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by peter
Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position
Replies: 30
Views: 4115

Re: Test Position

Coooool
8-)
by peter
Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position
Replies: 30
Views: 4115

Re: Test Position

I could not find an obvious Zugzwang in the position from the Stockfish game that could have caused the problems for some programs. I took some positions along the PV after f5, changed the side to move so White could have "passed" but the Black pieces still win easily. Hi Eelco! That's what I did, ...
by peter
Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position
Replies: 30
Views: 4115

Re: Test Position

1. ..f5 and zugzwang. Here we have a position which is not a study but from a real game. Contrary to common opinion such positions are not rare. As most strong programs rely heavily on null move pruning they will take a long time to find f5. Perhaps they will never find it. Typical behavior: Enter ...
by peter
Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:30 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position
Replies: 30
Views: 4115

Re: Test Position

Well, Togas there are many :) In most of them, history pruning can be switched off, which mostly doesn't lower speed so much. Extremely configurable (therefore the name, I guess) is a version of Cylone 4.4, called Cyclone xTreme, there was no success within a quarter of an hour as for my Quad with d...
by peter
Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Test Position
Replies: 30
Views: 4115

Re: Test Position

5k2/5p2/2b1p1pN/1p2P1P1/5Q1p/1Pb4P/4KP2/1q1B4 b - - 0 1 Analysis by Deep Fritz 10: ... 1...Le8 2.Sg4 Db2+ 3.Kf1 Da1 4.Df3 b4 5.De2 Dc1 6.Dd3 Dxg5 7.Dd6+ Kg7 8.Le2 Dc1+ 9.Kg2 Dc2 10.Lc4 De4+ 11.Kg1 De1+ -/+ (-1.09) Tiefe: 16/39 00:00:03 19275kN 1...f5 -/+ (-1.09) Tiefe: 16/39 00:00:04 22358kN ... 1.....
by peter
Wed May 20, 2009 5:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New commercial engine soon: Onno
Replies: 31
Views: 7383

Re: New commercial engine soon: Onno

Hi Peter, ... as for the more recent Mark Knopfler tune...i'm not familiar with it, but remember very well the top albums of the 80s that Dire Staits produced, and Mark's crystal clear powerful ringing guitar riffs. ... [/quote] Hi Norm! When it’s pop goes the weasel let go of the easel You don’t wa...
by peter
Tue May 19, 2009 4:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: New commercial engine soon: Onno
Replies: 31
Views: 7383

Re: New commercial engine soon: Onno

:)
By the way, how did you come to Crimson as for your engine formerly known as Alderon?
:)
Who is this Crimson and has he anything in common with the one we know together with clover or the one that Mark Knopfler would kill to get him? ("Kill to get Crimson" his latest CD as far as I know)
:)
by peter
Sun May 17, 2009 5:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How do you build a chess cluster?
Replies: 36
Views: 3665

Re: How do you build a chess cluster?

Honored Mr. Diepeveen, dear Vincent!

Am I allowed to thank you very much considering me a substitute for all these poor little users out there?
Your posting is very informative and clear even to an amateur in computing like me.
:)
by peter
Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:08 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: GM Gustafsson, 2631, says favorite player is....
Replies: 14
Views: 2055

Re: GM Gustafsson, 2631, says favorite player is....

"Patience means restraining one's inclinations. There are seven emotions: joy, anger, anxiety, love, grief, fear, and hate, and if a man does not give way to these he can be called patient." Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616) Forgive me for answering not to your post, but to your signature, which is a litt...
by peter
Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The brilliant chess move (31)
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Re: The brilliant chess move (31)

[D] r3k2r/pp2pp1p/8/q2Pb3/2P5/4p3/B1Q2PPP/2R2RK1 w - - Default Settings 15/49 1:16 +0.63 20.c5 Qd2 21.Qa4+ Kf8 22.Rcd1 Qe2 23.g3 Rg8 24.Qb3 Qf3 25.Qxe3 Qxe3 26.fxe3 Bf6 27.d6 (149.098.004) 1951 16/51 2:00 +0.66 20.c5 Qd2 21.Qa4+ Kf8 22.Rcd1 Qe2 23.g3 Rg8 24.Qb3 Qf3 25.Qxe3 Qxe3 26.fxe3 Rg7 27.Rb1 b...