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by styx
Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Was the original Chessmaster written by David Kittinger?
Replies: 16
Views: 2021

Re: WOW ! Nobody here knows the truth ???

http://www.myabandonware.com/game/the-c ... r-3000-2zd

works with DOSBox 0.74 without any problems. even on my x64 windows 7 computer.

but like i said in another thread, it's strength is a bit disappointing.
by styx
Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: BEST place to download Dos Chess. No Piracy, abandonware....
Replies: 10
Views: 1912

Re: BEST place to download Dos Chess. No Piracy, abandonware

thanks for the link. very interesting.

is there any way to improve the strength of chessmaster 3000 in dosbox? i could not find anything "skill level" like. i doubt that even in 1991 the computer programs were that weak. and i am not a very good player.
by styx
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:51 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ChessMaster XI : Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2213

Re: ChessMaster XI : Questions

Chessmaster is a weak chess engine, perhaps one of the weakest I know. I own Chessmaster 9000 and it plays terribly. Houdini 2.0C and Deep Junior 13 are much much stronger engines than Chessmaster. weaker than your mentioned engines, yes. but i would not call it "terrible". it's still pretty good. ...
by styx
Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: ChessMaster XI : Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2213

Re: ChessMaster XI : Questions

it's just a guess, but i think the maximum hash size is only limited by your computer memory. here is a sample Wb2uci.eng file i am using for The King 3.5 (=512 MB hash). selective search can be adjusted between 0 and 16. if you use this configuration file, you can change the values in your GUI. [OP...