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by Harvey Williamson
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The CCC challenge: Possioto vs Tsvetkov
Replies: 50
Views: 8852

Re: Possioto vs Tsvetkov: 28.e4 (Tsvetkov to move)

I think this thread has gone on long enough. I have not said this for a while but I agree with Jeroen :)
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Important announcement: World Computer Chess Championship –
Replies: 75
Views: 23078

Re: Important announcement: World Computer Chess Championshi

Hai wrote:Simple solution:

Let also Stockfish, Komodo and Houdini play or only the weaker engines.
But don't do something stupid like weaker engines + Komodo or weaker engines + Houdini.
It must be interesting and fair.
I am sure the ICGA would love to see the authors enter Stockfish.
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Important announcement: World Computer Chess Championship –
Replies: 75
Views: 23078

Re: Important announcement: World Computer Chess Championshi

Graham Banks wrote:
Sean Evans wrote:Speaking of derivatives is Andscacs participating in the tourney? If not, why not?!

Sean
This post needs to go as well.
Perhaps it should remain as a monument to Seans stupidity. He will not be troubling us again during this moderation term.
by Harvey Williamson
Fri May 12, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Today is not yet the last chance in race between man versus
Replies: 12
Views: 2968

Re: Today is not yet the last chance in race between man ver

this still seems to be chess software's weak point. for certain positions they seem to have the recognition ability of patzers. will it be different in 10 years. who knows? I think it is easy to make the engine beat all humans and avoid the blocked structure. However this will make the engine much ...
by Harvey Williamson
Tue May 02, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins
Replies: 46
Views: 10108

Re: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins

BrendanJNorman wrote:
Didn't Topalov or somebody use Hiarcs to prepare for a World Championship match, despite that engines like Rybka were available?
It was Anand who used Hiarcs against Topalov who was aided by the Rybka cluster. Once again size does not matter,
by Harvey Williamson
Mon May 01, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins
Replies: 46
Views: 10108

Re: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins

Milos wrote:Then you have a grey zone when some ppl obviously with financial interest
If you mean me I have never had any financial interest in Hiarcs or Computer Chess.
by Harvey Williamson
Mon May 01, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins
Replies: 46
Views: 10108

Re: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins

well thats only the point your are won. nothing special rules to me ! i will be interested on equal hardware whats the differences between the programms not the huge differences between the hardwares. That is why I like playing in the World Computer Ches software championship. Where we all play on ...
by Harvey Williamson
Mon May 01, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins
Replies: 46
Views: 10108

Re: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins

Ha, ha, ha, Hiarcs running on 28 core Intel Xeon E5-2697, 2.6 GHz vs for Komodo a modest Intel I7 6700K 4-4.2 GHz Harvey Williamson is such a mean salesman here, no point in bragging about such a "victory". :oops: Thanks for pointing out the red herring. The rules allow you to use the best hardware...
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins
Replies: 46
Views: 10108

Re: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins

We thought during the game there were some chances of black holding eg.
40...Rxa4!? then the evaluation for white does not go up also 56...e2 was worth a try.
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins
Replies: 46
Views: 10108

51st CSVN programmers tournament at Leiden - Hiarcs wins

Full details at http://www.csvn.nl/index.php/nieuws/51-toernooien/762-ranking-51st-programmer-tournament Nice win in the last round v Komodo to make the score 6.5/7 one draw against The baron (we always draw The Baron) [pgn][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.04.30"] [Round "7"] [White "HIARCS 14.771...