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by Codesquid
Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: !!! A hard position.!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 2715

Re: !!! A hard position.!!!

Be3, clearly the best.
by Codesquid
Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Debugging for lazy chess programmers
Replies: 13
Views: 4729

Re: Debugging for lazy chess programmers

Good way to spot bugs: Make your program 100% deterministic (e.g. replace std::sort with std::stable sort, add a feature to specify which random seed to use and so on), then search a position to some depth (e.g. 20 ply) using a single core and write down the total number of nodes visited. Next, comp...
by Codesquid
Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Octochess r5190 released
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: Octochess r5190 released

Hi all, a new version of Octochess has been released. r5190 is a bugfix release over the previous r5178 How much stronger do you think this version is compared to r5132? Just trying to select a good range of opponents for a gauntlet. Somewhat stronger. The transposition table bug alone, which had b...
by Codesquid
Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Octochess r5190 released
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Octochess r5190 released

Hi all, a new version of Octochess has been released. r5190 is a bugfix release over the previous r5178. In particular, it fixes a bug in the transposition table which caused bogus entries to be stored, resulting in a loss in playing strength. Two small Fischer Random bugs have been fixed as well. A...
by Codesquid
Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?

Using the Xaw build.
by Codesquid
Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Octochess r5178 released
Replies: 25
Views: 3375

Re: Octochess r5178 released

Actually it's a bug in Octochess. Not using 960_HAha only sidesteps it. Will be fixed in the next version.
by Codesquid
Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?

hgm wrote:Was this in the GTK or the Xaw build?
Not sure. I can check this tomorrow.
by Codesquid
Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?

I saw something similar with XBoard under Debian Jessie, though I'm not using FICS. Seems as if last character of the nps does not fully fit into the available space and is being truncated away. That is a very good suggestion. This could very well be the problem. I now also got a complained where t...
by Codesquid
Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Octochess r5178 released
Replies: 25
Views: 3375

Re: Octochess r5178 released

If you can pass arguments to the executable, please do the following:

1. Add this argument with a path of your choice: --logfile P:\ath\for\the\log.file

2. Play a game with 960_HAha until it reports illegal move

3. Send me the log
by Codesquid
Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: XBoard/WinBoard any bugs?

hgm wrote:- The NPS printed in the Engine Output window playing an engine on FICS was 100 times too low.
I saw something similar with XBoard under Debian Jessie, though I'm not using FICS. Seems as if last character of the nps does not fully fit into the available space and is being truncated away.