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Which Engine Plays Like Human?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #61


    But the computer would have to calculate with each player playing each side of the game being of sufficient rate (say 1300-1500elo v. 1500-2200elo), so as to eliminate the computer discovering games where useless errors would not have occurred in tournament like play.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #62


    And then, because there would be so many possible ways this ending could be achieved, discover which computer recombinant proof where the number of different games, say >1 or >2 possessed the first six exact same moves for the side superior (king and bishop or king and pawn, v. inferior, king and knight or king and rook, possible allowing for random association at endgame point..though more hefty calcs) at the conclusion of the game. let's try it mates

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #63


    but I was also wondering on the point, and please correct me, who would be based on averages more likely to win, with whatever opening, white or black... and why is it such a racially divisive game for God's sake??????

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #64


    I just got Chessmaster 10, and I'm seriously impressed. Fritz has a bit more depth and I like some aspects of it more, but Chessmaster is the better teacher (at least for me). And I agree, being able to play Capablanca or Petrosian (which I've tried) is very interesting.

    On Fritz you can ignore the resignation by insisting the computer make a move. 

    I've upgraded to Fritz 13, so the comments about Fritz 10 should be applied to 13. I've learned plenty from both Fritz and Chessmaster.

    I don't know why UBI doesn't make Chessmaster any more. Great program. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #65


    Wow, what's the cheapest program? Thanks for the int.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #66


    I think the chess GUI/Engine is Dasher.. This already has personalities with set ratings that range from 1000 to 2700..

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #67


    Isn't this essentially like asking why Super-GMs don't play like NMs?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #68


    I'm partial to Hiarcs for natural moves at novice and club levels. It's stronger than its rating at the lowest levels, but that's about the only criticism I can think of.

    Shredder gets honorable mention. At novice levels it can't seem to remember the basic checkmates.


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #69


    Yes Hiarcs is known for it's human like play. There is a guy named Mato Jelic on youtube that comments on a few notable games of Hiarcs vs. other powerful engines. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #70


    The Ivanov Engine. Laughing

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #71


    I've just been playing Tal on chess master and actually managed a draw. Play style was nothing like tal. very boring game with just kings left on the board. I want somthing that actually plays like him. Not just shares his name. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #72


    What about Houdini and Stockfish?

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