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by asanjuan
Fri Apr 10, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: 52nd Amateur Series Division 4
Replies: 13
Views: 1822

Re: Standings after Round 12 of 44

What a nice recovery!
I'm looking forward to see more games.
by asanjuan
Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: android stockfish GUI that shows multiple variations?
Replies: 7
Views: 1389

Re: android stockfish GUI that shows multiple variations?

Ferdy wrote:
Thomas Lagershausen wrote:
Ferdy wrote:
drowsy wrote:Is there any android GUI that shows, say, top 5 moves in analysis mode?

Thank you!
Droidfish can do that.
How?
Start the infinite analysis, then long press on the analysis line, a menu will popup, add more variations and others.
OH!!
Big thank you!!
by asanjuan
Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Binders
Replies: 22
Views: 4364

Re: Binders

Hi Lyudmil, I really like the concept. Perhaps the reason engines don't 'like' the Stonewall formations is because they don't understand binders -- they may even undervalue or penalize them. The only drawback to consider is the (usually) empty square between the binders, which can become a weakness...
by asanjuan
Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Testing New Versions all the time vs a new engine revolution
Replies: 15
Views: 2649

Re: Testing New Versions all the time vs a new engine revolu

I'm not, i'm enjoying every moment. I don't see these elo improvements as dumb, search improvements are very important. Finding the correct move a minute sooner can be the difference between winning or drawing, and sometimes losing. Search improvements are of course not the only thing they've done,...
by asanjuan
Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Testing New Versions all the time vs a new engine revolution
Replies: 15
Views: 2649

Re: Testing New Versions all the time vs a new engine revolu

Play against Rhetoric 1.4.1 and you'll have an engine with human style, but human style is based on errors. Rhetoric will lose a lot of entertaining games if the opponent plays perfectly.

Perfect play is less speculative and more objective, and so, boring.
by asanjuan
Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Is someone testing Rhetoric 1.4.1 for the CCRL 40/4 list?
Replies: 10
Views: 1629

Re: Is someone testing Rhetoric 1.4.1 for the CCRL 40/4 list

Any chance for a Mac OS compile for Rhetoric? Good question... I've never thought about it. I don't make any compile for linux either. Next version will include more endgame knowledge, maybe SMP. Let's see if I can make binaries for Linux and Mac. Thanks for your input. Great news Alberto.... I hop...
by asanjuan
Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Is someone testing Rhetoric 1.4.1 for the CCRL 40/4 list?
Replies: 10
Views: 1629

Re: Is someone testing Rhetoric 1.4.1 for the CCRL 40/4 list

Andre wrote:Any chance for a Mac OS compile for Rhetoric?
Good question...
I've never thought about it. I don't make any compile for linux either. Next version will include more endgame knowledge, maybe SMP.
Let's see if I can make binaries for Linux and Mac.

Thanks for your input.
by asanjuan
Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Shredder 13 for new year 2015 ??
Replies: 8
Views: 3010

Re: Shredder 13 for new year 2015 ??

Mithu wrote: Talking about strength vs creativity, I suggest anyone here to just try playing Rhetoric and see for themselves. This one is a real G(e)M. But that is another story...
Thank you!
:D