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by IanO
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: LCZero vs Dedicated machine from 1990s
Replies: 12
Views: 3266

Re: LCZero vs Dedicated machine from 1990s

Dedicated oldies are good measuring sticks for weak engines. Maybe get the German forum interested, there is a whole spectrum of even weaker oldies which could be use to measure this initial progress. Check the dedicated Activ list for possibilities. I have about 10 dedicated machines and using the...
by IanO
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC superfinal underway
Replies: 30
Views: 9809

Re: TCEC superfinal underway

Fish leads by 8-0 now OMG..!! :-) About to be 10-0 That last game was a spectacular French miniature. [pgn][Event "TCEC Season 11 - Superfinal"] [Site "http://tcec.chessdom.com"] [Date "2018.04.03"] [Round "31"] [White "Stockfish 260318"] [Black "Houdini 6.03"] [Result "1-0"] [BlackElo "3489"] [ECO...
by IanO
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: LCZero vs Dedicated machine from 1990s
Replies: 12
Views: 3266

Re: LCZero vs Dedicated machine from 1990s

Dedicated oldies are good measuring sticks for weak engines. Maybe get the German forum interested, there is a whole spectrum of even weaker oldies which could be use to measure this initial progress. Check the dedicated Activ list for possibilities.
by IanO
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Laser 1.5 Release
Replies: 7
Views: 2971

Re: Laser 1.5 Release

Congrats on the plus result in the TCEC rapid tournament. Looks like your progress is far outstripping Laser's 2510 rating!
by IanO
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: N Queens Puzzle Algorithm
Replies: 10
Views: 2781

Re: N Queens Puzzle Algorithm

This is an entire topic on the Rosetta Code wiki, where you can see it implemented in a variety of algorithms in a hundred different programming languages.

http://rosettacode.org/wiki/N-queens_problem
by IanO
Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: TCEC rabid tournament
Replies: 18
Views: 5376

Re: TCEC rabid tournament

The big surprise of this stage is the stellar performance of Laser. Rated at the bottom at 2510, it is pulling upset draws and victories from the entire field, currently scoring 12.0/20.
by IanO
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AlphaGo Zero And AlphaZero, RomiChess done better
Replies: 82
Views: 19471

Re: AlphaGo Zero And AlphaZero, RomiChess done better

I am not addressing the Alpha0 playing algorithm. I understand that it is massively parallel MCTS. That alone makes it far different than Stockfish. I'm not that skeptical about the reporting to believe that someone is lying about the underlying algorithm. Sorry, but no one speak about lying. As yo...
by IanO
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AlphaZero beats AlphaGo Zero, Stockfish, and Elmo
Replies: 198
Views: 52279

Re: AlphaZero beats AlphaGo Zero, Stockfish, and Elmo

Will be very interesting to know which was the typical deep achieved by AlphaZero. I bet that much less than Stockfish.. You lost that bet ;-) AlphaZero uses MCTS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monte_Carlo_tree_search. From this source https://www.arxiv-vanity.com/papers/1712.01815v1/: Instead of an...
by IanO
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: AlphaZero beats AlphaGo Zero, Stockfish, and Elmo
Replies: 198
Views: 52279

Re: AlphaZero beats AlphaGo Zero, Stockfish, and Elmo

The computer shogi community is expressing similar concerns about the selection of opponent (Elmo), engine configuration, and match methodology: Some concerns on the matching conditions between AlphaZero and Shogi engine December 6, 2017 After the publication of the paper (D. Silver et. al. "Masteri...
by IanO
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 2nd Crazyhouse Computer Championships 2017
Replies: 40
Views: 7102

Re: 2nd Crazyhouse Computer Championships 2017

Send a special invitation to DeepMind, they might surprise us all! :twisted: