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by vb4
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Need expert advice on this position
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Re: Need expert advice on this position

Hi Milan, Thx for the analyses. Based on what you see what are your thoughts about the outcome potential of the game? I have been running analyses for the last maybe 12 to 15 plies that led up to this position and it seems that both sides are only moving their kings and knights and don't dare move a...
by vb4
Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 7 piece tablebases
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

Re: 7 piece tablebases

Are the stat files (dtm) atleast available and if so where?

Thx,

Les
by vb4
Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Need expert advice on this position
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Re: Need expert advice on this position

Hi Eleco, Thx for your input. I have used Stockfish for analysis and have extended the analysis time to 72 hours and was hoping I can get someone out here with a higher end computer or some expert chess player for their thoughts. The analysis seems to be sitting around ce 0.24 for wtm or -0.24 for b...
by vb4
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Need expert advice on this position
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Need expert advice on this position

[d]8/p3k2p/2p2p2/4nN1P/PP2P3/4K3/8/8 b - - I am interested to know what this forum thinks of this position. Perhaps an expert chess player or anyone who is willing to analyze this position would be very helpful. I think for an engine it apperas to need a long analysis but I am far from an expert. To...
by vb4
Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:50 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Longest Mate
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Longest Mate

Just letting those of you who are not aware of it but the latest and longest distance to mate is now Mate in 691 !! Thats right you heard 691.

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by vb4
Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:04 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 7-man Lomonosov TB
Replies: 4
Views: 1230

Re: 7-man Lomonosov TB

Vincent,

Where can we obtain a list of all the 7 piece egtb's that already are completed?
Thx
by vb4
Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Draw seeking engine?
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Re: Draw seeking engine?

Hi Jean, I asked this a long time ago in this forum but did not get much attentin to it. My thought was that it may be easier to steer one to a draw then it is to win a game. In fact if someone tries to avoid this kind of playing it actually may be more deadly then accepting a draw IMHO. However I h...
by vb4
Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Problem with an epd string
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: Problem with an epd string

Hi Steve.

Thanks for taking a peek. Yep your right.

Les
by vb4
Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Problem with an epd string
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: Problem with an epd string

Hi Bob, I am running a quad intel chip in a Windows XP OS. The crafty version I have been using is crafty-23.1.exe These were the 7 epd records I placed in a file to run at 30 sec each along with the epd.out file that was generated. What happens is crafty goes through the analysis of the first 3 rec...