STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

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STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

Post by swami » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:20 am

Chapter 6 of the Strategic Test Suite: Re-Capturing is now available for download.

* Consists of carefully selected 100 questionairres on "Re-Capturing"

* All of the questions in this test suite are selected by me and thoroughly verified by Dann Corbitt - Each question has been analysed by top engines for hours. I initially selected about 160 problems and sent them to Dann, of which 100 has passed criteria. Dann then made the final selection after thorough tests.

* All the answers carry similar traits:
  • (1) Which Piece to use to re-capture.
    (2) Tests your engine's understanding of Recapturing, choosing the best piece to re-capture, Mobility, Piece Activity.
    (3) Covers different sequence of recaptures with slightly modified positions.
Download it! here:
http://sites.google.com/site/strategict ... -capturing

Feel free to report the results from your engine/ favourite engine, suggestions are welcome.

Thanks to those who reported bugs and tested out the v1.0, v2.0, v3.0 and v4.0.

Test Suite Release time: 22nd of September 2009
Swaminathan and Dann Corbit

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Re: STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

Post by pedrox » Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:34 pm

DanaSah 4.24 --> 65/100 --> 7 s position --> AMD X2 4600+

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Re: STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

Post by swami » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:56 am

I've run this test with few engines: at 10 seconds per position.

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Bright 0.5b - 76 
Chiron - 71

Bugchess - 69
Twisted Logic - 68
Alaric - 68
Cerebro - 66
Delfi - 66
Glaurung - 64
Slowchess - 64 
The Baron - 64
Aristarch - 63

Day Dreamer - 56
Simplex - 50
Glaurung really needs improvement on this one though.

Everyone else please keep reporting your results/bugs if any!! :D

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Re: STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

Post by swami » Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:20 am

swami wrote:I've run this test with few engines: at 10 seconds per position.

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Glaurung - 64
Glaurung really needs improvement on this one though.
Stockfish 1.4 - 77/100!!

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Re: STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

Post by swami » Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:24 am

swami wrote:
swami wrote:I've run this test with few engines: at 10 seconds per position.

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Glaurung - 64
Glaurung really needs improvement on this one though.
Stockfish 1.4 - 77/100!!
I might add that Stockfish used 4 threads while Glaurung used 2. It's still a significant improvement though...

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Re: STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

Post by Vinvin » Fri Sep 25, 2009 8:41 am

Thanks for the test suite !

But I see an other great news : "Bright 0.5b" !!
Is it possible to download it somewhere ?

thanks,
Vincent

swami wrote:I've run this test with few engines: at 10 seconds per position.

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Bright 0.5b - 76 
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Re: STS (v6.0) - "Re-Capturing"

Post by swami » Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:56 am

Vinvin wrote:Thanks for the test suite !

But I see an other great news : "Bright 0.5b" !!
Is it possible to download it somewhere ?

thanks,
Vincent

swami wrote:I've run this test with few engines: at 10 seconds per position.

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Bright 0.5b - 76 
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You're welcome, Vincent. I think Bright 0.5b is private and it was sent only to me prior to the ACCA. I was told that there wasn't much difference strength-wise to the current public version.

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