TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1.9

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Martin Thoresen
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TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1.9

Post by Martin Thoresen » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:13 pm

TCEC MATCH 5

http://www.tcec-chess.org/live.php

STARTS SUNDAY OCTOBER 3rd @ 11:00 CEST

For chat please visit http://chessbomb.com/
Note: Don't pay too much attention to their built-in computer analysis
since it's running multi pv which slows it down considerably.

Misc:
Match length: 32 games
Openings: PGN can be viewed from the live page. Randomly selected - and each engines will play both black & white per opening.
See the Info page for more details.
For news and updates check the News page regularly.

Participants:
Rybka 4 64-bit 4CPU
Stockfish 1.9 64-bit 4CPU

Time Control:
120 Minutes for the first 40 moves - 60 minutes for the next 20 moves then
15 minutes for the rest + 30 seconds added per move from move 61

Graphical User Interface:
Type: ChessGUI 0.201
Resign: +/- 5.50 eval for 3 moves in a row (both engines)
Draw: After move 40 an eval of +0.05/-0.05 for 4 moves in a row (both engines) - if there is a pawn advance, or a capture by any kind, this draw counter will reset.
Ponder: Off
Hash: 2048 MB
Nalimov tablebases: "3 4 5 Men"

Damir
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Re: TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1

Post by Damir » Sat Oct 02, 2010 6:44 pm

Hi Martin

Is it not a little bit unfair to use single core engines VS 4 core engines ?

I think that single core Houdini can beat 4 core Hannibal if it was available,

not the other way around...

Regards

Damir

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Re: TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1

Post by Martin Thoresen » Sat Oct 02, 2010 6:54 pm

Damir wrote:Hi Martin

Is it not a little bit unfair to use single core engines VS 4 core engines ?

I think that single core Houdini can beat 4 core Hannibal if it was available,

not the other way around...

Regards

Damir
The world isn't fair, Damir. ;)

Do you ask that same question when Rybka cluster participates in an "official" event with 128 processor cores?

The thing is - watching the same engines over and over again can get a bit boring when the rate of play is so slow - that's why I want to include other engines from people I respect. Since, in this particular case, Hannibal doesn't support more than one core then one core it is.

Hiarcs doesn't come in a 64-bit version - is that fair or unfair?

Since TCEC is about the games and not the ratings - just enjoy it for what it is.

Best Regards,
Martin

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Re: TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1

Post by Martin Thoresen » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:11 am

TCEC Tournament 3 isn't finished yet - the last game is playing out now,
currently at move 85. The new start for TCEC Match 5 will be 12:30 CEST.

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Re: TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1

Post by Martin Thoresen » Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:37 am

TCEC - Match 5 has now started. The first moves will appear in a few minutes.

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Re: TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1

Post by mhurd » Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:12 pm

Hi Martin

I enjoyed the first game, not sure what Rybka was up to with the queen manoeuvre in the middle game though. Good result in the end. I felt that Stockfish showed the better understanding of the game overall.

Mike

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Re: TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1

Post by Martin Thoresen » Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:25 am

This match is now finished.

Rybka 4 beat Stockfish 1.9 by 18 to 14.
Check out game 32 - it's a very nice win by Stockfish.

You can find it in the archive page.

The next tournament/match will start later this week - keep an eye on the news page for updated information.

PS: The hardware used in TCEC will be upgraded before the next event as well!

S.Taylor
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Re: TCEC Match 5 - Long TC Live Broadcast! R4 vs Stockfish 1

Post by S.Taylor » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:53 pm

Is this result by SF, the best result vs Rybka 4 so far, TCEC?

I'm away, so i cannot see it 24 hours like when at home. But I like S Fishes results towards the end!

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