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by Mike S.
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Still not satisfied in 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Re: Still not satisfied in 2017

Hi! :D Yes, after some more investigation, I saw that many engines handle this well. Also, I may have had a flaw in my testing setup of some kind.

Anyway, if an engine solves this with (or even better without) endgame tables, congratulations!
by Mike S.
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Still not satisfied in 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Still not satisfied in 2017

[D]5k2/8/4b3/1B5P/8/8/5pPP/5K2 b - -[/D]
:mrgreen:
by Mike S.
Mon May 29, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Thoughts on Komodo 11, Free engines and the future
Replies: 33
Views: 7457

Re: Thoughts on Komodo 11, Free engines and the future

There is a continous Elo gain, but it has become artificial long since. It is measured by AI versus AI on strength levels beyond human grasp. Substantial progress would include to solve "intrinsic" problems of chess engines, like fortress detection, trapped pieces, desperado rooks... Or I'm not up t...
by Mike S.
Wed May 24, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 11.01
Replies: 36
Views: 12748

Re: Komodo 11.01

Thank you very, very much! :mrgreen:
by Mike S.
Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:54 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Adjudication issues
Replies: 9
Views: 1495

Re: Adjudication issues

This is a case where human intervention is required, and it has to be adjudicated as a draw.
by Mike S.
Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Deep Shredder 13 Windows out
Replies: 66
Views: 57100

Re: Deep Shredder 13 Windows out

I'd like to add that the Shredder Classic 5 engine, except for the lack of MultiCPU, seems to be quite a strong engine too. An intermediate result from CEGT 40/4:

http://cegt.forumieren.com/t722-testing ... 5-x64#1614

:shock:
by Mike S.
Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Komodo 10.2 released.
Replies: 64
Views: 71950

Re: Komodo 10.2 released.

I have an old Komodo and it beats all stockfish versions. Results from CEGT 40/20 1CPU: http://www.husvankempen.de/nunn/40_40%20Rating%20List/40_40%20SingleVersion/2.html Among those, against 13 Komodo 10.1 x64 1CPU - 3264 100 + 31 = 66 - 3 64.0 % 3363 14 Komodo 10.2 x64 1CPU - 3259 100 + 38 = 58 -...
by Mike S.
Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crafty 25.2
Replies: 20
Views: 3813

Re: Crafty 25.2

swindle off As a sidenote, I don't see a reason to switch swindle off. If it can be maintained without risk, one should never reduce the opponent's chances to fail :mrgreen: My current crafty.rc file is egtb tbpath=N:\Nalimovs-345 cache=16M ponder off # mode=tournament # (for use use with ponde...
by Mike S.
Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:21 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Getting engines to use TBs in Arena
Replies: 7
Views: 2086

Re: Getting engines to use TBs in Arena

Only the Nalimov path is globabl (F11 --> UCI tab). For other formats like Gaviota or Syzygy, you need to set the path in the engine settings each: Right-click in the engine output window --> Configure...

HTH
by Mike S.
Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Reflections on the WCCC
Replies: 30
Views: 5680

Re: Reflections on the WCCC

(...) this made it the strongest tournament in the world to date IMO.
Wow, not a statement which should be tossed aside lightly :mrgreen: