Latest Updates:
Chess and Computers Chess and Computers
For the discussion of computers and chess programs
(Moderator: Smyslov_Fan)
Topics: 466
Posts: 4683
Pages Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 24
There are no actions to perform.
Subject / Started By Replies Views Last Post Sort (Z-A)
 Important Topics
Sticky Topic
The best analysis program?
Is there any consensus as to the best analysis program at the moment? Has Rybka been overtaken by Houdini, Fire, Hiarcs, Komodo et al yet? Undecided

Started 01/24/12 at 14:07:41 by GMTonyKosten
« Pages 1 2 ... 11 12 13 all »
187 159179 Last Post 06/13/19 at 10:54:55
By: Pawnpusher
 Board Topics
Normal Topic
Stockfish 11
This has been released and is available at the usual haunts!

Started 01/20/20 at 14:42:05 by Pawnpusher
1 167 Last Post 01/21/20 at 08:38:30
By: Leon_Trotsky
Normal Topic
KingBase site is down?
It is a great source to get a free updated chess database. In my case, using scid as I use, it would be even easier because they provide a scid-compatible version (not need to convert from chessbase o...

Started 01/16/20 at 11:59:01 by CanadianClub
0 106 Last Post 01/16/20 at 11:59:01
By: CanadianClub
Normal Topic
Filter games according to my repertoire
Hello everyone,
Is there a tool - if possible a freeware - 
that from two repertoire databases for each color  (in Chessbase or PGN format)
filters all games of another database or PG...

Started 06/07/19 at 10:44:19 by Tartakaviar
This topic contains 1 attachment
5 1252 Last Post 01/04/20 at 13:37:21
By: Tartakaviar
Normal Topic
Stockfish 10 on Android Devices
Wondered if anyone could help please? Not being of the IT generation is possible to put Stockfish 10 onto my Lenovo E10 and if so how (in very simple language if possible) I would do it?

Started 12/27/19 at 17:17:44 by MW
5 251 Last Post 12/28/19 at 05:23:11
By: Jupp53
Normal Topic
Best engine for sparring
I am looking for a good computer sparring partner.
My experience with chess engines when you handicap them is that they don't often make very human mistakes, but that is the sort of behaviour I'd...

Started 11/06/19 at 21:29:56 by gillbod
9 1113 Last Post 12/16/19 at 13:48:42
By: Rouget
Normal Topic
Fat Fritz
There seems to be some discussion about Fritz 17 and the neural network, and what model of gpu is the minimum to get good results. Anyone up to speed on this issue?

Started 11/14/19 at 11:47:17 by Pawnpusher
6 879 Last Post 11/25/19 at 19:53:04
By: mattchess
Normal Topic
hash memory with multiple engine instances
Looking for some advice.  I recently suggested in another forum that I was using 2048 mb per engine instance and it was suggested this is overkill.
Anyone have any advice and suggested rationale ...

Started 11/23/19 at 21:34:23 by mattchess
2 223 Last Post 11/24/19 at 00:57:08
By: mattchess
Normal Topic
What chess software can talk to "Cloud engines"?
Is there chess interface / database software that can talk to a chess engine running on some Cloud server? Like send positions to them and store returned analysis.
If so, how could I make such a ...

Started 10/01/19 at 09:40:07 by Scarblac
6 721 Last Post 11/23/19 at 21:23:46
By: mattchess
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
New version of LcO
The newest version, changes to evaluation. Easy to set up and free, why not?

Started 06/22/19 at 13:30:32 by Pawnpusher
« Pages 1 2 3 4 5 all »
72 9259 Last Post 11/19/19 at 14:21:22
By: Jupp53
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
Windows 10 update made Leela insane
I just updated Windows 10 with the latest patch. After the update, I went back to analysing my openings and turned on Leela 22.0. The engine is completely insane, with evaluations and move recommendat...

Started 10/01/19 at 03:06:28 by Leon_Trotsky
« Pages 1 2 all »
16 1584 Last Post 10/11/19 at 10:02:07
By: Pawnpusher
Normal Topic
BrainLearn 4.1
A relatively new attempt to combine some of the ideas behind neural net/ linear algebra in an engine that is based on Stockfish but using a different learning approach. If you are familiar with Shash ...

Started 09/10/19 at 11:01:28 by Pawnpusher
2 734 Last Post 09/11/19 at 10:35:32
By: Pawnpusher
Normal Topic
How to remove thinking arrows in Lucas Chess?
Hi, I've just installed Lucas Chess to enjoy watching engines playing each other. It all looks great, except that during a game there are extremely distracting huge arrows that show the moves the engi...

Started 09/01/19 at 05:29:52 by jewelmind
0 532 Last Post 09/01/19 at 05:29:52
By: jewelmind
Normal Topic
Is anyone familiar with this? I tried to install, because the premise sounds great, but I couldn't quite make it work.

Started 08/26/19 at 18:41:10 by Pawnpusher
1 708 Last Post 08/28/19 at 06:20:13
By: msiipola
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
Desktop setup for chess analysis
Hi all,
not much going on in this sub-forum it seems. But I will try to get a discussion started at least.
Currently, I have a 4 year old computer, Intel core i5-6600k, 32 GB RAM@2133 MHz. I...

Started 08/08/19 at 17:59:36 by fling
« Pages 1 2 all »
16 2488 Last Post 08/22/19 at 21:57:44
By: fling
Normal Topic
ChessBase 15 crashes, renames game files
I do not know why, when I run Leela for long time periods it lags my entire computer. Sometimes it gets so heavy that ChessBase crashes saying "ChessBase is not responding" and prompts me to close. Wh...

Started 08/13/19 at 04:54:52 by Leon_Trotsky
2 645 Last Post 08/16/19 at 04:45:19
By: Leon_Trotsky
Normal Topic
Nibbler gui
I recently downloaded this gui, and it is very interesting. It is designed (mostly specifically) for LcO and it has some very interesting features. I found it on github.

Started 08/10/19 at 16:16:18 by Pawnpusher
3 948 Last Post 08/12/19 at 18:05:07
By: fling
Normal Topic
Chessbase 15 Question
guys Have a problem with chessbase 15, if I open a game or database the window does not come up in front it stays under I have to click on the taskbar to see the window. any idea what is wrong how to ...

Started 08/06/19 at 22:41:29 by LANDRO
0 665 Last Post 08/06/19 at 22:41:29
Normal Topic
Subtree grafting with ChessBase
Say I have a bunch of variations that are in a game following a specific move order. I now want to move or copy these variations to another move in the game that has the same position (i.e. I want to ...

Started 08/06/19 at 11:48:58 by JFugre
1 699 Last Post 08/06/19 at 13:25:50
By: an ordinary chessplayer
Normal Topic
Vertically aligned game notation
Is there a way to vertically align the main moves in the game notation in ChessBase or Hiarcs Chess Explorer?
A screenshot from an older version of Hiarcs shows what I mean:
- The

Started 07/28/19 at 22:27:02 by Paul Cumbers
0 649 Last Post 07/28/19 at 22:27:02
By: Paul Cumbers
Pages Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 24
There are no actions to perform.
Normal Topic Normal Topic
Sticky Topic Sticky Topic
Locked Topic Locked Topic
Locked Topic Sticky Locked Topic
Moved Topic Moved Topic
Global Announcement Global Announcement
Locked Global Announcement Locked Global Announcement
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
You can view Topics in this Board.

You cannot post replies to Topics in this Board.
You cannot start new Topics in this Board.
You cannot post Attachments in this Board.
You cannot start Polls in this Board.
  ‹ Board Index   Top