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by konsolas
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Why does stockfish randomise draw evaluations?
Replies: 4
Views: 1592

Re: Why does stockfish randomise draw evaluations?

I'd love to, but I haven't worked on Topple much recently.
by konsolas
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Why does stockfish randomise draw evaluations?
Replies: 4
Views: 1592

Why does stockfish randomise draw evaluations?

In search.cpp:value_draw, Stockfish randomly adds or subtracts 1 to the draw score if the depth is > 3: https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/blob/master/src/search.cpp#L88-L92 The comment is that this helps "avoid 3fold-blindness". What exactly does this mean? Are there any concrete examp...
by konsolas
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Syzygy 7 man advice please
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Re: Syzygy 7 man advice please

Only the WDL files are used during search, so those are the performance critical ones. You can keep the DTZ files on a hard drive because they're typically only probed once per search, and therefore have no need of being on an SSD. It might also be worth considering the possibility of only downloadi...
by konsolas
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney July
Replies: 62
Views: 12936

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney July

Oh no, my connection was once again closed by ICS
by konsolas
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney July
Replies: 62
Views: 12936

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney July

Sadly, my connection was also closed by ICS.
by konsolas
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: On-line engine blitz tourney July
Replies: 62
Views: 12936

Re: On-line engine blitz tourney July

I've missed the last 3 but I've set a reminder and I will turn up for this one.

Maybe.
by konsolas
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 437
Views: 106359

Re: New engine releases 2019

Topple 0.7.2: https://github.com/konsolas/ToppleChess ... tag/v0.7.2

Expecting it to be around 15-20 elo stronger against other engines. This version will be playing in the qualification of TCEC S16.
by konsolas
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Swiss Tournament Ed.VIII. Group A.
Replies: 69
Views: 9893

Re: Swiss Tournament Ed.VIII. Group A.

Thanks for the tournament Sergio :)