KCheckers isn’t very good at all, but Cake is no cake walk….

April 29, 2009 | Checkers | By: Mark VandeWettering

Milhouse utterly destroys kcheckers. This game is typical of the five I just played against it.

[Event "KCheckers Game"]
[Date "2009.04.29"]
[Round "1"]
[Black "*Master*"]
[White "Milhouse"]
[Result "0-1"]
[GameType "21"]
1. 12-16 22-18 2. 8-12 24-19 3. 10-15 19x10 4. 7x14 25-22 
5. 9-13 18x9 6. 5x14 23-19 7. 16x23 27x9 8. 12-16 26-23 
9. 6-10 22-18 10. 11-15 18x11 11. 16-20 9-5 12. 1-6 5-1 
13. 3-7 23-18 14. 7x16 18-14 15. 10x17 1x10 16. 17-22 31-27 
17. 16-19 27-24 18. 20x27 32x16 19. 22-26 30x23 
20. 4-8 28-24 21. 13-17 21x14 22. 8-11 16x7 23. 2x11 10-7 
24. 11-16 24-20 25. 16-19 23x16 0-1

On the other hand, I got Martin Fierz’s Checkerboard program running under wine on my Macbook, and it’s “Cake” engine made pretty short work of my program.

[Event "Sparring"]
[Date "2009-04-29"]
[Black "Milhouse"]
[White "Cake"]
[Result "0-1"]
1. 11-15 24-19 2. 15x24 28x19 3. 8-11 22-18 4. 10-14 27-24 5. 7-10 24-20 6. 3-8 19-16 7. 
12x19 23x7 8. 2x11 26-23 9. 10-15 25-22 10. 8-12 31-27 11. 6-10 30-25 12. 1-6 22-17 13. 
15x22 25x18 14. 11-15 18x11 15. 9-13 11-7 16. 13x22 7-2 17. 5-9 2-7 18. 4-8 21-17 19. 14x21 
7x5 20. 21-25 5-1 21. 6-9 1-6 22. 9-13 6-10 23. 25-30 23-19 24. 8-11 27-24 25. 22-26 32-28 
26. 11-15 10-14 27. 13-17 19x10 28. 17-22 20-16 29. 12x19 24x15 30. 26-31 14-18 31. 22-26 
18-23 32. 30-25 23x21 0-1
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