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by Carl Hibbard
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF to scrap its grading system
Replies: 267
Views: 12554

Re: ECF Monthly Grading Consultation

Angus French wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:11 pm
Can I suggest to the Mods that this topic is combined with this one: viewtopic.php?f=25&t=9988?
Topic was merged.
by Carl Hibbard
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF to scrap its grading system
Replies: 267
Views: 12554

Re: ECF Monthly Grading Consultation

Do I really need to be here?
by Carl Hibbard
Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Board Emails
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Re: Board Emails

Carl Hibbard wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:38 pm
A minor issue with board emails late today is under investigation.
This was a load fault so cannot really be resolved however it is now working fine.
by Carl Hibbard
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Board Emails
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Board Emails

A minor issue with board emails late today is under investigation.
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Tata Steel Wijk Aan Zee Fri 11th to Sun 27th Jan 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 4374

Re: Tata Steel Wijk Aan Zee Fri 11th to Sun 27th Jan 2019

Sam bounced back victorious today Yes I was glad to see that. He seems a good guy and I was very shocked to see an ignoramus on chess24 calling this as a case of match-fixing, Peter Svidler explains the Giri-Shankland ending very clearly on chess24 (Premium members only). https://chess24.com/en/rea...
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Past recollection a split topic
Replies: 18
Views: 512

Re: Past recollection a split topic

Carl Hibbard wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:57 am
I agree locked for later tidy up as I have to go out so either myself or Jack will sort this one.
Hmm I had a go at a split topic but it is hard work.
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Fake Registrations
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

Re: Fake Registrations

Loads of fakes and a few not using real names so a delay will catch up in a couple of weeks sorry. The registration process is a little out of control so please contact me if you are waiting a registration. The registration problem is ongoing if you waiting approval please contact me. A quick remin...
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic
Replies: 33
Views: 3177

Re: London Chess Classic

When you make a post you have a short period of time during which the delete function is available. I don’t think it’s a period of time. It’s just until somebody else posts on the thread. That seems to make sense as the delete function was gone when I looked after reading your post. That seems corr...
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic
Replies: 33
Views: 3177

Re: London Chess Classic

Brian Towers wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:29 pm
NickFaulks wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:40 pm
How did you delete that post without leaving a trace?
When you make a post you have a short period of time during which the delete function is available.
I am not sure myself I would need to create a user account but I always thought members could delete their own posts.
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Session Issue?
Replies: 7
Views: 526

Re: Session Issue?

I have increased one of the security settings on this one but it might affect perhaps AOL users do we still have any of those?
by Carl Hibbard
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Weekend Maintenance
Replies: 28
Views: 4330

Re: Weekend Maintenance

There will some downtime and maintenance again over the holiday weekend to renew the certificate. A brief outage this afternoon at some point again for the certificate to renew. Some downtime again this weekend to renew the certificate. The certificate was renewed and the maintenance is complete.
by Carl Hibbard
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alpha Zero (redux)
Replies: 27
Views: 4083

Re: Alpha Zero (redux)

4 selected games with analysis by Lc0: [Event "Computer Match"] [Site "London, UK"] [Date "2018.01.18"] [Round "10989234335749346250"] [White "Stockfish 8"] [Black "AlphaZero"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] 1. d4 {book or force} 1. ... Nf6 {book or force} 2. c4 {book or force} 2. ... g6 {book or force} 3. Nc3 ...
by Carl Hibbard
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Weekend Maintenance
Replies: 28
Views: 4330

Re: Weekend Maintenance

The outage just was me renewing the certificate for the site. There will some downtime and maintenance again over the holiday weekend to renew the certificate. A brief outage this afternoon at some point again for the certificate to renew. Some downtime again this weekend to renew the certificate.
by Carl Hibbard
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alpha Zero (redux)
Replies: 27
Views: 4083

Re: Alpha Zero (redux)

Replay might be a bit slow I had to increase the maximum post size to even paste them in.

20 games with analysis by Stockfish 10:

10 games (2016 TCEC opening book)
10 games (no opening book)

Source was:
https://www.chess.com/news/view/updated ... game-match
by Carl Hibbard
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alpha Zero (redux)
Replies: 27
Views: 4083

Re: Alpha Zero (redux)

10 games (no opening book) [Event "Computer Match"] [Site "London, UK"] [Date "2018.01.18"] [Round "11542767294934054345"] [White "AlphaZero"] [Black "Stockfish 8"] [Result "1-0"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 ({30:0.3} 5. a3 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 d6 7. d4 Re8 8. g3 b6 $10) ({30:0.41} 5. e3...