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The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:22 am

THE CRIPPLE AND THE CUCUMBER

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2018.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 36 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible)


Participants

RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
Demolito 2019-04-27 64-bit
Rodent III 0.281 64-bit
Pirarucu 2.9.5 64-bit
Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 64-bit
Amoeba 3.0 64-bit
Lc0 0.20.1 11258 64-bit
Winter 0.6 64-bit
Cheng 4.39 64-bit
Dirty CUCUMBER 64-bit

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:25 am

Standings will be posted and games made available after every six rounds from the following link:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11236

If you install TLCV (Tom's Live Chess Viewer) on your computer, you can watch the games live move by move. You'll also be able to chat to others following the tournament in the chatroom there.
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16001

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:20 pm

THE CRIPPLE AND THE CUCUMBER

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2018.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 36 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible)


Standings after Round 6

4.0 - Amoeba 3.0 64-bit
4.0 - Rodent III 0.281 64-bit
3.5 - Lc0 0.20.1 w11258 64-bit
3.5 - Pirarucu 2.9.5 64-bit
3.0 - Dirty CUCUMBER 64-bit
3.0 - Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 64-bit
3.0 - Demolito 2019-04-27 64-bit
2.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
2.0 - Winter 0.6 64-bit
1.5 - Cheng 4.39 64-bit


Standings will be posted and games made available after every six rounds from the following link:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11236

If you install TLCV (Tom's Live Chess Viewer) on your computer, you can watch the games live move by move. You'll also be able to chat to others following the tournament in the chatroom there.
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16001

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:10 pm

THE CRIPPLE AND THE CUCUMBER

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2018.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 36 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible)


Standings after Round 12

7.5 - Amoeba 3.0 64-bit
7.5 - Demolito 2019-04-27 64-bit
7.0 - Rodent III 0.281 64-bit
7.0 - Dirty CUCUMBER 64-bit
7.0 - Lc0 0.20.1 w11258 64-bit
6.0 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
6.0 - Pirarucu 2.9.5 64-bit
4.5 - Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 64-bit
4.0 - Winter 0.6 64-bit
3.5 - Cheng 4.39 64-bit


Standings will be posted and games made available after every six rounds from the following link:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11236

If you install TLCV (Tom's Live Chess Viewer) on your computer, you can watch the games live move by move. You'll also be able to chat to others following the tournament in the chatroom there.
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16001

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:41 am

THE CRIPPLE AND THE CUCUMBER

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2018.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 36 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible)


Standings after Round 18

12.0 - Rodent III 0.281 64-bit
10.5 - Demolito 2019-04-27 64-bit
10.0 - Amoeba 3.0 64-bit
10.0 - Lc0 0.20.1 w11258 64-bit
9.5 - Dirty CUCUMBER 64-bit
9.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
8.5 - Pirarucu 2.9.5 64-bit
7.5 - Winter 0.6 64-bit
7.0 - Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 64-bit
5.5 - Cheng 4.39 64-bit


Standings will be posted and games made available after every six rounds from the following link:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11236

If you install TLCV (Tom's Live Chess Viewer) on your computer, you can watch the games live move by move. You'll also be able to chat to others following the tournament in the chatroom there.
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16001

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:57 pm

THE CRIPPLE AND THE CUCUMBER

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2018.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 36 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible)


Standings after Round 24

16.0 - Rodent III 0.281 64-bit
14.5 - Demolito 2019-04-27 64-bit
14.0 - Amoeba 3.0 64-bit
13.0 - Lc0 0.20.1 w11258 64-bit
12.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
12.0 - Dirty CUCUMBER 64-bit
11.5 - Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 64-bit
10.5 - Winter 0.6 64-bit
9.5 - Pirarucu 2.9.5 64-bit
6.5 - Cheng 4.39 64-bit


Standings will be posted and games made available after every six rounds from the following link:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11236

If you install TLCV (Tom's Live Chess Viewer) on your computer, you can watch the games live move by move. You'll also be able to chat to others following the tournament in the chatroom there.
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16001

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:57 am

THE CRIPPLE AND THE CUCUMBER

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2018.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 36 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible)


Standings after Round 30

19.0 - Rodent III 0.281 64-bit
17.5 - Demolito 2019-04-27 64-bit
16.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
16.0 - Dirty CUCUMBER 64-bit
16.0 - Lc0 0.20.1 w11258 64-bit
16.0 - Amoeba 3.0 64-bit
14.0 - Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 64-bit
13.0 - Winter 0.6 64-bit
12.5 - Pirarucu 2.9.5 64-bit
9.5 - Cheng 4.39 64-bit


Standings will be posted and games made available after every six rounds from the following link:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... =7&t=11236

If you install TLCV (Tom's Live Chess Viewer) on your computer, you can watch the games live move by move. You'll also be able to chat to others following the tournament in the chatroom there.
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=42959
Host - GrahamCCRL.dyndns.org Port - 16001

Linux users can access the broadcast through Livius:
https://github.com/kmar/livius

There is also a Livius windows version.
It has live pv boards as a nice addition.
http://www.crabaware.com/livius/
My email addresses:
gbanksnz at gmail.com
gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:23 am

THE CRIPPLE AND THE CUCUMBER

Intel i5 Quad
ChessGUI
256mb hash each where possible
3-4-5 piece tablebases
Ponder off
GBSelect2018.cgb book
40 moves in 25 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 36 rounds
All engines 1CPU (64-bit where possible)


Final Standings

23.0 - Rodent III 0.281 64-bit
21.5 - Demolito 2019-04-27 64-bit
19.5 - RubiChess 1.4 64-bit
18.5 - Dirty CUCUMBER 64-bit
18.5 - Lc0 0.20.1 w11258 64-bit
18.0 - Amoeba 3.0 64-bit
16.5 - Pirarucu 2.9.5 64-bit
16.5 - Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 64-bit
16.5 - Winter 0.6 64-bit
11.5 - Cheng 4.39 64-bit


The complete tournament pgn (zipped) can be downloaded here:
http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discuss ... p?id=44665
My email addresses:
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gbanksnz at yahoo.co.nz

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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by Graham Banks » Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:25 am

Congratulations to Pawel for Rodent's victory. :)

Thanks to all who followed this tournament, including the engine authors who visited the broadcast.
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Re: The Cripple And The Cucumber

Post by PK » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:46 pm

Thank you, Graham. I expected more improvement from my recent changes, but it's good to see even a little!

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