xh6 Qc7-b6+ Rd6-d4 Qb6-b1+ Bg2-f1 Bc6xe4 f6xg7 Qb1xf1+ Kg1xf1 Kg8xg7 Qd2-g5+ Be4-g6 Qg5-f6+ Kg7xh6 g4-g5+ Kh6-h7 Rd4-h4+ Bg6-h5 Rh4xh5+ Kh7-g8 [d]1n3rk1/r1q2pp1/2bRpP1p/p1p1P3/4P1P1/P1B4R/3Q2BP/6K1 b - - 0 32 32. ...c4 I'm having difficulty understandin...
by pilgrimdan
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...
Replies: 10
Views: 875

that should be 32. ...c4

Mate in 14 from starting position : FEN: 1n3rk1/r1q2pp1/2bRpP1p/p1p1P3/2p1P1P1/P2R4/1B1Q2BP/6K1 w - - 0 31 Matefinder_190203: 31/28 00:04 7 945 343 1 835 800 +M14 31.Rh3 c3 32.Bxc3 Qb7 33.fxg7 f6 34.gxf8R+ Kxf8 35.Rd8+ Be8 36.exf6 Qh7 37.Rxh6 Qg8 38.Qd6+ Kf7 39.Qxc5 Qxg4 40.Qxa7+ Nd7 41.Rxd7+ Bxd7 ...
by pilgrimdan
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...
Replies: 10
Views: 875

after 1 hr Critter sees Mate on 31. ...c4

Mate in 14 from starting position : FEN: 1n3rk1/r1q2pp1/2bRpP1p/p1p1P3/2p1P1P1/P2R4/1B1Q2BP/6K1 w - - 0 31 Matefinder_190203: 31/28 00:04 7 945 343 1 835 800 +M14 31.Rh3 c3 32.Bxc3 Qb7 33.fxg7 f6 34.gxf8R+ Kxf8 35.Rd8+ Be8 36.exf6 Qh7 37.Rxh6 Qg8 38.Qd6+ Kf7 39.Qxc5 Qxg4 40.Qxa7+ Nd7 41.Rxd7+ Bxd7 ...
by pilgrimdan
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...
Replies: 10
Views: 875

Re: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...

32...Re8 is a mistake. After 31. Rh3 c3 32. Bxc3 , SF-Matefinder with 5 best moves finds mate in 12 with Qb7 or c4 : FEN: 1n3rk1/r1q2pp1/2bRpP1p/p1p1P3/4P1P1/P1B4R/3Q2BP/6K1 b - - 0 32 Matefinder_20190305: 28/23 00:18 64 539k 3 465k +M9 32. ... Qxd6 33.exd6 e5 34.fxg7 f6 35.gxf8Q+ Kxf8 36.Qxh6+ Kf7...
by pilgrimdan
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...
Replies: 10
Views: 875

Re: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...

32...Re8 is a mistake. After 31. Rh3 c3 32. Bxc3 , SF-Matefinder with 5 best moves finds mate in 12 with Qb7 or c4 : FEN: 1n3rk1/r1q2pp1/2bRpP1p/p1p1P3/4P1P1/P1B4R/3Q2BP/6K1 b - - 0 32 Matefinder_20190305: 28/23 00:18 64 539k 3 465k +M9 32. ... Qxd6 33.exd6 e5 34.fxg7 f6 35.gxf8Q+ Kxf8 36.Qxh6+ Kf7...
by pilgrimdan
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...
Replies: 10
Views: 875

Critter does not see Mate in 9 ...

1.d4 Nf6 2.e3 b6 3.Be2 e6 4.Nd2 Bb7 5.Ngf3 Be7 6.O-O O-O 7.c4 d5 8.b3 Bb4 9.Bb2 Nbd7 10.a3 Bd6 11.Ne5 Nb8 12.Ndf3 dxc4 13.bxc4 Ne4 14.Qc2 Ng5 15.Nxg5 Qxg5 16.Bf3 c6 17.e4 Bxe5 18.dxe5 Qe7 19.Rfd1 c5 20.Rd2 a5 21.Rad1 Ra7 22.Rd6 Bc6 23.g3 Qc7 24.Bg2 Kh8 25.f4 Kg8 26.f5 Be8 27.f6 h6 28.g4 Bc6 29.R1d3 ...
by pilgrimdan
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Today is the day.
Replies: 4
Views: 638

Re: Today is the day.

the emergence is complete … block box wins over knowledge …
by pilgrimdan
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The white advantage of the first move
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Re: The white advantage of the first move

just a thought … if for every action … there is an equal and opposite reaction … then wouldn't it follow that Black can equalize any move by white … your data is interesting … seems like there is more of a psychological mode in play … then there is a scientific one … when it comes to humans winning ...
by pilgrimdan
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: do top programs find 35.Nb4 right away ...
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: do top programs find 35.Nb4 right away ...

thanks ... I downloaded Critter ... and it found the move right away ...