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by Graham Banks
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 69
Views: 1966

Re: The Busted Dutch

jp wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:10 am
Graham Banks wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:02 am
I found the following comments on 2.d5
Comments from whom?
https://www.chess.com/forum/view/chess- ... efence-2d5

http://www.chesspub.com/cgi-bin/chess/Y ... 1268673711
by Graham Banks
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 76th Amateur Series Division 1
Replies: 11
Views: 724

Re: 76th Amateur Series Division 1

76TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 1) Intel i5 Quad ChessGUI 256mb hash each where possible 3-4-5 piece tablebases Ponder off GBSelect2019.cgb book 40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL) 4 cycles 44 rounds All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible) The bottom engine will face automatic re...
by Graham Banks
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 76th Amateur Series Division 2
Replies: 6
Views: 472

Re: 76th Amateur Series Division 2

76TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 2) Intel i5 Quad ChessGUI 256mb hash each where possible 3-4-5 piece tablebases Ponder off GBSelect2019.cgb book 40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL) 4 cycles 44 rounds All engines 1CPU (64-bit where available) The top engine will gain automatic prom...
by Graham Banks
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 76th Amateur Series Division 3
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: 76th Amateur Series Division 3

76TH AMATEUR SERIES (Division 3) Intel i5 Quad ChessGUI 256mb hash each 3-4-5 piece tablebases Ponder off GBSelect2019.cgb book 40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL) 4 cycles 44 rounds All engines 64-bit 1CPU (where available) The top engine will gain automatic promotion and the b...
by Graham Banks
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How Many Crafty 25.3's Are There?...What To Do?
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: How Many Crafty 25.3's Are There?...What To Do?

supersharp77 wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:51 pm
........but the whole world has tested that "old 25.3 and posted the results"
Like who?
by Graham Banks
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 69
Views: 1966

Re: The Busted Dutch

ouachita wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:10 am
I see 2 games since 1856, a sure sign of its irrelevance.
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by Graham Banks
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Busted Dutch
Replies: 69
Views: 1966

Re: The Busted Dutch

I found the following comments on 2.d5 Black seems to have good play after 1.d4 f5 2.d5?! Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.Nc3 cxd 5.cxd Qa5 with a possible b5 and Bb7 As for 1.d4 f5 2.d5, apparently this was examined by S.Z Alapin at the turn of the century. He suggested in some analysis published in Schachfreund, th...
by Graham Banks
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (14th September 2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 190

CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (14th September 2019)

The latest CCRL Rating Lists and Statistics are available for viewing from the following links : http://ccrl.chessdom.com/ccrl/4040 (40/40) http://ccrl.chessdom.com/ccrl/404 (40/4) http://ccrl.chessdom.com/ccrl/404FRC (FRC 40/4) Our 40 moves in 40 minutes repeating and 40 moves in 4 minutes repeati...
by Graham Banks
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 75th Amateur Series Division 9
Replies: 17
Views: 831

Re: 75th Amateur Series Division 9

Edsel Apostol wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:12 am
Thanks Graham! Not bad for a mobility and piece squares table only eval. :D
Must be due for some more work then. LOL.
by Graham Banks
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine: Mora
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Re: New engine: Mora

Welcome.

Now that you've reached your first goal, time to set a new one! :P

I do hope that after your break, you'll resume working on improving MORA further.