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Tactico - controversial chess engine

Miscellaneous version:

Deep Tactico 2011 Pro x64 
Deep Tactico Power 2011
Tactico 2011 x64 Blitz 
Tactico 3350b ProLG x86 
Tactico Olmos 3350b x64

Supra 13.1 - UCI engines. New version 28.10.2012

Supra - UCI engines
Author: Pedro Mourao Correia
Supra 13.1 downloadWebsite


Houdini 3 – the world's strongest chess engine in the Fritz interface


JCR Long Tournament 21-28.10.2012 (15 games of 30)

JCR Long Tournament 21-28.10.2012
REngineScore%FiDeKoHiStTaS-B1Fire 2.2 xTreme x32 3.5/570.0·=11== 8,25 2DeepSaros 3.2 x32 3.0/560.0=·===1 6,75 3Komodo 5 x32 2.5/550.00=·=1= 5,50 4Hiarcs 2011 WCSC 2.5/550.00==·=1 5,25 5Strelka 5.5 2.0/540.0==0=·= 5,25 6Tactico 3350b ProLG x321.5/530.0=0=0=· 4,00 

15 of 30 games playedLevel: Blitz 90/15 Hardware: Intel Celeron 3.46GHz
system: Windows XP 32 bit book:Perfect 2012 Table created with:Arena 3.0

iscDrone 0.28 - new version 27.10.2012

icsDrone acts as an interface between an ICS (Internet Chess Server) and a chess engine supporting the XBoard/WinBoard protocol.
Unlike XBoard/WinBoard it does not use a graphical interface so it is suitable for use on embedded systems. icsdrone was originally developed for FICS (the Free Internet Chess Server) by Henrik Gram but currently ICC (the Internet Chess Club) works as well. Some features - "Daemon mode" (run in background).

iscDrone 0.28 download

Vajolet 1.62 - UCI engines. New version 26.10.2012

Vajolet - UCI engine.
Author - Marco Belli. Website Vajolet

Vajolet 1.62 download

FinalGen generates tablebases - new version 1.3

FinalGen is a chess endgame tablebase generator for Windows.
FinalGen is absolutely free.
You can distribute the freeware version of this software providing that no additional fee is charged. Features - FinalGen generates tablebases for chess endgames with up to one piece per side, and any number of pawns. - The Search for draw option allows speeding up the process.
When enabled, this option will search only for drawn results, but can run up to 10 times faster. - The analysis area allows displaying variations. - You can pause and resume the process at any time. - FinalGen displays statistic information such as the estimated time remaining, the required hard disk space and the number of positions calculated. - Available interface languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, German.

FinalGen tablebases 1.3 download

Prochess 1.02AD - UCI engines. New version 26.10.2012

Prochess 1.01 - UCI engines
AuthorEdoardo ManinoProchess 1.02AD download
Website Prochess

MadChess 1.0 - UCI engines. New version 24.10.2012

MadChess - UCI engines
Author - Erik Madsen

MadChess 1.0 download

Rebel Century UCI compilation

Rebel 6 - UCI engines
AuthorEd SchroederRebel Century download

Darky 0.5d - winboard engines. New version 24.10.2012

Darky - winboard engines
Author - Alex Guerrero

Darky 0.5d download

Crafty Chess interface version 7.0a

Crafty Chess interface changes from version 6.13 to 7.0a

· finally added winboard and uci engine support + updated to Crafty v23.5
· tested as fully compatible with Windows 8
· added new tournament mode, for engines and users as well, with four tournament modes, modified Buchholz tie breaking algorithm and ability to suspend tournament for later resuming (when not in machine vs human mode) etc.

Crafty Chess interface version 7.0a download

JCR Best Engines Long Turnament 18-21.10.2012 - final standing

JCR Best Engines Long Turnament 18-21.10.2012
REngineScore%HoRyCrStS-B1Houdini 2.0c Standard x323.0/650.0· ·=10=== 9,00 1Rybka 4.1 x32 3.0/650.0=0· ·1=01 9,00 1Critter 1.6a x32 3.0/650.01=0=· ·01 9,00 1Stockfish 2.3.1 x32 3.0/650.0==1010· · 9,00 

Level: Blitz 90' + 15" Hardware: Intel Celeron 3.46GHz system: Windows XP 32 bit
PGN File download  Book: Perfect 2012Table created with:Arena 3.0

JCR Best Engines Long Turnament 10.2012, rounds 4-6

JCR Best Engines Long Turnament 10.2012
RankEngineScore%StRyHoCrS-B1Stockfish 2.3.1 x32 2.5/383.3·1=1 3,00 2Rybka 4.1 x32 1.5/350.00·=1 1,50 3Houdini 2.0c Standard x321.0/333.3==·0 2,00 4Critter 1.6a x32 1.0/333.3001· 1,00 

Start tournament: 2012.10.18, 08:19:33 Temp: 90' 15"
Hardware: Intel Celeron 3.46GHz system: Windows XP 32 bit
Book: Perfect 2012 Table created:Arena 3.0

Round 4-6:
Rybka 4.1 x32 - Stockfish 2.3.1 x32 Result "0-1"
Houdini 2.0c Standard x32 - Rybka 4.1 x32 Result "1/2-1/2"
Stockfish 2.3.1 x32 - Critter 1.6a x32 Result "1-0"