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by ethanara
Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best way to improve one's tactical ability (from 1500-1800)
Replies: 30
Views: 5771

Re: Best way to improve one's tactical ability (from 1500-18

@Doc. Deeb
Isnt it better to pick up an engine approx. 200 elo better than one 2000?
I think I've heard that somewhere
Regards
Ethan
by ethanara
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Best way to improve one's tactical ability (from 1500-1800)
Replies: 30
Views: 5771

Re: Best way to improve one's tactical ability (from 1500-18

I think Buying Michael de la Maza's book "Rapid chess improvement" or viewing the "free version":
http://www.chesscafe.com/text/skittles148.pdf
http://www.chesscafe.com/text/skittles150.pdf
I am going to try doing the 7 circles.
Regards
Ethan
by ethanara
Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Decrease in Elo: a question for Shrinks
Replies: 7
Views: 1240

Re: Decrease in Elo: a question for Shrinks

Uri Blass wrote:I suggest that you simply replace your board to a smaller one.

The rook is not going to be able to hide behind a miserable pawn in 1*1 board instead of 8*8 board.
Which reminds me off Image
Enjoy!
by ethanara
Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Critter
Replies: 17
Views: 4544

Re: Critter

Yes, Critter seems very similar to IvanHoe. What is curious, is that on similarity tester, if I remember well, it was even more similar to Houdini! Yuri Osipov once stated that Richard Vida decompiled Houdini. And yes, the three to have are Komodo, StockFish and one from IvanHoe/Critter/Houdini. Ka...
by ethanara
Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: New Engine
Replies: 35
Views: 5706

Re: New Engine

My understanding is that this is actually pretty simple: whoever writes the code owns the copyright to the code. ¿How is it? I claim that this line of code is mine: printf("Helo world"); All you have to pay me! :D Sorry, here in spain we make tones of jokes. Crap, i've made that typo many times...
by ethanara
Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Revolutionary New Way To Read Chess Books?
Replies: 22
Views: 4377

Re: Revolutionary New Way To Read Chess Books?

...or just a fad? I'd say it looks promising!! http://vimeo.com/31392381 What do you think? Darn. That's an idea I've been working on myself recently; it seems I was too late. Anyway, my work isn't totally wasted, as users of the iPad version of Stockfish will benefit from parts of my work. :) Stil...
by ethanara
Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: CEGT - rating lists October 30th 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2717

Re: CEGT - rating lists October 30th 2011

kranium wrote:

perhaps they could choose the latest and strongest release...
IvanHoe 999947c?
I recommend IvanHoe 63Mod5-x64 about 5-10 elo more
by ethanara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Finally a better Stockfish?
Replies: 9
Views: 3914

Re: Finally a better Stockfish?

So it will be able to beat Critter?
by ethanara
Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The Power Chess Project...a new direction
Replies: 7
Views: 1734

Re: The Power Chess Project...a new direction

Can we give any requests to which opening it should be?