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by elcabesa
Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: move generator speed
Replies: 6
Views: 1627

move generator speed

looking at my engine performances I have found my move generator is very slow. trying to evalutate his speed I enabled only knight move generation. it looks like: public void generaMosseCavallo(ref List<mossa> m,color c,bool cattura) { ulong cavallo; pezzo.piece p; ulong tempAmici; ulon...
by elcabesa
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Re: Vajolet Chess Engine

I'm doing first tests with UCI against Xadreco 5.7, and i'm really happy! I want now try evalutating Vajolet and rate him against few low rated engines, my plan is: 1° choose few engine (9) from carlos's list ( not buggy ones) 2° run a tournament between the 10 engines with 1' time ocntrol 3° get th...
by elcabesa
Mon May 31, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Re: Vajolet Chess Engine

where is the fun in cloning Ippo? :D
by elcabesa
Mon May 31, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Re: Vajolet Chess Engine

i'm doing my first test against Xadreco 5.7 and i found a problem. all the games are identical.
how can i do to not have all the time the same game?
my firsti idea is to randomize by a 10 % the time assigned to each moves, could this be right?
by elcabesa
Thu May 27, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Re: Vajolet Chess Engine

I have tested my move generator against this testsuite
http://hem.passagen.se/maragor/perftsuite.epd

do yuo know any other testsuite, or this testsuite is enough to test a movegenerator?
by elcabesa
Thu May 27, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Re: Vajolet Chess Engine

i think my first test will be against something like gringo1.49b or Xadreco 5.7, i hope I could win some game
by elcabesa
Thu May 27, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Re: Vajolet Chess Engine

the first version of the engine is still not finished, I need to finish a UCI interface. these are the vajolet implementation detail language: c#, so i cant use intrinsic processor instruction for bitcounting etc. board rappresentation: bitboard move generation: - lookup table for king, knight - bit...
by elcabesa
Thu May 27, 2010 9:24 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Re: Vajolet Chess Engine

thank you for pointing me to the Carlos's list and for the warm welcome on CTF.
by elcabesa
Thu May 27, 2010 8:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Vajolet Chess Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3502

Vajolet Chess Engine

Hi, My name is Marco and i'm writing my first chess engine. it's name is Vajolet and is named after the Vajolet towers, three italian mountain in dolomiti. It will never be the strongest engine in the world due to my skill and his programming language c#. After writing move generation, alphabeta sea...