During a rainy vacancy day I found some time to update a few engines. Below you’ll find berserk-4.4.0, corchess-1.4 (July sources), crystal-3.2, Honey-v14, stash-bot-31.0, stockfish-14, sugar-AI-2.2 and also some slim binaries, all for apple-silicon.
The town championship is already finished but I still owe you two games. So here is a nice fight from round 8.
Five updates for the m1: berserk-4.2.0, Ethereal-13.0.0, honey-13.2.1, mayhem-5.0, shashchess-17.1
…my DGT board didn’t link to Lichess yesterday. DGT LiveChess 2.2.5 worked fine. Because it was only few minutes before the scheduled game I had no chance to search for the error.
Updated sugar and honey for apple-silicon (M1):
For those who like to experiment with different nets I built slim versions of the stockfish family for apple-silicon (M1). The common build usually embeds a default net which lets the size of the binary grow to 20+MB. Thanks to a hint in a German chess forum I now know how to exclude the net. I added
Five updates for apple-silicon (M1): clover-2.3.1, igel-3.0.5, mayhem-4.5, shashchess-17 and stash-bot-30. Some new engines might follow this weekend…
In the sixth round of our online town championship I won my first – and a thrilling – game with the black pieces. Again I played on a DGT board connected to the server with DGT Live Chess on my Apple M1.
In the opening I chose the Dirty Harry Sicilian, a nice surprise weapon not only in blitz or rapid games. Perhaps it’s also playable in «over the board» tournament games at our level. I won’t tell you too much about the lines here. The repertoire was developed by «ChessExplained» Christof Sielecki. The theory and the interesting story behind its birth is available at chessable.com.
5th round of our online town championship, second win. Again I played with my DGT chess board and DGT Live Chess and had no technical problems.
Four new engines for the M1 and
two three updates: