Thursday, May 9, 2019

Version 11.16: update of McCain and Komodo

This update is almost the same that last, but with the upgrade of two engines:

  • McCain that is the default tutor used by the program, now updated to version X3. The author is Michael Byrne (link with a lot of information).
  • Komodo, whose authors have freed version 10 (link).
There are some bugs fixed thanks to the feedback of Paul T in relation to chess engines tournaments, and....

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Version 11.15b: minimal fixes, minimal news


  • When analyzing without redoing, it is possible to recalculate all blunders again. (idea of Mattew A.)
  • Database of games: added possibility of set Opening, ECO, PlyCount as tags of games in a database which it has effect when export to pgn, option in Utilities-Massive change of tags.(idea of Marc)
  • Fide/LiChess/Fics elo, eliminated messages when user and player have done the same move.(idea of Andreas W)
  • Erroneous elo showed in LiChess-elo menu (Andreas W)
  • Games database, problem open some games. (Mattew A)
  • Import pgn in Opening Lines doesn't work. (Jonathan C)
From 11.15 to 11.15a
  • Marc: Fix, saving board to an image in clippboard/file. AltK shows the new keys to be used.
  • Andreas W: Fix, engine label when training Find best move.
  • Andreas W: Fix, find best move, changed size of buttons that shows the moves.
  • Andreas W: Fix, find best move, bad window size when resizing board.
  • Stochastic13: Playing against any engine, with tutor, when move is a draw and there is a lot of moves better.
  • Paul T: Fix, STS test, frozen when a engine thinks a lot of seconds, also added Run with board option.

From 11.15a to 11.15b
  • Andreas W: Fix, find best move, added info about castle and enpassant.
  • Becoming a knight tamer, some of the options don't work.

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