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nets and LcO (Leela)
The newest release of LcO includes a net that I get 2 to 3 times as many Knps. That has to be a good deal! Just a heads up for a few forum members who (like me) were unsure about how to match up hardw...

Started 03/06/20 at 11:29:30 by Pawnpusher
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By: Pawnpusher
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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
10 3033 Last Post 02/20/20 at 23:56:56
By: Zenchess
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Chessbase 15 problems
Just wanted to post my observations on Chessbase 15. I'm noticing the database is crashing when using the printing feature as it goes into endless loops when previewing documents before printing the g...

Started 12/04/18 at 05:05:46 by HagenWatch1
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By: Straggler
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Laptop battery and analysing with engines
My old laptop had died completely on Sunday. It had many problems, but the main problem was that the battery was drained to the point that when charging, it was stuck at 0%. Eventually it was unable t...

Started 02/11/20 at 20:29:22 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Konstriktor
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Chess Openings Wizard Help
Hi, does anyone know if there is a way to export all of the lines I have entered into COW as one big PGN? PGN -> export line as game seems to only export one line, the one I'm currently viewing, as op...

Started 02/10/20 at 16:19:46 by mn
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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
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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
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By: Jupp53
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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
2 726 Last Post 11/24/19 at 00:57:08
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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 2024 Last Post 11/23/19 at 21:23:46
By: mattchess
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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
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By: Jupp53
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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
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By: Pawnpusher
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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
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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
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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 1189 Last Post 08/28/19 at 06:20:13
By: msiipola
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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
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By: fling
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Install Lc0?
I was interested in using Lc0, but I found I had to install new/other graphic drivers for my Nvidia card (GTX 1080).
Nvidia has recently updated drivers with security fixes, and if I'm going to u...

Started 08/11/19 at 07:01:11 by msiipola
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By: fling
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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 1080 Last Post 08/16/19 at 04:45:19
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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 1599 Last Post 08/12/19 at 18:05:07
By: fling
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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
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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 1046 Last Post 08/06/19 at 13:25:50
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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