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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:27 pm    Post subject: command line interface on a mac? Reply with quote

Is there a way to use the Hiarcs chess engine from the command line?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you understand the UCI protocol yes.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mark Uniacke wrote:
If you understand the UCI protocol yes.


Supposing I do. What's next?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Run the engine from the command line, then type uci and press return.

You can now instruct the engine using UCI commands, but I warn you UCI was not really designed for humans to use so it is quite verbose.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks!
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