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by Daniel Anulliero
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Poor mans testing process please
Replies: 30
Views: 1764

Re: Poor mans testing process please

Hi all, I have pretty much no facilities for testing changes in my program for gains or loses. What is the best compromise that will get me in the ball park? I can, and have a lot of stats, but is there a most logical/reliable way to determine if a change is a plus or a minus ? Time to depth ? Node...
by Daniel Anulliero
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney March
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney March

Cool!
A very funny moment , to forget a little bit the sad Covid 19 story
:)
by Daniel Anulliero
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Engine programming
Replies: 32
Views: 2218

Re: Engine programming

I wrote my first chess program with QuickBasic 4.5 long time ago : very weak, very slow :)
Then I switched to C , my préférence.
As bob wrote : it is your personnal choice ,
by Daniel Anulliero
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Delta pruning test
Replies: 16
Views: 1513

Re: Delta pruning test

So, I just added 3 lines of code to my engine, CeeChess, for delta pruning, following the chessprogramming wiki. Delta = 1000; // queen value if (Score + Delta < alpha) { // if no move can improve alpha, return return alpha; } After the addition to quiescence, it searches MORE nodes, and yet after ...
by Daniel Anulliero
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney January
Replies: 9
Views: 1169

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney January

Joost Buijs wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:49 pm
Daniel Anulliero wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:26 am
I'll participate with my new Isa , If I don't miss its at 20h00 instead of 21h00 :?
Yes, since a few months the tourney starts at 20:00 instead of 21:00, this is more convenient for the tourney manager.

Henk is very eager to play the new Isa. :wink:
Ah 😊
Skipper is improved too ?
by Daniel Anulliero
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney January
Replies: 9
Views: 1169

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney January

I'll participate with my new Isa , If I don't miss its at 20h00 instead of 21h00 :?
by Daniel Anulliero
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney November
Replies: 29
Views: 4094

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney November

Joost Buijs wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:57 pm
Daniel Anulliero wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:25 pm
Hi Joost
Can you send me an account for Isa ?
All the best
Dany
Hi Daniel,

Done..., I've sent you a PM with the password.

Regards,

Joost
Hi Joost
Thank you very much for the account
See you tomorrow :wink:
All the best
Dany
by Daniel Anulliero
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney November
Replies: 29
Views: 4094

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney November

Hi Joost
Can you send me an account for Isa ?
All the best
Dany
by Daniel Anulliero
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney October
Replies: 28
Views: 6722

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney October

Unfortunaly I tried to connect yesterday, but it said "Isa is not a registred name" Did I do something wrong ? Hope I can next month Bye Did you request a new account for Joosts server? (the old accounts from HGM were not transferred) Ooh no .. :oops: Ok was the problem , thx Thought it was the sam...