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by styx
Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Portable WinBoard
Replies: 28
Views: 3943

Re: Portable WinBoard

I just don't think the user should calculate factors. In my opinion it's easier to make two dialogues where you can specify the human time control and the computer time control as absolute values (seconds/move, minutes/game, moves/minutes). and another cool feature would be a checkbox "ignore time ...
by styx
Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Portable WinBoard
Replies: 28
Views: 3943

Re: Portable WinBoard

I just don't think the user should calculate factors. In my opinion it's easier to make two dialogues where you can specify the human time control and the computer time control as absolute values (seconds/move, minutes/game, moves/minutes). and another cool feature would be a checkbox "ignore time l...
by styx
Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Portable WinBoard
Replies: 28
Views: 3943

Re: Portable WinBoard

is it possible to play against the computer with different time controls? for example 1s for the computer and as many time I want for me? Sure. The Time-Control dialog contains Time-odds entry fields, and you could give the (first and only) engine, say, a time odds of 10. Meaning that its time will...
by styx
Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Portable WinBoard
Replies: 28
Views: 3943

Re: Portable WinBoard

is it possible to play against the computer with different time controls? for example 1s for the computer and as many time I want for me?
by styx
Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Why do people take chess so seriously?
Replies: 38
Views: 6090

Re: Why do people take chess so seriously?

“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

if you can do what you love and does not hurt anybody, then do it without questioning it. at the end, happiness is all that matters :D
by styx
Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How Much Is Hiarcs 14 worth?
Replies: 58
Views: 13276

Re: How Much Is Hiarcs 14 worth?

ah ok. thank you for the enlightenment :)
by styx
Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 2.3 update available
Replies: 100
Views: 32449

Re: Stockfish 2.3 update available

thanks a lot!
by styx
Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How Much Is Hiarcs 14 worth?
Replies: 58
Views: 13276

Re: How Much Is Hiarcs 14 worth?

this is odd. i tried it a second time. it is faster now. i always cleared the hash. FEN: 4k3/8/6p1/B1P5/7p/1n5P/6P1/7K w - - 0 62 Houdini 1.5a x64: 4/7 00:00 322 0 +0,09 La5-b6 Ke8-d7 Kh1-h2 Kd7-c6 4/7 00:00 465 0 +0,27 La5-e1 Sb3xc5 Le1xh4 Ke8-f7 Kh1-h2 5/9 00:00 654 0 +0,30 La5-e1 Sb3xc5 Le1xh4 Ke...
by styx
Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How Much Is Hiarcs 14 worth?
Replies: 58
Views: 13276

Re: How Much Is Hiarcs 14 worth?

on my system houdini changes to Bb6 after 2m:20s. but i am not sure if he will stick to it. komodo, stockfish, junior: ~1:20-1:30 critter: 58s shredder 12, rybka 4.1, theking: ~1s overall a pretty consistent result. i am sure in correspondence chess you analyze length usually exceeds 3 minutes/move....
by styx
Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: droidfish question
Replies: 2
Views: 639

Re: droidfish question

use your phones context menu button and then select "settings"