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by duncan
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: deepmind's alphastar beats pros in starcraft ii
Replies: 39
Views: 6064

Re: deepmind's alphastar beats pros in starcraft ii

Have not seen all of it. Are there any plans to improve it and beat the world champion?
by duncan
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Quality of these computer generated puzzles
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

Re: Quality of these computer generated puzzles

Dann Corbit wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:43 am
No idea what went wrong there.
The source did not have my changes, either.

Try this one:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1dxrjf ... oXwQnTpxZo
Thanks for the link
by duncan
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Quality of these computer generated puzzles
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

Re: Quality of these computer generated puzzles

Dann Corbit wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:11 pm

Colin Frayn also wrote a checkmate generator, where you supply the desired material configuration and it will generate checkmates with that configuration.
Do you know of a link ?
by duncan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: " End of an Era" is coming?
Replies: 69
Views: 14392

Re: " End of an Era" is coming?

I remember coming on talkchess a few months ago and this LC0 was just getting started. It looked promising but I expected at least 3 or 4 years before something that could reasonably compete with the top 3. Indeed exciting times for computer chess. But all lc0 had to do was emulate alpha zero. Why ...
by duncan
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: " End of an Era" is coming?
Replies: 69
Views: 14392

Re: " End of an Era" is coming?

Computers are to stupid to find out about cars or malfunctions. And those guys who trust computers driving the highway are idiots . Most car crash fatalities are due to human error. Would you not trust a computer to drive your car in the future if fatality rates and insurance rates went down 10 fol...
by duncan
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: " End of an Era" is coming?
Replies: 69
Views: 14392

Re: " End of an Era" is coming?

mclane wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:08 pm
todays cars have computers and can easily be manipulated.
old cars had no computer and are running no matter what you do.
Old cars had no computer controlled air bags, so more likely to kill you. Better a new-fashioned life than an old-fashioned death.
by duncan
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: " End of an Era" is coming?
Replies: 69
Views: 14392

Re: " End of an Era" is coming?

mclane wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:48 pm

what is the sense of million of million of NPS when these positions are completely irrelevant ?
they are wasted energy.
Branching factor has gone down a lot the past 20 years which means less wasted nodes. That is software development for you.
by duncan
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: translating chess material and author's right
Replies: 4
Views: 878

Re: translating chess material and author's right

I teach chess in israel based on the step methods and I thought to translate some chess material that I bought from english to hebrew https://www.chess-steps.com/books.php The chess material include a lot of diagrams that I do not need to translate. Of course basically I have the right to translate...
by duncan
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 7-piece Syzygys
Replies: 3
Views: 691

Re: 7-piece Syzygys

Paloma wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:46 am
yes I think so too
Do you think 8 piece would be any different, as they are more evenly matched. ?
by duncan
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: My longest game (LC0)
Replies: 9
Views: 1759

Re: My longest game (LC0)

[Event "40 Züge in 40 min"] [Site "LCZero, DESKTOP-K5TPRSK"] [Date "2018.12.13"] [Round "1.1"] [White "LC0 0.19.1 1CPU"] [Black "Deep Shredder 12 x64 1CPU"] [ECO "A75"] [Result "1-0"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nf3 g6 7. e4 Bg7 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O a6 10. a4 Bg4 11. Bf4 Bxf3...