STS (v11.0) - "Activity of the King"

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STS (v11.0) - "Activity of the King"

Post by swami » Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:50 am

Version 11 of the Strategic Test Suite series is now available for download.

* Consists of carefully selected 100 test positions on "Activity of the King"

Information:

This test covers all king movements prior or after the castling. Idea of this is to test whether it's appropriate to bring the king forward for the battle, or to move the king to a more defensive square.

I accepted king moves that were made in late middle game to early endgame, especially moves where king can be used as

* an active defender,
* an aggressive attacker with respect to assisting pawns,
* a space restrictor,
* a blockader.


I rejected positions in endings where there are very less pieces left on board. I also rejected castling moves, and king moves that were made after "check".

Download it! here:

https://sites.google.com/site/strategic ... f-the-king

Test Suite release time: 15th of July, 2010
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Re: STS (v11.0) - "Activity of the King"

Post by Graham Banks » Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:55 am

swami wrote:Version 11 of the Strategic Test Suite series is now available for download.

* Consists of carefully selected 100 test positions on "Activity of the King"
Hi Swami,

will you be running this set with all the engines in your list and then updating the points totals for them?

Cheers,
Graham.
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Re: STS (v11.0) - "Activity of the King"

Post by swami » Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:58 am

Definitely I will when I get the time. I think I will do it the next week.

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Re: STS (v11.0) - "Activity of the King"

Post by Graham Banks » Thu Jul 15, 2010 1:03 am

swami wrote:Definitely I will when I get the time. I think I will do it the next week.
Excellent! Should be interesting. :)
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Re: STS (v11.0) - "Activity of the King"

Post by swami » Thu Jul 15, 2010 6:28 am

Using Mathias's wonderful tool (Piece EPD 1.0), the piece specific epd's is updated:

https://sites.google.com/site/strategic ... ific-epd-s

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Re: STS (v11.0) - "Activity of the King"

Post by vladstamate » Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:33 pm

Hi,

Plisk025 x64 on Phenom 2.4Ghz did 46/100 ( 612/1000 ) @10sec/pos.

Regards,
Vlad.

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