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:
Honey family updated to version 13.1b, the bug seems to be fixed. Here are the binaries for apple-silicon:
My fourth game in the online town championship was a roller coaster: A typical Leningrad Dutch opening, quite interesting maneuvers and a finish, where we both missed a win.
Two Three tools for extracting information and/or manipulating large pgn files. Especially pgn-extract did impress me. From lichess I downloaded a file (213 GB!) for later training a NN. It took close to 12h on a single CPU but I was able to extract around 5 GB of games, filtering time control between 900 and 3600 seconds plus dividing the files into the ECO codes A – E.
(Update:) Someone asked for the uci-analyser, here you go:
…at my DGT board in a kind of official tournament:
More updates for the m1, Igel-3.0.0, mayhem-3.9 and the Honey family 13.1:
Three new engines for the M1: berserk, fairy-stockfish, loki
Two updates: cfish and stockfish