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Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by Christopher Conkie » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:37 pm

http://www.glaurungchess.com/glaurung22.zip

We think our Plague plays better than Smaug.

;)

Christopher

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by F. Bluemers » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:49 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:http://www.glaurungchess.com/glaurung22.zip

We think our Plague plays better than Smaug.

;)

Christopher
Looks good

Code: Select all

Result after 999 1+0 games: +264 -230 =505 +12 ELO
wow :lol:

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by Christopher Conkie » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:52 pm

F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:http://www.glaurungchess.com/glaurung22.zip

We think our Plague plays better than Smaug.

;)

Christopher
Looks good

Code: Select all

Result after 999 1+0 games: +264 -230 =505 +12 ELO
wow :lol:
12 elo is a fantastic start. Thanks for that Fonzy. Gonna get me a new compiler.....should be good for a few more elo.

This programming thing is easy....no?

:)

Christopher

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by F. Bluemers » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:06 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:
F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:http://www.glaurungchess.com/glaurung22.zip

We think our Plague plays better than Smaug.

;)

Christopher
Looks good

Code: Select all

Result after 999 1+0 games: +264 -230 =505 +12 ELO
wow :lol:
12 elo is a fantastic start. Thanks for that Fonzy. Gonna get me a new compiler.....should be good for a few more elo.

This programming thing is easy....no?

:)

Christopher
not bad but maybe its better to start anew with plague as the sniny new starting base?
what about Frauge?

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by Christopher Conkie » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:11 pm

F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:
F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:http://www.glaurungchess.com/glaurung22.zip

We think our Plague plays better than Smaug.

;)

Christopher
Looks good

Code: Select all

Result after 999 1+0 games: +264 -230 =505 +12 ELO
wow :lol:
12 elo is a fantastic start. Thanks for that Fonzy. Gonna get me a new compiler.....should be good for a few more elo.

This programming thing is easy....no?

:)

Christopher
not bad but maybe its better to start anew with plague as the sniny new starting base?
what about Frauge?
Or even Vague?

Let me tell you, we are going to have some fun with this.

WCCC here we come.

I want Tord to compose an anthem for the engine on his fiddle.

If we are going to do something we should at least do it right.

:)

What about this as music?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIYfoeBOhTU

Maybe even the words?

:)

Christopher

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by F. Bluemers » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:20 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:
F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:
F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:http://www.glaurungchess.com/glaurung22.zip

We think our Plague plays better than Smaug.

;)

Christopher
Looks good

Code: Select all

Result after 999 1+0 games: +264 -230 =505 +12 ELO
wow :lol:
12 elo is a fantastic start. Thanks for that Fonzy. Gonna get me a new compiler.....should be good for a few more elo.

This programming thing is easy....no?

:)

Christopher
not bad but maybe its better to start anew with plague as the sniny new starting base?
what about Frauge?
Or even Vague?

Let me tell you, we are going to have some fun with this.

WCCC here we come.

I want Tord to compose an anthem for the engine on his fiddle.

If we are going to do something we should at least do it right.

:)

What about this as music?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIYfoeBOhTU

Maybe even the words?

:)

Christopher
Great :-)
and what about this as a logo?
Image
or
http://www.unitedmaskandparty.com/Colle ... orever.JPG

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by Christopher Conkie » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:34 pm

F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:
F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:
F. Bluemers wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:http://www.glaurungchess.com/glaurung22.zip

We think our Plague plays better than Smaug.

;)

Christopher
Looks good

Code: Select all

Result after 999 1+0 games: +264 -230 =505 +12 ELO
wow :lol:
12 elo is a fantastic start. Thanks for that Fonzy. Gonna get me a new compiler.....should be good for a few more elo.

This programming thing is easy....no?

:)

Christopher
not bad but maybe its better to start anew with plague as the sniny new starting base?
what about Frauge?
Or even Vague?

Let me tell you, we are going to have some fun with this.

WCCC here we come.

I want Tord to compose an anthem for the engine on his fiddle.

If we are going to do something we should at least do it right.

:)

What about this as music?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIYfoeBOhTU

Maybe even the words?

:)

Christopher
Great :-)
and what about this as a logo?
Image
or
http://www.unitedmaskandparty.com/Colle ... orever.JPG
This is really moving along quite nicely.....

Engine

Logo

http://www.yourprops.com/norm-47c74a133 ... 1997).jpeg

Anthem

Now we need a book.....

Hmmmm....ahhh......found one......

Book

Now we need to enter it in something and get it in a rating list.

I wonder if CCT is still open?

I wonder if CCRL will test it?

Let's hope they are looking.

We have a 12 elo stronger engine......things are looking up.

:lol:

Christopher

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by Tord Romstad » Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:40 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:I want Tord to compose an anthem for the engine on his fiddle.
My only comment to this discussion is:

It isn't a fiddle: It's a viola.
:wink:

Tord

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by Christopher Conkie » Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:13 pm

Tord Romstad wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:I want Tord to compose an anthem for the engine on his fiddle.
My only comment to this discussion is:

It isn't a fiddle: It's a viola.
:wink:

Tord
viola [vie-ol-la]
Noun
a variety of pansy [Latin: violet]

I fiddle you not.......

;)

Anyway, I see nothing wrong with improving Smaug.

Plague is as good as Glaurung. We think they are about equal......in fact we think you maybe copied us......

Tut tut.......

Christopher

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Re: Plague: a "new" chess engine based on Smaug

Post by CThinker » Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:47 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:
Tord Romstad wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:I want Tord to compose an anthem for the engine on his fiddle.
My only comment to this discussion is:

It isn't a fiddle: It's a viola.
:wink:

Tord
viola [vie-ol-la]
Noun
a variety of pansy [Latin: violet]

I fiddle you not.......

;)

Anyway, I see nothing wrong with improving Smaug.

Plague is as good as Glaurung. We think they are about equal......in fact we think you maybe copied us......

Tut tut.......

Christopher
I have a feeling that the new Plague is a real breakthrough. With a profiled build from Jim, it will definitely surpass Smaug (and even Glaurung) in the rating lists.

Good job on the very fast turnaround.

Since Plague is a "derivative" work (and not a clone), WCCC should allow that to compete (unless WCCC rules are defective, which is never the case).

I also have a feeling that you are holding off on your 16-core Plague. CCT allows that, but the registration dealine has passed.

You have inspired me to get in to the "derivatives" work. I have quick plans on an even newer engine based on Plague. I estimate it will be 12 points weaker than Plague.

Btw, any plans on an iPhone version of Plague?

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