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by Look
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Default Stockfish in XBoard
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Re: Default Stockfish in XBoard

After you put the stockfish binary in /usr/games it should be available as a plain command (/usr/games is normally in the shell's search path). So when you register it through the Load 1st Engine menu, you should specify "stockfish" as the engine command (and the directory should be of no importanc...
by Look
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Default Stockfish in XBoard
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Re: Default Stockfish in XBoard

Should I just copy Stockfish 10 to usr/games then in XBoard "Engine" menu "Load new 1st engine" and select that. Or that is something different ?
by Look
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Strange XBoard function definitions
Replies: 4
Views: 1107

Re: Strange XBoard function definitions

P() is a macro #defined in common.h, as #if defined(__STDC__) || defined(WIN32) || defined(_amigados) #define P(args) args typedef void *VOIDSTAR; #else #define P(args) () typedef char *VOIDSTAR; #endif It seems to be there or compatibility purposes with compilers that do not allow the function pro...
by Look
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Strange XBoard function definitions
Replies: 4
Views: 1107

Strange XBoard function definitions

Hi,

Why so many such declarations/definitions exist in XBoard-4.9.1 ?

For instance from backend.h :

Code: Select all

void SetWhiteToPlayEvent P((void));
I did not see such a style even in K&R 2.
by Look
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Default Stockfish in XBoard
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Default Stockfish in XBoard

Hi,

How can I use Stockfish 10 as a default engine (for analysis) in XBoard ?
by Look
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: Scandinavian Defense (3...Qd6)
Replies: 5
Views: 3169

Re: Scandinavian Defense (3...Qd6)

This defense is rarely played on the board.
by Look
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: A book on machine learning
Replies: 7
Views: 2749

A book on machine learning

Hi,

I studied the following book. It's codes are written in JavaScript , Python , C++ . The book is a recent and fine introduction on several AI methods.

Here is the book link.
by Look
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Chess Players Forum
Topic: FRChess broadcast
Replies: 0
Views: 2264

FRChess broadcast

Hi,

Currently world Fischer random chess 2019 is going in quarter finals. Unfortunately I can find the broadcast only in twitch.tv . I searched several chess broadcasting like chessbomb.com and chess24.com . None of them is broadcasting it.
by Look
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish 190826_dll_fix
Replies: 1
Views: 726

Stockfish 190826_dll_fix

Hi,

What is the description of "Stockfish 190826_dll_fix" playing in TCEC S16 ?
by Look
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: "Fat fritz" stronger than Stockfish ?
Replies: 79
Views: 20058

"Fat fritz" stronger than Stockfish ?

Hi,

What do you think about the claim that "Fat fritz" is stronger than Stockfish. Here is ChessBase article on this issue.