Monday, April 16, 2018

Version 11.07: Shortcuts

Shortcuts:
  • They are activated pressing right mouse button on main toolbar.
  • The options that can have ashortcut is extended to menus Play, Train, Compete, Tools.
  • ALT <number> keys can be used.
  • Label showed can be edited (double click over field).
Transsiberian:
  • Endings are again not guided if they have 4 pieces or less (uses syzygy tablebases-pychess library).
  • Now when changing level save current level state.

New trainings positions: 
  • Singular moves to equalize.
  • Singular moves to win.

Bugs: 
  • Kibitzers, when add a new kibitzer, all others reset their results (Jan Bernard)
  • Database order by plies (Antonio G)

Downloads : 

Monday, February 26, 2018

Version 11.06c: Opening lines

Changes:
  • To activate/deactivate Graphics-Director, CTRL+right button, also to activate F1 to F10
  • Engines:
    • Updated McBrain to version 9
    • Updated Stockfish to version 9
  • Linux, new installation and some fixes in code by Costor

Bugs fixed:
  • Tournaments, some fixes (Bernard)
  • Playing like a GM, time of engine is not saved from one time to another. (Eren Kulpimar)
  • Analysing a game, the graphics window always opens with white at the bottom (emeikei)

News:
  • Opening Lines that allows you to create a repertoire of openings, and with tools to help to study, graphics-Director save the graphics in the same file, then it is all-in-one, providing the possibility of sharing easily. It also includes three simple ways of training:
    • First, sequential mode, the user must select all moves of a line and one side, must repeat until there are no errors. Then based on the number of times with no errors, it will be repeated.
    • Second, static, all the lines to study appear in a window, and the user can select any of them. The repetitions without errors are highlighted with mtereological symbols.
    • Third, positions, all the different positions can be trained in the same way as in the first training.

Version 11.06 -> 11.06a:
  • Bug: massive analysis, where book is not selected (Antonio)
  • Bug: mcbrain analysing with multipv at maximum.
  • Bug: kibitzers don´t work.
  • Change: importing polyglot books in Opening lines.
  • New: double click in a move, does an analysis (Lee Simbeye)
  • New: option in database filter standard, to save filters.


Version 11.06a -> 11.06b:
  • Change: Updated technique positions by Michele Tumbarello.
  • Bug: At start position window , the En "Passant Box" doesn't work. (aaa1395).
  • Bug: Poliglot books from pgn doesn´t work (Michele Tumbarello).
Version 11.06b -> 11.06c:

  • It only includes a minimal change due to the fact that in the analysis, part of the test code was not deleted by mistake, and the effect is that two calculations of elo are shown, in this update the test code is deleted.

    Downloads : 
    • To update (from v11.05/11.06/11.06a/11.06b), Information-Search from updates 

      Monday, January 15, 2018

      Version 11.05b: first draft of "Opening lines"

      Added:
      • New themes like diagrams of old books, adaptation of pieces included by Ben Citak.

      • Lichess-Elo
      • New engine, Cdrill 1800 by Ferdinand Mosca
      • Play like a Woman Grandmaster

      • Always autopromote to queen as an option, if ALT key is pressed, then allows to select other piece.

      • Playing against any engine: new option to show arrows with the best moves (parszab)

      • Tournaments between engines, added maxdepth of book. (Gabriel P)
      • Tools-PGN reader-Miniature of the day
      • Opening lines, only to test. It is an alternative way of creating a repertoire of openings, is a work not finished. There are a lot of work planned, by example, in the future will include trainings (one static and other continuous). 



      Changes:
      • Director, to activate and deactivate, right button over the board. To add pieces if needed ALT-right button
      • McBrain new version 4.0
      • Transsiberian, endings, now all are guided (Craig H.)
      • Analisis, ending phase to calculate elo is considered when material < 15 or less than 3 pieces in each side (Eren Külpinar)
      • Blindfold training positions, shows until mouse is pressed (Rieks T)
      • Databases, now located in DatabasesGames/DatabasesPositions because the need to rationalize the UsrData folder (Max Aloyau)
      • Hannibal changed from 1.7 to 1.4b, because v1.7 is not valid to 32 bits old-processors.
      • Personal tactics, now in the UsrData/Personal training/Tactics, can be used subfolders to group user tactics (Lee Simbeye)


      Bugs:
      • Tactics, draws not end (Ben Citak)
      • Several bugs in Databases (parszab ideas)
      • Launching the program with a PGN as argument, when the filter window is launched, it crashes when finished.
      Update:
      • From 11.05 to 11.05a
        • Problem downloading more Women Grandmasters (detected by Max Aloyau)
      • From 11.05a to 11.05b
        • Miniature of the day doesn´t work (detected by Eren Külpınar)
      • To update, from Information-Search from updates 

      Downloads :