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Video : How do modern chess engines work ?

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Post by brtzsnr » Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:36 pm

The presenter mentions Tord's talk https://youtu.be/pUyURF1Tqvg?t=1218 Is that talk uploaded somewhere?

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Post by pferd » Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:33 pm

brtzsnr wrote:The presenter mentions Tord's talk https://youtu.be/pUyURF1Tqvg?t=1218 Is that talk uploaded somewhere?
Here you go https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0L3AuJUkk0

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Re: Video : How do modern chess engines work ?

Post by yurikvelo » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:36 am

Spokesperson answered that Stockfish need modern 4-core PC to beat top humans.

Ain't 1-core ARM CPU enough?

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Post by Vinvin » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:44 am

yurikvelo wrote:Spokesperson answered that Stockfish need modern 4-core PC to beat top humans.

Ain't 1-core ARM CPU enough?
A lot of other parameters have to be knows to answer :

What's the opening book ?
Does the engine have close positions detection ?
What time control ?
Do we talk about top 5 or top 100 humans ?
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Re: Video : How do modern chess engines work ?

Post by yurikvelo » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:57 am

Vinvin wrote:A lot of other parameters have to be knows to answer :
Are they really matter?

Vinvin wrote:What's the opening book ?
machine team choice
Vinvin wrote:Does the engine have close positions detection ?
AFAIK SF7 has no such detection
Vinvin wrote:What time control ?
Blitz, Rapid, Normal
Vinvin wrote:Do we talk about top 5 or top 100 humans ?...
Top 5

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Re: Video : How do modern chess engines work ?

Post by Vinvin » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:34 am

yurikvelo wrote:
Vinvin wrote:A lot of other parameters have to be knows to answer :
Are they really matter?

Vinvin wrote:What's the opening book ?
machine team choice
Vinvin wrote:Does the engine have close positions detection ?
AFAIK SF7 has no such detection
Vinvin wrote:What time control ?
Blitz, Rapid, Normal
Vinvin wrote:Do we talk about top 5 or top 100 humans ?...
Top 5
More : 2 important questions : Does the human can train against the same engine before the match ? Does the human have access to the opening book before the match ?

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Post by Vinvin » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:51 am

yurikvelo wrote:Spokesperson answered that Stockfish need modern 4-core PC to beat top humans.

Ain't 1-core ARM CPU enough?
And what does he means by "to beat" ?
1 win in 100 games ?
100 wins in 100 games ?
51 wins in 100 games ?

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Re: Video : How do modern chess engines work ?

Post by Vinvin » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:57 am

Vinvin wrote:
yurikvelo wrote:
Vinvin wrote:A lot of other parameters have to be knows to answer :
Are they really matter?

Vinvin wrote:What's the opening book ?
machine team choice
Vinvin wrote:Does the engine have close positions detection ?
AFAIK SF7 has no such detection
Vinvin wrote:What time control ?
Blitz, Rapid, Normal
Vinvin wrote:Do we talk about top 5 or top 100 humans ?...
Top 5
More : 2 important questions : Does the human can train against the same engine before the match ? Does the human have access to the opening book before the match ?
Does the engine make some randomization to chose its move or does he compute the same "best" move in all positions ?
How big is the opening book ?
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