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Mac OS X Chess Program VS Windows Vista Chess Program

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:whistle: I tried this, with both of them set at the highest possible level. It is really slow, since each of them needs to calculate several tens of moves forward. However, being curious, I went to find out... which is better at chess? So, I ran Vista's chess program in VMware, and Mac OS X chess program outside of vmware, and started the game with Vista as white and mac as black.

 

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Currently, they are at that...

Updates to come.

 

I didn't bother to keep track of each of their moves, however. Many times one of them nearly checkmated the other, but was ingeniously prevented. To tell the truth, I'm impressed by the computer's prowess at chess.

 

...And the Mac OS X chess program won! Hooray!

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Later when I tried letting mac play against vista in the easiest level, vista won and mac lost. Sorry but no screenshot available

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Next time try not running it through wmware. Vista automatically will set the graphics level down if the computer can't handle it.

 

K thanks and bye...

 

He's not talking about the graphics of the game, but rather the thinking capacity of the game. Vista can do quite the same amount of calculations if it was in a virtual machine as if it was in a regular PC enviroment.

 

Try not to be so angry.

 

Kay, thanks, and bye.

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It may have to do with the fact that they are using different Chess algorithms... (I assume) Tell me if I am wrong. An Interesting experiment though. :P

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Pretty curious.. how did you initiate the game between the two? If u sat there and started moving the pieces, u'd have to initiate some move first right? Arghhh.. lolzzz.. me confused..

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Hmm, as you generally seem to be rather biased towards mac...I suspect that you did not think to set Vista's engine settings as high as possible...ie. playing strength, time taken per move, etc...

Another point is that you did not(I imagine) allow Vista's program to use much of the sytems resources, and so mac had the advantage.

Anyways, set Chessmaster or Fritz onto mac and your precious program will be destroyed. :D

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Bah.. way to bump up an ancient topic..

 

 

This is an awesome idea if you think about it. Which development team can program better algorithms? I was about to run this experiment myself (though I was going to manually move each piece (which I may still do)) when I found someone had already done it.

 

Yay for bumping ancient threads!!! :) Lol.

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