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by Rebel
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: What the heck happens here?
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: What the heck happens here?

I took the Sim tester which has some 8,000+ quiet positions with unclear best move and tested engines, including versions of Lc0 nets, all at 1 second / position and additionally SF_dev at much longer 10s/position and 30s/poisition. Also, for some check, one Lc0 at 0.2s/position. Can you zip simila...
by Rebel
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: What the heck happens here?
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: What the heck happens here?

I took the Sim tester which has some 8,000+ quiet positions with unclear best move and tested engines, including versions of Lc0 nets, all at 1 second / position and additionally SF_dev at much longer 10s/position and 30s/poisition. Also, for some check, one Lc0 at 0.2s/position. Can you zip simila...
by Rebel
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Where did all these 3400 engines come from?
Replies: 29
Views: 1334

Re: Where did all these 3400 engines come from?

The idea behind chess is to mate. For that you need a plan. Otherwise you run around on the board without understanding and IMO you do not play chess but survive. If an engine plays 2600+ ELO but is not planning to mate, it has IMO no understanding of the game. Ok it plays 2600 elo. But is chess ru...
by Rebel
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA
Replies: 22
Views: 1453

Re: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA

Did another experiment, run engines at depth=1 only, canceling (the main) search, thus testing mainly the evaluation function for similarity. It isn't perfect since engines may vary how they handle checks in QS, I have also seen engines extend root moves. But in general it will just work. Example:1 ...
by Rebel
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?
Replies: 24
Views: 930

Re: Does computer chess sponsorship exist?

AMD sponsored the match against Anand. Aegon sponsored the Aegon tournaments. The 4 Maastricht (comp vs GM) events were sponsored by Dutch companies but these times are definitely over.
by Rebel
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA
Replies: 22
Views: 1453

Re: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA

Added a last feature, add comments to the HTML. For instance these long names for NN engines, store your comments in legend.txt.

http://rebel13.nl/html/nn-500ms.html

Final release tomorrow.
by Rebel
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA
Replies: 22
Views: 1453

Re: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA

Works great!

Can I include it in the SIMEX download?
by Rebel
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA
Replies: 22
Views: 1453

Re: Similarity tester - 2nd generation - BETA

Tested Lc0 vs Allie, same network files, with good old SIM03

http://rebel13.nl/html/nn-500ms.html

http://rebel13.nl/html/nn-1000ms.html

I am not surprised.