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by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available
Replies: 10
Views: 3839

Re: Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available

Amstaff wrote:Thanks for the great program. I saw at your website that there is an opening book for Houdini. Is in in the download file?
If so I don't see it.
Many thanks for your efforts,
Gerald
Gerald, sorry to disappoint you, but there currently is no opening book for Houdini.

Robert
by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available
Replies: 10
Views: 3839

Re: Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available

One question, i know that you recommended each executable used for the specific number of cores. It's possible the 2 core versions set to 1 core via options. Which is the difference between to do this and use the 1core executable? Herbert, the 1_CPU version will run slightly faster than the 2_CPU v...
by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available
Replies: 10
Views: 3839

Re: Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available

h1a8 wrote:Is it possible for you to make an ipod app that uses Houdini as a remote engine? Just like stockfish on glaurung 2 that Tord has done.
Leon, that's certainly an interesting idea, I'll seriously consider this.
by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03 is available
Replies: 101
Views: 34218

Re: Houdini 1.03 is available

Alex, this code is not part of Houdini 1.03. On a general note, I'm not inclined to discuss disassembly code of people who try to speculate about the inner workings of Houdini by reverse engineering. If you want to understand the evaluation philisophy behind Houdini I refer you to Larry Kaufman's th...
by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 12:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available
Replies: 10
Views: 3839

Houdini 1.03a bug-fix is available

Houdini 1.03a is now available from http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm . This version contains a bug-fix for the multi-PV analysis hanging in some positions with Houdini 1.03. Even if you don't use multi-PV analysis it is recommended that you replace your existing 1.03 installations with the ne...
by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03 is available
Replies: 101
Views: 34218

Re: Houdini 1.03 is available

Alex Lobanov wrote:why eval houdini = (eval ippolit * 2) ?
That is simply not the case.

Robert
by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:28 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03 is available
Replies: 101
Views: 34218

Houdini 1.03a is available

Houdini 1.03a is now available from http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm . This version contains a bug-fix for the multi-PV analysis hanging in some positions. Even if you don't use multi-PV analysis it is recommended that you replace your existing 1.03 installations with the new build. I apologi...
by Houdini
Sat Jul 17, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03 is available
Replies: 101
Views: 34218

Re: Houdini 1.03 is available

Frank, From version Houdini 1.0.0 to 1.0.3 it should now around 60 points if each version is 20 points stronger ... if we believe what the programmer wrote. Please start by reading my actual announcements: - From Houdini 1.0 to 1.01: +15/20 Elo - From Houdini 1.02 to 1.03: +20 Elo in fast TC, somewh...
by Houdini
Fri Jul 16, 2010 11:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03 is available
Replies: 101
Views: 34218

Re: Houdini 1.03 hangs in infinity MV-mode

For your information, the correction of this problem should be fairly straightforward (a single line of code to add); I'll provide a fixed release tomorrow Saturday 17th July.
I'll keep you informed, sorry to all users for the inconvenience.

Robert
by Houdini
Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Houdini 1.03 is available
Replies: 101
Views: 34218

Re: Houdini 1.03 hangs in infinity MV-mode

Hi, Houdini 1.03 hangs in Multi-PV Modus! try this: [D]2r3r1/2Nb1pkp/Q2p4/4p1b1/1p4q1/N2P2P1/PPR2P1P/4R1K1 w - - 0 28 Levitina-Gaprindashvili, URS-ch 1979 e.g. 3-var modus: play 28.Nab5 Qf3 29.Qxd6 Bh3 - Analysis window is suddenly blank. Houdini hangs in memory, used 2 Cores (Taskmanager shows thi...