tourney-manager - perl interface to run chess engine tourneys
helps you to run chess engine tournaments easyly.
1. Create a directory in which the tourneymanager can put all his temporary
files, configuration and results.
2. Then create the configuration files. Look at
/usr/share/doc/tourney-manager/example.conf which is supplied along with the
tourney manager. Copy this to the tourney directory,it is rather well
More tuning has to be done to specify non standard chess engines. The
example-engine.conf has some standard engines set. The settings have to be
tuned according your system.
Example for an UCI engine:
engine = Glaurung2 bin = /home/username/chess/tourney/glau.sh
#!/bin/bash /usr/games/polyglot /home/username/chess/tourney/glaurung.ini
EngineDir = . EngineCommand = /usr/games/glaurung
Log = false LogFile = glaurung.log
Resign = true ResignScore = 600
Hash = 64 OwnBook = false Threads = 1
3. Start the tourney manager tourney-manager
The tourney manager uses an
interactive command shell. To start up quickly,the following sequence of
commands should be enough:
Help about commands is available by 'help' and 'help <command>'.
This program just takes the configfile as an option.
tourney-manager was written by Holger Ruckdeschel <email@example.com>.
This manual page was written by Oliver Korff <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian
project (but may be used by others).