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CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by mvk » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:55 pm

Dear all,

Please be noted that the following nice programmer tournaments are coming soon:

Saturday/Sunday May 10-11 -- 1st CSVN Internet Tournament
Warm-up for Leiden. 7 rounds Swiss, open tournament, 2 days, 45min time control, of course on HGM’s server. Time and technical details will be posted in talkchess.com and on the csvn site by the end of April. Register with Marcel van Kervinck anytime before May 10.

Saturday/Sunday May 17-18 Leiden -- 46th Programmers Tournament
The annual fight for the Theo van der Storm trophy! Schedule and participation rules on csvn.nl, or in the upcoming edition of `Computerschaak'. Of course open for both members and non-members of the CSVN. Register with Jan Krabbenbos no later than May 12.

In addition to these programmer tournaments, the CSVN will also host the User Tournament on Saturday May 17, and the Open Engine tournament on Sunday May 18.

Hope to see you soon,

Marcel & Richard
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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by flok » Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:34 pm

Hi,

I would like to join the match at both HGMs server and in Leiden.
The nick at HGM's server will be "PuppetMaster".
Hopefully I'll be able to send a similarity-test report by then. There's still some work to do altough I made great steps last couple of days.

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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by mvk » Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:30 pm

This is a reminder for the upcoming CSVN tournaments, as well as a confirmation of the round schedule during these days.

Saturday/Sunday May 10-11 -- 1st CSVN Internet Tournament (HGM's server)

Warm-up for Leiden. 7 rounds Swiss, open online tournament, 2 days, 45min time control, of course on HGM’s server. Register with Marcel van Kervinck (PM or mail to <marcelk@bitpit.net>) anytime before May 10.

Schedule:

Saturday, May 10
15:30 ~ 17:00 -- Round 1 (13:30 UTC; 9:30 Eastern Daylight Time)
17:00 ~ 18:30 -- Round 2
18:30 ~ 19:00 -- Break
19:00 ~ 20:30 -- Round 3

20:30 ~ 21:00 -- Break
21:00 --> HGM's monthly blitz tournament! (May 2014)


Sunday, May 11
14:00 ~ 15:30 -- Round 4 (12:00 UTC; 8:00 Eastern Daylight Time)
15:30 ~ 17:00 -- Round 5
17:00 ~ 18:30 -- Round 6
18:30 ~ 19:00 -- Break
19:00 ~ 20:30 -- Round 7

The times are HGM server time == Amsterdam DST time == UTC+2.


Saturday/Sunday May 17-18 Leiden -- 46th Programmers Tournament (Leiden)

The annual fight for the Theo van der Storm trophy! Schedule and participation rules on csvn.nl, or in the upcoming edition of `Computerschaak'. Of course open for both members and non-members of the CSVN. Register with Jan Krabbenbos no later than May 12.

Schedule:

Saturday, May 17
12:00 ~ 14:00 - Round 1
14:50 ~ 16:50 - Round 2
17:00 ~ 19:00 - Round 3

Sunday, May 18
09:45 ~ 11:45 - Round 4
11:55 ~ 13:55 - Round 5
14:05 ~ 16:05 - Round 6
16:15 ~ 18:15 - Round 7
18:30 - Award ceremony

In addition to these programmer tournaments, the CSVN will also host the User Tournament on Saturday May 17, and the Open Engine tournament on Sunday May 18.

Hope to see you soon,

Marcel & Richard
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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by hgm » Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:26 pm

For the on-line event, note that I have migrated my ICS to the domain winboard.nl. This is not merely an alias for my old IP address, but a VPS in a data center, which hopefully will have more reliable connection than my ISP.

No ICS will be available anymore on the old IP address. The machine I was runing it on (an ASUS EEE laptop) no longer wants to boot, and starts to make a sound like a tortured cat in the attempt. So I have only little hope it will be possible to rescue any account information from there, to transplant it to the new ICS. The new command to connect will thus be:

winboard -ics -icshost winboard.nl -zp -fcp ENGINE.exe -fd ENGINEFOLDER -autoKibitz

(possibly augmented with -fUCI).

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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:27 pm

Do you have simple example code how to create a Winboard interface.
So I can convert it into C# code and add my own engine code.

I use C#.NET (actually asp.net mvc) so maybe i could split my current chess program and extract an engine if it is not too difficult.

[Actually the reason why I started a chess program was to learn ASP.NET ( MVC)]

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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:01 pm

Ok seems that I have to create a console application.

Can I use this too. Or is it out of date.

http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/interfacing.txt

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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by hgm » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:30 pm

That is very much older, and i don't think it contains anything that was not in the WB-forum thread. But I don't think there was anything there that was wrong, so you can still use it.

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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:33 pm

Ok. Fools only. I did not see the scroll bar. So I thought something was missing for I only saw four lines of code.

So if I have created a console application that can understand winboard protocol what do I need to test it ?

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Re: CSVN Programmers' Tournaments May 2014

Post by hgm » Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:04 pm

WinBoard, I suppose. (Or XBoard, when you run on Linux.) And opponents. (But WinBoard comes with Fairy-Max and optionally Fruit and Pulsar, and on Linux there are many packages with engines of various strength, amongst which fairymax.)

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