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by Volker Pittlik
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Top 3 engines have TB implementations obeying Bible morals
Replies: 32
Views: 8122

Re: Top 3 engines have TB implementations obeying Bible mora

Real world for end users. Nobody is seriously analyzing games/positions at 0.25 seconds per move. Period. ... I do. I even use faster TCs! It always depends on what I want to test. The alternatives would be to invest years of my time or more money I'm willing to spend for this hobby. The quality of...
by Volker Pittlik
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: For how many of these are there functional Linux versions?
Replies: 22
Views: 4445

Re: For how many of these are there functional Linux version

P.S. ...First, the gcc compiler on it is ancient, and attempts to update it have not been entirely successful. ... That is a usefull information for me. Trying to compile Protector on Ubuntu with gcc 5.4.0 gave me unsolvable problems. I tried it on Fedora26 using gcc 7.2.1 what introducted other er...
by Volker Pittlik
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: For how many of these are there functional Linux versions?
Replies: 22
Views: 4445

Re: For how many of these are there functional Linux version

Alfil 15.7 x64 Andscacs 0.92 x64 ==> works fine here Booot 6.2 x64 Bouquet 1.8 x64 Critter 1.6a x64 ==> works fine here Deep Rybka 4.1 x64 Equinox 3.30 x64 Fire 6.1 x64 Fizbo 1.9 x64 Fritz 15 x64 Ginkgo 2.0 x64 Gull 3.0 x64 ==> not tested by me Hannibal 1.7 x64 NirvanaChess 2.4 x64 Protector 1.9.0 x...
by Volker Pittlik
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: new chess computer: CT800
Replies: 29
Views: 8354

Re: License for NG-Play?

... What do you think in this case? 'Based on the work' can mean a lot, but I didn't expect that it was meant literally ;-) Guenther When I saw this: http://www.ct800.net my first thought was: take a RaspberryPi, put Stockfish in it, do some research on realated hardware (keys, display, casing and ...
by Volker Pittlik
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: What are the news for Crafty ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1427

Re: What are the news for Crafty ?

... Last official version of Craffy 25.2 source can be found here. A later version added play by ELO , but did not change playing strength. ... I notice a huge difference in execution speed if I enable this feature. Here is the output with # elo 2600 in the .craftyrc: book learning disabled paralle...
by Volker Pittlik
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crafty 25.1 Release
Replies: 58
Views: 19907

Re: Crafty 25.1 Release

Thank you Dann!

I'm to lazy to fiddle around with the compiler options so I'm glad I can use your executable.

Volker
by Volker Pittlik
Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:56 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: FF 48.02 and huge tables at GoogleDrive (XB/UCI chronology)?
Replies: 11
Views: 1863

Re: FF 48.02 and huge tables at GoogleDrive (XB/UCI chronolo

Guenther wrote:...
Can someone try and report his loading experience/browser version?
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... cyORPiHnto

Guenther
Loads within seconds wit FF 48.02


Volker
by Volker Pittlik
Thu Jun 16, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: XB/UCI chronology available again
Replies: 23
Views: 5841

Re: XB/UCI chronology available again

Great Job Guenther!

Thank you

Volker
by Volker Pittlik
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: a direct comparison of FIDE and CCRL rating systems
Replies: 43
Views: 17323

Re: a direct comparison of FIDE and CCRL rating systems

So, the funny thing to do could be to ask a ~2800 elo to play normal chess with draw odds against Stockfish or Komodo. Draw = win for human. Problem could be to get 10 games as minimum. Maybe 5 games, draw odds, top GM always white, engine no book, tournament time control. But I doubt a GM success ...
by Volker Pittlik
Tue Feb 16, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Your path to mastership: 500K+ PGN for Chess Hero
Replies: 6
Views: 3009

Re: Your path to mastership: 500K+ PGN for Chess Hero

Mike S. wrote:Chess Hero is probably the best chess training software, by far...
I didn't know this program. Really very good. Thank you!

Volker