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by Ajedrecista
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Is Deep Blue source code open?
Replies: 23
Views: 5163

Re: Is Deep Blue source code open?

Hello: I remember glancing the code ten years back when I was helping Thomas gawk in improving toga eval, I have made a search in Google but I don't find the code, anyway is not worth it. You can find more interesting ideas in whatever up to date engine than in deepblue I thought it just has some hi...
by Ajedrecista
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Schooner's Test Positions
Replies: 4
Views: 1456

Re: Schooner's test positions.

Hello Dennis: Thanks for the positions. I mainly use SF although I use Chest for some checkmate problems. Here is what I found: Analysis by SF 9 w32 (2 cores) with 128 MB of hash. No EGTB used. Hash cleared between searches: -------------------------------------------------- First position (also fou...
by Ajedrecista
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Command line tool to output round-robin pairings?
Replies: 6
Views: 1466

Re: Command line tool to output Round Robin pairings?

Hello Jesse: Is there a command line tool which will take a list of participants, a number of rounds, and output pairings? For example: ./roundrobin rounds=3 players.txt cat players.txt engine1 engine2 engine3 engine4 output 1.1. engine1 engine2 1.2. engine2 engine1 1.3. engine3 engine4 1.4. engine4...
by Ajedrecista
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What got you into computer chess?
Replies: 38
Views: 7715

Re: What got you into computer chess?

Hello: I would not know exactly. I think that my first chess software was ChessMaster 9000 back in 2005 or 2006. I started to read some chess forums like Rybka Forum, Immortal223 and TalkChess, following news about Ippolit, Robbolito, Ivanhoe, Houdini, Critter... I discovered perft by chance around ...
by Ajedrecista
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Blunderer v1.0 and 1.1 from the year 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

Re: Blunderer v1.0 and 1.1 from the year 2013

Hello Norbert: Hello, several years ago I downloaded v1.1. but the Windows executable file (2013/02/08) shows v1.0. Do you still own both versions of Blunderer? If yes, could you upload please these versions on Google Drive, Mediafire or anywhere else? The former computerchess download links are unf...
by Ajedrecista
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Endgame
Replies: 17
Views: 3446

Re: Endgame.

Hello: According to 'Yet another chess problem database', this problem is from 1981: http://yacpdb.org/#286033 Matouš, Mário L'Italia Scacchistica (346) 1981 3rd Prize Solution: 1. Nc2+ $1 (1. Nxb3+ $2 Kb1) (1. Be5 $2 Kb1 $1) 1... bxc2 2. Rf1+ $1 Bxf1 3. Kc1 Re7 4. Bd2 Rc7 5. Bb4 $1 Rc8 $1 6. Be7 Rc...
by Ajedrecista
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Observation from SF development
Replies: 4
Views: 1714

Re: Observation from SF development.

Hello Jouni: After 17.8. we have these LTC patches until 28.8.: Total: 30893 W: 5154 L: 4910 D: 20829 Elo +2.74 Total: 36203 W: 6046 L: 5781 D: 24376 Elo +2.54 Total: 41084 W: 6769 L: 6680 D: 27635 Elo +0.75 Total: 13655 W: 2294 L: 2099 D: 9262 Elo +4.96 Wow nice >10 ELO gain? No, regression test ga...
by Ajedrecista
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Programming Wiki
Replies: 11
Views: 3542

Re: Chess Programming Wiki.

Hello: Thanks, I saw it! However there're some problems: - I could not see the top toolbar of the page on my iPhone (it's fine on PC) - The account created in MediaWiki cannot be used to login to CPW I think that the new CPW is not ready yet for creating accounts. Please take a look at Login / creat...
by Ajedrecista
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: McBrain solves a hard one quickly
Replies: 15
Views: 3177

Re: McBrain solves a hard one quickly

Hello: Six years ago Chiron 1.1 and Deep Shredder 12 solved this instantly and with the 0.00 eval: My trusty engine tells me Chess Truth Master Om, who has joined this forum since, should be find this thread amusing. Critter 1.4a also implemented pawn blockage detection back in January of 2012: Deta...
by Ajedrecista
Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Booot 6.3 Release
Replies: 28
Views: 9340

Re: Booot 6.3 Release

Hello: Dropbox no longer allows direct downloads and their signup/login system is broken: "unable to complete this request" upon login. Using the Google account option leads to about 20 pages of CAPTCHAs. At any rate, there shouldn't be an account requirement to download a file that's supposed to be...