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Reality or joke

Post by Guest71 » Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:02 pm

From several days in Chess2U forum are published, by a moderator, individual matches of an alleged new chess engine.
It is reality or just a "joke"?
Look with your eyes ..
http://www.chess2u.com/t8307-new-vs-houdini-4

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Re: Reality or joke

Post by bob » Sat Mar 29, 2014 4:18 pm

Guest71 wrote:From several days in Chess2U forum are published, by a moderator, individual matches of an alleged new chess engine.
It is reality or just a "joke"?
Look with your eyes ..
http://www.chess2u.com/t8307-new-vs-houdini-4
I would consider the date and what is approaching.

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Re: Reality or joke

Post by Guest71 » Sat Mar 29, 2014 4:35 pm

bob wrote:
Guest71 wrote:From several days in Chess2U forum are published, by a moderator, individual matches of an alleged new chess engine.
It is reality or just a "joke"?
Look with your eyes ..
http://www.chess2u.com/t8307-new-vs-houdini-4
I would consider the date and what is approaching.
I also thought it was only a joke, but why hide a engine (that I believe is Stockfish) and keep going day after day with such a farce
:?: :!:

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Re: Reality or joke

Post by Guest71 » Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:41 pm

Unfortunately, only those who are registered can discover the secret ....
It is a. Exe called "ChessCombiV1" that combines engines Stockfish + Houdini in a one engine only....
Really a "great combination"!

http://www.chess2u.com/t8349-chess2u-sy ... ong-engine

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Re: Reality or joke

Post by zullil » Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:51 pm

Guest71 wrote:combines engines Stockfish + Houdini in a one engine only....
Whatever that means ...

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Re: Reality or joke

Post by JuLieN » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:06 pm

Guest71 wrote:Unfortunately, only those who are registered can discover the secret ....
It is a. Exe called "ChessCombiV1" that combines engines Stockfish + Houdini in a one engine only....
Really a "great combination"!

http://www.chess2u.com/t8349-chess2u-sy ... ong-engine
If it's a commercial version of Houdini, then releasing it is illegal...
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Re: Reality or joke

Post by Guest71 » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:28 pm

JuLieN wrote:
Guest71 wrote:Unfortunately, only those who are registered can discover the secret ....
It is a. Exe called "ChessCombiV1" that combines engines Stockfish + Houdini in a one engine only....
Really a "great combination"!

http://www.chess2u.com/t8349-chess2u-sy ... ong-engine
If it's a commercial version of Houdini, then releasing it is illegal...
I do not know if it's illegal, but configuring everything as described is this:

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loaded the engine it works perfectly, but it seems most stockfish than houdini ...ImageImage

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Re: Reality or joke

Post by JuLieN » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:30 pm

Guest71 wrote:
JuLieN wrote:
Guest71 wrote:Unfortunately, only those who are registered can discover the secret ....
It is a. Exe called "ChessCombiV1" that combines engines Stockfish + Houdini in a one engine only....
Really a "great combination"!

http://www.chess2u.com/t8349-chess2u-sy ... ong-engine
If it's a commercial version of Houdini, then releasing it is illegal...
I do not know if it's illegal, but configuring everything as described is this:

Image

loaded the engine it works perfectly, but it seems most stockfish than houdini ...ImageImage
Oh, if the exe doesn't include the engines then it's perfectly legal of course ! :)
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Re: Reality or joke

Post by cdani » Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:04 pm

This idea of using two engines as one by selecting moves of one or another following i don't know which algorithm was in my long term list of ideas. Of course the algorithm can be optimized also by tests. I'm happy someone has done it.

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Re: Reality or joke

Post by Xann » Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:24 am

cdani wrote:This idea of using two engines as one by selecting moves of one or another following i don't know which algorithm was in my long term list of ideas. Of course the algorithm can be optimized also by tests. I'm happy someone has done it.
I think it was the subject of Stefan Meyer-Kahlen's master's thesis (yes, in the 90's)! It was later added to Shredder GUI under the name "triple brain" (two engines + referee).

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