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by voffka
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: about the term of equal hardware
Replies: 42
Views: 10141

Re: about the term of equal hardware

I've been inspired by this discussion to test Igel 1.4.1 (~2660) on a hardware that is close to TCEC and after executing 226 CCRL 40/40 games on the following machine: Intel Core i7-6950X CPU @ 3.00GHz (10 cores, 20 threads) 128GB of RAM In the following configuration: Igel 1.3 (~2660) Hash=16 GB Th...
by voffka
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 134660

Re: New engine releases 2019

Igel 1.4.2 at https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases/tag/1.4.2 (binaries for macOS, Linux and Windows) What's new: - Texel tunning using Zurichess test positions (725k) taken from http://www.zurichess.xyz/blog/texels-tuning-method/ - Fixing a bug with evaluation of pair of the knights. The bug...
by voffka
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 134660

Re: New engine releases 2019

Igel 1.4.1 at https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases/tag/1.4.1

What's new:

- Fixing the bug with evaluation at max ply
by voffka
Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 134660

Re: New engine releases 2019

Hello, Igel 1.4 is released at https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases/tag/1.4 What's new: - Implemented support for syzygy tablebases (uci options SyzygyPath and SyzygyProbeDepth) - Changed the move ordering during root search - Changed evaluation of late end-games - Minor memory optimisations...
by voffka
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 134660

Re: New engine releases 2019

Hello, Igel 1.3 is released at https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases/tag/1.3 . What's new: - New eval terms for pair of rooks, knights, bishops, connected pawns Approx. strength compared to Igel 1.2 is around 15 elo on single thread. I was also doing some tests to see performance improvements...
by voffka
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases
Replies: 148
Views: 44731

Re: New engine releases

Hello, Please find a new release of Igel engine: 1.2: https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases/tag/1.2 This release fixes a series bug in Igel, when at random time engine would think that it sees a mate from a given position in transposition table, so it would do a random move, like exchange que...
by voffka
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases
Replies: 99
Views: 33830

Re: New engine releases

Hello tmokonen,
tmokonen wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:16 am
Thank you for the bugfix, Volodymyr.
It is my pleasure. Thank you for identifying the problem so quickly :)
by voffka
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases
Replies: 99
Views: 33830

Re: New engine releases

Igel 1.1 https://github.com/vshcherbyna/igel/releases released.

What's new:
- Remove leftovers of Strength option to allow running in ChessGUI software
by voffka
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Introducing Igel chess engine
Replies: 14
Views: 2852

Re: Introducing Igel 0.8 engine

Igel is a nice short name, not necessary relating to Hedgehog, not all people speak german, so ...
by voffka
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: log-in problems by Volodymyr, author of Igel engine
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Re: log-in problems by Volodymyr, author of Igel engine

Thank you Norbert and Sam! It all works now.