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by mwyoung
Tue Jun 08, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Fire 1.31 on top.
Replies: 7
Views: 2528

Re: Fire 1.31 on top.

Yes .

Bishop Pair = 70

Move on ponderhit = Never.


Update on testing....

Fire 1.31 w32- Deep Rybka 4 w32.........................9.5 - 5.5 +5/=9/-1 63.33%
Fire 1.31 w32 - Houdini 1.01 w32 4_CPU..............7.5 - 6.5 +2/=11/-1 53.57%
by mwyoung
Tue Jun 08, 2010 6:55 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Fire 1.31 on top.
Replies: 7
Views: 2528

Fire 1.31 on top.

I have been a bit disappointed with Fire 1.31. It is a super strong program, but it would always get ground down by Houdini or earlier version of Firebird, or other strong programs from time to time. After looking at Fire 1.31 losses, it became clear to me that Fire 1.31 under valued the bishops. I ...
by mwyoung
Sun May 30, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rybka 4 rating CCRL, CEGT 40/4
Replies: 62
Views: 19486

Rybka 4 rating CCRL, CEGT 40/4

Rybka 4 is performing only mildly better then Rybka 3 in the CCRL, and CEGT ratings. CCRL 40/4 Rybka 4 3286 +/- 26 Rybka 3 3260 Elo gain of 26 with an error bar of 26. CEGT 40/4 Rybka 4 3265 +/- 24 Rybka 3 3231 Elo gain 34 with an error bar of 24 Not a good showing for Rybka 4 after waiting almost 2...
by mwyoung
Sat May 29, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: is rybka worth the money
Replies: 29
Views: 9838

Re: is rybka worth the money

In my testing Rybka 4 is stronger then stockfish 1.7.1. I am testing with slower TC games so I only have 150 games for Rybka 4. But this is enough to get an idea were things are going. Rybka 4 seems stronger then Rybka 3. To answer your question, is Rybka4 worth the money. Yes is you would like a st...
by mwyoung
Sun May 16, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Quote for GM Shabalov on Chess FM.
Replies: 19
Views: 6328

Re: Quote from GM Shabalov on Chess FM.

It is striking what he said if true. The US Championship has the 24 best players in the US. And he said not one of them use Fritz or Rybka anymore.
by mwyoung
Sat May 15, 2010 11:53 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Quote for GM Shabalov on Chess FM.
Replies: 19
Views: 6328

Quote for GM Shabalov on Chess FM.

"No one uses Rybka or Fritz to analyse games anymore, at least not in this tournament. There are better programs out.....like Firebird...."