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Allard Siemelink
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Bright 0.5c released

Post by Allard Siemelink » Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:48 am

Bright 0.5c is now available from:

http://members.ziggo.nl/allard.siemelink/bright/

- all reported bugs fixed (frc, uci nps)
- eval/search refinements
- new book (creation) options,
- new default opening book (small)

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Graham Banks
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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:54 am

Hi Allard,

for 1CPU engines, would Spark 0.3 still be expected to have an edge over this latest Bright?

Cheers,
Graham.
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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by Allard Siemelink » Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:04 am

Graham Banks wrote:Hi Allard,

for 1CPU engines, would Spark 0.3 still be expected to have an edge over this latest Bright?

Cheers,
Graham.
I think so, yes.
But you'd better tell me :)

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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by Graham Banks » Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:06 am

Allard Siemelink wrote:
Graham Banks wrote:Hi Allard,

for 1CPU engines, would Spark 0.3 still be expected to have an edge over this latest Bright?

Cheers,
Graham.
I think so, yes.
But you'd better tell me :)
I thought you might say that. :wink: :lol:
Thanks for your engines.

Cheers,
Graham.
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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by swami » Mon Jan 11, 2010 9:49 am

Bright-0.5c
by Allard Siemelink, Holland.

Strategic Test Suite Conditions:
Arena GUI
10 seconds per position
800 positions
Core2Quad 32 bits, Q6600, 2 GB RAM, 2.4GHZ
Engine uses 139 Mb Hash.
Engine uses 2 cores
Subject-wise Scores:
STS (v1.0) - Undermining:
86/100, Grade: S

STS (v2.1) - Open Files and Diagonals:
82/100, Grade: A+

STS (v3.0) - Knight Outposts/Centralization/Repositioning:
76/100, Grade: A

STS (v4.0) - Square Vacancy:
80/100, Grade: A+

STS (v5.0) - Bishop vs Knight:
73/100, Grade: A-

STS (v6.0) - Re-Capturing:
79/100, Grade: A

STS (v7.0) - Offer of Simplification:
73/100, Grade: A-

STS (v8.1) - Advancement of f/g/h Pawns:
65/100, Grade: B+
Overall Performance:
Total Score: 614/800

Overall Average: 76.75 %

Grade: A
Regards,
Swami
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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by Paloma » Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:00 am

Hi Allard,
downloadlink for spark0.3a/bright0.5c does not appear in Firefox 3.5.7 :-(
only older version 0.3

with IE i was able to download it.

Thanks for the great programs.

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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by swami » Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:26 am

Bright has a better understanding of "Open Files and Diagonals", and "Re-Capturing" than Spark.

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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by Paloma » Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:41 am

Now works with firefox too.

Another Question: why is the difference (in bytes) so big ?
spark-0.3a-vc64.exe ........... 366.592
spark-0.3a-vc64-mp.exe .. 3.251.200

spark-0.3a-gcc64.exe .........221.184
spark-0.3a-gcc64-mp.exe .. 229.376 is similar

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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by beachknight » Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:23 am

Bright 05a (with 1cpu) got a slightly higher score than
Spark 03a (with 2cpu).

Very interesting comparison, indeed.

Best,
hi, merhaba, hallo HT

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Re: Bright 0.5c released

Post by swami » Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:26 am

beachknight wrote:Bright 05a (with 1cpu) got a slightly higher score than
Spark 03a (with 2cpu).

Very interesting comparison, indeed.

Best,
Bright 0.5c used 2 CPU's in STS tests, so does Spark. (Read the conditions)

Perhaps I should now test gcc compile for Spark to see if it gets significantly better scores.

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