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tomitank
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Arena tournament

Post by tomitank » Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:30 pm

Hi all!

How can i run multiple tournaments at the same time on a separate CPU core? (If Arena restart after every 20 games.)

Thanks,
-Tamás

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Re: Arena tournament

Post by elcabesa » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:18 pm

Cutechess doesn't restart every 20 games and it's able to run games in parallel. You can use it from command line or gui.

you can run tournaments with game running in parallel, or launch multiple cutechess in parallel and have more than one tournament running in you machine

Probably there are some other gui to do that, but I only know it

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Re: Arena tournament

Post by CheckersGuy » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:35 pm

tomitank wrote:Hi all!

How can i run multiple tournaments at the same time on a separate CPU core? (If Arena restart after every 20 games.)

Thanks,
-Tamás
I would try starting multiple copies of Arena

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Re: Arena tournament

Post by hgm » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:48 pm

elcabesa wrote:Probably there are some other gui to do that, but I only know it
WinBoard / XBoard, of course. There you can run as many different tournaments as you want simultaneously, and as many games of any of those touramets in parallel at any time you decide you have more cores available or want to allocate them for another purpose.

But the OP wants to know how to do it with Arena. Which I don't know.

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Re: Arena tournament

Post by nitrocan » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:11 pm

+1

Cutechess is by far the best software for running engine tournaments and you can run it on every operating system.

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Re: Arena tournament

Post by hgm » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:15 am

I wouldn't go that far. Although it would definitely be a plus that it runs on Android.

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Re: Arena tournament

Post by tomitank » Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:03 pm

elcabesa wrote:Cutechess doesn't restart every 20 games and it's able to run games in parallel. You can use it from command line or gui.

you can run tournaments with game running in parallel, or launch multiple cutechess in parallel and have more than one tournament running in you machine

Probably there are some other gui to do that, but I only know it
Thanks!
Cute chess is very good and faster (with fix depth torunament) than Arena!

Other:
The Arena program goes crazy after 2048 games.
Did anyone encounter a similar mistake?

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