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by kgburcham
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A hard endgame (?) study
Replies: 34
Views: 6816

Re: A hard endgame (?) study

[D] r7/1QpnN1Kp/p3P1b1/Nn1P1p2/3k3p/p4BP1/1rPPp2q/8 w - - Nalimov 6 men EGTB available - 999 MB cache Engine: Houdini 5.01 Pro x64-pext (8192 MB) by Robert Houdart 8 threads used 21/60 1:18 -3.95++ 1.Nec6+ (1.485.742.152) 18914 TB:92 21/60 1:21 -3.88++ 1.Nec6+ (1.537.238.488) 18929 TB:122 21/60 1:21...
by kgburcham
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Oldie, "Can Fritz, Rebel, Hiarcs, Shredder, ... Solve T
Replies: 10
Views: 1657

Re: Oldie, "Can Fritz, Rebel, Hiarcs, Shredder, ... Sol

[D] 2nq2rb/3pr2k/1pp1p2p/p3Pp1B/3P1P2/PPN5/5Q1P/R5RK w - - Nalimov 6 men EGTB available - 999 MB cache Engine: Houdini 5.01 Pro x64-pext (8192 MB) by Robert Houdart 8 threads used 11/33 0:00 +0.25 1.d5 Rxg1+ 2.Rxg1 Rg7 3.d6 Nxd6 4.exd6 Rxg1+ 5.Qxg1 Bxc3 6.Qg6+ Kh8 7.Qxh6+ Kg8 (2.342.964) 21299 12/33...
by kgburcham
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Strange position from weak chess players
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Re: Strange position from weak chess players

4 best moves Houdini [D] r3kb1r/1bppqp2/p4np1/np2p2p/4P2P/P1P1Q1P1/1PBP1P2/RNB1K1NR b KQkq - 27 22:22 -3.58 1...d5 2.Qe2 dxe4 (24.706.740.224) 18400 27 22:22 -3.44 1...Bh6 2.Qe2 d5 (24.706.740.224) 18400 27 22:22 -3.01 1...Nxe4 2.Bxe4 d5 (24.706.740.224) 18400 27 22:22 -2.51-- 1...O-O-O 2.Qe2 (24.70...
by kgburcham
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Faster Forced Mate
Replies: 114
Views: 16732

Re: Faster Forced Mate

[D] qrb5/bkPp3p/1p1B4/1p1KP3/1P2Pp2/R4P1p/P3pP1P/4N1n1 w - - Nalimov 6 men EGTB available - 999 MB cache Engine: Houdini 5.01 Pro x64-pext (8192 MB) by Robert Houdart 8 threads used 30/67 0:38 +16.34++ 1.Kd4 (788.741.205) 20440 TB:249 30/67 0:38 +16.95++ 1.Kd4 (788.764.950) 20440 TB:249 30/67 0:38 +...
by kgburcham
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Nd4!
Replies: 3
Views: 845

Re: Nd4!

[D] 8/P1R3pk/8/5p1p/4bP1P/4P1P1/r1nK4/3R4 b - - Engine: Deep Shredder 13 x64 (8192 MB) by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen engine now running on 8 thread(s) GUI: Tablebases with 6 pieces found! [Cache: 999 MB + internal 51.31 MB] 26/41 0:00 -1.01 1...Nd4+ 2.Kc3 Rc2+ 3.Kxd4 Rxc7 4.Ra1 Ba8 5.Ra6 g6 6.Ke5 Kg7 7.Kd4...
by kgburcham
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: b4!
Replies: 13
Views: 2570

Re: b4!

[D] 6k1/8/1pK4p/bPp5/8/1P6/P1B2P2/8 w - - Engine: Deep Shredder 13 x64 (8192 MB) by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen engine now running on 8 thread(s) Found 172 syzygy tablebases 43/54 0:07 +0.33++ 1.b4 (188.196.932) 23949 TB:272.372 43/54 0:07 +0.47++ 1.b4 cxb4 2.Bb3+ Kg7 3.Kd5 Kf6 4.Ke4 h5 5.Kf4 Kg6 6.Ke5 h4 7...
by kgburcham
Sat May 20, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Hash Tables Deep Blue
Replies: 18
Views: 5130

Re: Hash Tables Deep Blue

How much Hash tables memory did Deep Blue use? I sent your question on to Murray Campbell. While we wait, I know that part of the search in Deep Blue was done in software. The software had access to Hash tables. At the end noes of the software search a hardware search would be sent to the special c...
by kgburcham
Thu May 04, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: do programs see a +score for 19.Bxa6...
Replies: 6
Views: 1494

Re: do programs see a +score for 19.Bxa6...

[D] r2r2k1/4bppp/pq2p3/1B2n3/PP6/4P3/3BQPPP/R4RK1 w - - Nalimov 6 men EGTB available - 512 MB cache Engine: Houdini 5.01 Pro x64-pext (8192 MB) by Robert Houdart 8 threads used 12/26 0:00 +0.02 19.Bxa6 Qxa6 20.Qxa6 Rxa6 21.b5 Raa8 22.Bc3 Nd3 23.a5 Rac8 24.Bd4 e5 25.Rfd1 (1.802.730) 12180 12/29 0:00 ...
by kgburcham
Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Find the break
Replies: 13
Views: 2163

Re: Find the break

Lyudmil Tsvetkov Rg7 is much stronger [D] r5rk/2p1p2p/p3q1pb/NpBbPp2/3P1P1P/2P5/P2Q2P1/R3R1K1 b - - Stockfish 38 8:32 -3.88 1...g5 2.hxg5 Bxg5 3.fxg5 f4 4.Qxf4 Raf8 5.Qh2 Rxg5 6.Re2 Rff5 7.Rf1 Rh5 8.Rxf5 (9.383.941.791) 18325 38 8:32 -0.82 1...Rg7 2.Re2 Bxf4 3.Qxf4 g5 4.hxg5 Rag8 5.Rf1 Rxg5 6.Rff2 ...
by kgburcham
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Find the break
Replies: 13
Views: 2163

Re: Find the break

[D] r5rk/2p1p2p/p3q1pb/NpBbPp2/3P1P1P/2P5/P2Q2P1/R3R1K1 b - - Engine: Stockfish 290417 64 BMI2 (8192 MB) by T. Romstad, M. Costalba, J. Kiiski, G. 29/49 0:15 +0.06++ 1...g5 (248.767.158) 16028 29/49 0:16 0.00++ 1...g5 (258.982.618) 16072 29/49 0:16 -0.11++ 1...g5 (273.705.675) 16129 29/49 0:17 -0.26...