STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

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swami
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STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

Post by swami » Thu Jul 15, 2010 1:08 am

Version 12 of the Strategic Test Suite series is now available for download.

* Consists of carefully selected 100 test positions on "Center Control"

Information:

Posting the piece in the center in early middle game to late middle game.

4 central squares (e4,d4,d5,e5) are the most important squares. It's obvious someone has to take control before their opponent does.

It consists of:

* Posting the piece in the center.
* Usually a Queen/Rook/Bishop/Knight.
* No pawn moves.
* Plan is to post the piece in the center and exert pressure on other side.
* Another plan is to have access to more squares on the board.


Tests engine's strength on initiative, and mobility.

Download it! here:

https://sites.google.com/site/strategic ... er-control

Test Suite release time: 15th of July, 2010
Swaminathan and Dann Corbit

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Re: STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

Post by yanquis1972 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:13 am

Ryba4 x64 @ 3 ghz/60s move solved 88/100.

would be interested to see fast multicore results @ 10s/move.

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Re: STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

Post by swami » Thu Jul 15, 2010 6:29 am

yanquis1972 wrote:Ryba4 x64 @ 3 ghz/60s move solved 88/100.

would be interested to see fast multicore results @ 10s/move.
Thanks, for the interesting result. Yeah I hope those with better hardware could post their engine results.

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Re: STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

Post by yanquis1972 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:44 am

Ivanhoe54 under same conditions; 90/100.

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Re: STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

Post by vladstamate » Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:22 pm

Hi,

Plisk025 x64 on Phenom 2.4Ghz did 64/100 @10sec/pos.

Regards,
Vlad.

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Re: STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

Post by swami » Thu Jul 15, 2010 4:26 pm

vladstamate wrote:Hi,

Plisk025 x64 on Phenom 2.4Ghz did 64/100 @10sec/pos.

Regards,
Vlad.
Thanks for the test, Vlad.

It appears to be moderate in difficulty, while STS 11 was certainly bit difficult but not as much as STS 8 and 9.

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Re: STS (v12.0) - "Center Control"

Post by yanquis1972 » Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:19 am

HIARCS 13 SP 74/100

Houdini 1.03 1CPU x64 87/100

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