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Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:16 pm
by Dann Corbit
mclane wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:13 pm
Also Mchess and chess tiger are good candidates.
Isn't chess tiger already UCI?

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:45 pm
by mclane
It was part of the lokasoft gui. But copy protected. And even if you bought it legally, you cannot install it anymore on todays Windows machines.

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:51 pm
by Guenther
mclane wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:45 pm
It was part of the lokasoft gui. But copy protected. And even if you bought it legally, you cannot install it anymore on todays Windows machines.
Still running here... ChessTiger 2007 UCI

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:34 pm
by mclane
On the old pcs. But I cannot install it on todays machines,

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:13 pm
by carldaman
CT2007.1 runs on 64-bit Win10 without any glitches.

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:49 am
by mclane
Ok i will try it out again,

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:13 pm
by Robert Flesher
i e-mailed Marty some time ago. If i remember correctly, he lost the source files of M-chess.

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:09 am
by Steve Maughan
Marty responded. Nothing definite, but it looks like there may be a glimmer of hope!
Steve Maughan wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 7:49 pm
Hi Ed - I've sent an email. Let's see what happens!

Steve
Rebel wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:19 pm
Ask Marty for the source code?

It's all we need to move these oldies into the 21th century.

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:40 pm
by Ponti
1) CS Tal. I still have it running in Windows 10 !

2) Genius

3) Wchess ----- but, oh, the voice !

4) Deep Junior (it is not UCI)

5) Nimzo

Re: If there were one engine I could bring back and covert

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:00 pm
by Guenther
Ponti wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:40 pm
3) Wchess ----- but, oh, the voice !

4) Deep Junior (it is not UCI)

5) Nimzo
3) Wchess ----- but, oh, the voice ! => xboard WChess 1.06 (you even posted that you used it...)

4) Deep Junior (it is not UCI) => it is UCI since long

5) Nimzo => xboard Nimzo 2000a/b