Updates for the m1: berserk-4.5.1, lc0-0.28, mayhem-5.7, shashchess-18.1, stockfish-20210912, sugar-AI-2.4, sugar-AI-ICCF-2.4
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.