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by gerold
Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Arasan 19.1
Replies: 37
Views: 7688

Re: Arasan 19.1

Thanks Jon.
by gerold
Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Satana 2.4.19 released (Windows/Linux/OS X)
Replies: 14
Views: 2496

Re: Satana 2.4.19 released (Windows/Linux/OS X)

Thanks for the nice chess engine. I use windows version in Arena. I can play and beat it so it is a nice engine to play against if you need practice.

Best,
Gerold.
by gerold
Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Should I upgrade to Windows 10?
Replies: 20
Views: 5607

Re: Should I upgrade to Windows 10?

I tried 10. I didn't like it so i went back to Windows 8.1 which i like a lot better.
by gerold
Thu Jul 21, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: DisasterArea-1.65 released
Replies: 17
Views: 4284

Re: DisasterArea-1.65 released

Thanks Jochen.
by gerold
Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 2016 10th Annual World Computer Rapid Chess Championship
Replies: 70
Views: 25356

Re: 2016 10th Annual World Computer Rapid Chess Championship

Note to MODERATORS: Please do NOT move this to the tournament section. Historically all tournaments of this type are announced here. The tournament section is really more of a testers section and burying the post there will lead to lower participation levels. At Charles request this is now back in ...
by gerold
Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderation team quits.
Replies: 31
Views: 4590

Re: Moderation team quits.

......at some point there have to be new moderators and what if nobody is interested? Exactly. Other members can see how moderators are treated here, so why on earth would they want to be one? You are overreacting Graham :wink: CCC is a democratic forum, folks choose the leaders that rule over them...
by gerold
Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderation team quits.
Replies: 31
Views: 4590

Moderation team quits.

Thanks.

Best to you.
by gerold
Mon May 30, 2016 2:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: To MODERATORS: Please STOP moving genuine tournaments!
Replies: 169
Views: 27977

Re: To MODERATORS: Please STOP moving genuine tournaments!

Dirt wrote:
Dann Corbit wrote:Are people really to stupid to look in the 'tournaments' section for tournaments?
It's not that I'm too stupid, it's just that viewing "Tournaments and Matches" is usually a waste of time for me.
Plus one.

Tournaments section is mostly for clones and such.
by gerold
Tue May 24, 2016 4:29 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: SmarThink v1.95 is available
Replies: 33
Views: 6616

Re: SmarThink v1.95 is available

Sergei S. Markoff wrote:http://genes1s.net/smarthink.php

Major changes:

— Syzygy tablebases support;
— no more Nalimov EGTB support;
— more agressive forward pruning;
— better time management;
— several optimizations;
— further eval tuning.

Estimated Elo gain: +50
Many thanks Sergei.

Best,
Gerold.
by gerold
Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Estimated Elo Perfect Play
Replies: 18
Views: 4862

Re: Estimated Elo Perfect Play

I have different interpretation of draw reasons and have methodics how to verify it or neglect. Draw rate of 2500 engine A vs 2500 engine B might be low, because they have different strength and different weaknesses (it's like in thriathlon 2 athletes got the same time on finish, but one is very ba...