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by Vinvin
Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 83 nice Testpositions (Long and big post).
Replies: 71
Views: 22033

Re: 83 nice Testpositions (Long and big post).

Please forgive my ignorance, but here's one more from that list that I cannot get, even with help from programs: [D]2b1r3/r2ppN2/8/1p1p1k2/pP1P4/2P3R1/PP3PP1/2K5 w - - 0 1 White can reportedly draw via 1. Nd6+, but after 1. ... exd6 I don't see the draw. (Don't see a way to keep checking or to bloc...
by Vinvin
Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Zappa vs Rybka in september in Mexico ??!!
Replies: 13
Views: 5572

Zappa vs Rybka in september in Mexico ??!!

From the Hiarcs forum : http://hiarcs.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=160 I hear from a very reliable source that Rybka will play Zappa in Mexico. This replaces the planned Rybka v Junior match. ... There is a $10,000 prize - winner takes all. If the match is drawn then $5000 each. This will be the 18th ...
by Vinvin
Wed Aug 08, 2007 3:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 83 nice Testpositions (Long and big post).
Replies: 71
Views: 22033

Re: 83 nice Testpositions (Long and big post).

Are sure anout this one ?

Bxg7!
[D]2r2rk1/p1q1bpp1/1p6/n2R4/8/P4N2/1B2QPPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1

The last time I checked it, there was some doubt...
by Vinvin
Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 83 nice Testpositions (Long and big post).
Replies: 71
Views: 22033

Re: 83 nice Testpositions (Long and big post).

Thanks for this new compilation, George !

There's main lines+variations for some positions and some other positions here :
http://home.scarlet.be/vincentlejeune/h ... -beta2.pgn
by Vinvin
Thu Aug 02, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Top Ten Tussle 2007 (new tournament)
Replies: 4
Views: 1625

Re: Top Ten Tussle 2007 (new tournament)

I'll follow this one closely (mainly because Hiarcs 11.2 and Naum 2.2)

Thanks, Graham ! :D
by Vinvin
Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: will there be no new shredder ?!
Replies: 10
Views: 5214

Re: will there be no new shredder ?!

I am waiting for Shredder 11 as well, also a new version of Fruit, Smarthink, or Gandalf would be nice. Even better, a new ruffian that challenges all domination like during its first release would be nice as well. The coming of Rybka slowdowned the release of all big gun in computer chess. There's...
by Vinvin
Sat Jun 23, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Classic 2007-II (Final Standings)
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: Classic 2007-II (Final Standings)

Graham Banks wrote:SHREDDER CLASSIC 2007-II
I'm surprised that Hiarcs 11.1 is so low :cry: .
Probably a statiscal error :wink:

Many thanks for the tournament , Graham :!: :!: :!: :!: :D
by Vinvin
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Junior in Elista
Replies: 12
Views: 4150

Re: Junior in Elista

Yes, I remarked the same thing. It's very strange ...
by Vinvin
Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior match - hardware specifications
Replies: 7
Views: 3130

Re: Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior match - hardware specification

Enrico wrote:Hello.

Deep Junior uses Intel Caneland -- 16 x 2.6GHz.

Regards,

-elc.
"Caneland" is the codename of the plateform and "Tigerton" is the codename of the CPU's. ;)

http://www.techreport.com/onearticle.x/11099
by Vinvin
Sat Jun 09, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior match - hardware specifications
Replies: 7
Views: 3130

Re: Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior match - hardware specification

Nid Hogge wrote:
Ofcourse, this is soon to changed with Caneland and Tigerton platforms that supports 4P.
I bet CPU's are Tigerton. The junior team have often very advanced CPU's (and sometime prototypes).