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by ljgw
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Swiss Tournament. Edition VIII. Group F.
Replies: 33
Views: 3743

Re: Swiss Tournament. Edition VIII. Group F.

No problem, and thank you!

Good luck with the tournament:-)
by ljgw
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Swiss Tournament. Edition VIII. Group F.
Replies: 33
Views: 3743

Re: Swiss Tournament. Edition VIII. Group F.

Hi Sergio,

Could you kindly correct the author field for FrankWalter, Arena has an unfortunate habit to confuse it with the 'Frank' engine. :-(

My full name is Laurens Winkelhagen (Dutch nationality)
by ljgw
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 136055

Re: New engine releases 2019

Well, I'm a bit skeptical; I should really invest in setting up some more opponents locally and run gauntlets:-)

but that there is an improvement is undeniable^^
by ljgw
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 136055

Re: New engine releases 2019

I'm happy to announce FrankWalter 2.3.5 - https://github.com/ljgw/frankwalter/releases/tag/v2.3.5 main new features: * much improved LMR * frankwalter.exe -> an executable wrapper generated by launch4j which should find and use the most suitable java runtime to run FrankWalter (can be used when peop...
by ljgw
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (9th March 2019)
Replies: 3
Views: 803

Re: CCRL 40/40, 40/4 and FRC lists updated (9th March 2019)

A big thank you to the testers for testing FrankWalter! I'm especially happy with the 40/4 testing, because it shows that FW2.3.4 is not the odd version out in the 40/40 testing:-) The new version 2.3.5 is almost ready and it fixes a bug in the transposition table which is much more apparent at thes...
by ljgw
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Arena frustrations
Replies: 21
Views: 3361

Re: Arena frustrations

Interesting, the download link for Arena 2.01 still works http://www.playwitharena.com/download/arena_201_setup.exe So the site is still somewhat alive. The site is apparently written in a php version that is not supported by the server that currently hosts it, so that would explain why straight do...
by ljgw
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Jumbo And The Monster
Replies: 16
Views: 1807

Re: Jumbo And The Monster

Congratz Coiled!

Better luck next time for FrankWalter, an improved version with proper LMR is in the works:-) Thanks for organizing the tourney Graham!
by ljgw
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: playwitharena.com domain renewed
Replies: 5
Views: 1891

Re: playwitharena.com domain renewed

The 500 server error http code that is returned when I go to the site indicates that the domain is reachable but something server side causes an error. This is what Frank Quisinsky also said in the other thread: the site uses a php version that apparently currently is not compatible with the server:...
by ljgw
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 136055

Re: New engine releases 2019

FrankWalter 2.3.4 (https://github.com/ljgw/frankwalter/releases/tag/v2.3.4)
  • mostly tweaks to time management -
    I'm allowing the engine to stop thinking early provided:
    • It's at the end of a search iteration
    • there is no sudden drop in score
appears to result in about 50 elo in (mostly) selfplay,
by ljgw
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New engine releases 2019
Replies: 460
Views: 136055

Re: New engine releases 2019

FrankWalter 2.3.3 https://github.com/ljgw/frankwalter/releases

bugfix for the moves per session time control